Saint Louis University (SLU) Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Saint Louis, Mo., Saint Louis University, a Roman Catholic school, has a student population of roughly 13,000. Students thrive off the school's sports-centered energy and urban environment, which offers countless areas to explore and numerous ways to keep busy. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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329th

20 Year Net ROI 

$367,000

Annual ROI 

5.3%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$214,000

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397th

Early Career Salary 

$46,800

Mid-Career Salary 

$79,900

% High Meaning 

54 %

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Saint Louis University (SLU) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$23K$46K$69K
Attorney / Lawyer
18 salaries
$66,739  
   
Associate Attorney
14 salaries
$65,000  
Physical Therapist (PT)
9 salaries
$67,000  
Accounting Manager
9 salaries
$64,709  
High School Teacher
9 salaries
$38,000  
Marketing Manager
8 salaries
$56,208  
Financial Analyst
7 salaries
$47,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Aug 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 801
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About This School

One Grand Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63103-2097

www.slu.edu/x5186.xml

12,567

Private School, Research University, Religious, For Sports Fans

70 %

15 %

50 %

19 %


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Industry

SLU alumni can most commonly be found in clinical care, the health care services industry, and the financial services industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The majority of SLU alumni wind up in the health care industry. SLU graduates in the telecommunications industry are hard pressed to find, with less than two percent of former students taking up work in this field. Those with an education from SLU earn an average of $63K.

Jobs

SLU grads who become Senior Systems Administrators garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average about $91K annually. However, Strategic Planning Managers and Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers also rank as top-earners (bringing in around $71K and approximately $56K, respectively). Financial Analysts face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $50K.

Locations

St. Louis, Mo. is filled with SLU grads. SLU grads also flock to Atlanta, Ga., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is $88K). On the other end, SLU grads flock to New York, N.Y., which actually offers the weakest median salary of $48K. In addition, grads flock to Chicago, Ill. as well as Denver, Colo.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for SLU grads with a medical degree (average earnings climb to $127K per year). A Bachelor of Science in Business & Marketing commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $44K.

Skills

Former Billikens with Budget Management experience garner salaries that are 35 percent more than other grads' salaries. Around a tenth of SLU grads wind up using Microsoft Excel at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office, Financial Analysis, and Project Management rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in four survey participants get sick time. A large number of alumni take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Health benefits extend to a large number of survey participants, and a fair number of alums also receive dental coverage. Saint Louis University grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $63K for Fordham University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to SLU grads. Loyola University-Chicago, Howard University, and Catholic University of America are also similar to SLU.

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Key Stats for Saint Louis University (SLU)

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %
Salary
$32,973 - $73,635
Salary
$40,223 - $85,680
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

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