Saint Louis University (SLU) Alumni Average Salary

Saint Louis University is a Roman Catholic university based in Saint Louis, Mo. that is home to around 13,000 undergraduates. The school has a strong sports tradition (Go Billikens!) and its urban campus offers many benefits for its students. This report is based on the answers of SLU graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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490th

20 Year Net ROI 

$274,000

Annual ROI 

4.4%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$209,000

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467th

Early Career Salary 

$45,700

Mid-Career Salary 

$75,700

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Saint Louis University (SLU) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Physical Therapist (PT)
3 salaries
$70,169  
   
Financial Analyst
3 salaries
$50,000  
Physical Therapy Manager
2 salaries
$78,471  
Senior Counsel
2 salaries
$150,000  
Strategic Planning Manager
2 salaries
$71,000  
Finance Manager
2 salaries
$89,000  
Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation)
2 salaries
$55,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 177
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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

Professionally, clinical care, the health care services industry, and the financial services industry are popular business areas among SLU alumni. A large chunk of former SLU students are employed in the health care industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Less than two percent of SLU grads move into higher education — it is the road least traveled for this demographic. Graduates of SLU earn around $62K on average.

Jobs

SLU grads who become Internal Medicine Physicians are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average $182K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Senior Human Resources Managers and Orthopedic Physician Assistants; their salaries approach $86K and about $83K, respectively. Sliding in near the bottom are Senior Accountants, who report earnings of $67K.

Locations

Many SLU students are St. Louis, Mo.-bound following college. Another city that attracts a wealth of SLU grads is Atlanta, Ga.; given its high compensation ($91K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. SLU alumni in Tampa, Fla. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at approximately $50K. Other cities of interest include Chicago, Ill. and Austin, Texas.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance from SLU can rake in a whopping average around $120K per year, more than any other degree from this school. A Bachelor of Science in Business & Marketing is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of about $44K.

Skills

Former Billikens with Orthopedics abilities can expect to make 28 percent more than their former classmates (approximately $80K). Around a tenth of grads report using Microsoft Excel as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Demonstrated ability in Financial Analysis, Project Management, and Microsoft Office 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-fourth of alumni get sick time. A large number of alums allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Most grads enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a strong majority of respondents receive dental plans, too. Saint Louis University grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Median pay for University of Denver grads is $63K, making their salaries most similar to those of SLU grads. Other schools similar to SLU include Loyola University-Chicago, Howard University, and Catholic University of America.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1080 1320
ACT Scores 25 30

Key Stats for Saint Louis University (SLU)

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %
Salary
$36,758 - $73,349
Salary
$39,799 - $96,349
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
$34,765 - $74,900
$31,424 - $84,900
$74,456 - $174,500
$50,000

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