Saint Louis University (SLU) Alumni Average Salary

Saint Louis University, a Roman Catholic school in Saint Louis, Mo., has roughly 13,000 undergrads. Students thrive off the school's sports-centered energy and urban environment, which offers countless areas to explore and numerous ways to keep busy. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the SLU grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Saint Louis University (SLU) Alumni

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Associate Attorney
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Physical Therapist (PT)
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Financial Analyst
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 880

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About This School

One Grand Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63103-2097


Private School, Research University, Religious, For Sports Fans

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Clinical care is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Graduates of SLU earn around $69K on average.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $54K per year compared to men, who earn $78K.


St. Louis, Mo. is a hot spot for SLU alum. The top-paying city popular with SLU alumni is Kansas City, Mo., which offers a median salary of $103K. Though Denver, Colo. takes the cake for lowest pay among SLU grads (the median salary is approximately $73K there), it remains a common destination for former students.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for SLU grads with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) (average earnings climb to $82K per year). Graduates holding a Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Jurisprudence, or Master of Law (LLM) fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of about $65K.


Many former SLU students are familiar with Legal Compliance, and one-tenth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Windows Operating System General Use commands a pay premium of 27 percent for former Billikens. Experience with Regulatory Compliance, Microsoft Office, and Physical Therapy is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of former students take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Health coverage is awarded to a large number of alums, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of alumni as well. Additional benefits handed to Saint Louis University alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, free drinks, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Howard University grads (who make an average of approximately $71K) earn salaries most similar to SLU alumni. Other schools similar to SLU include Loyola University-Chicago, Catholic University of America, and the University of Denver.

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$37,500 - $73,333
$53,829 - $103,177

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