Average Salary for Savannah State University (SSU) Alumni

Savannah State University, a school in Savannah, Ga., has roughly 5,000 undergrads. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Overall College ROI Rank

1220
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Public (Out-of-State) Universities

407
out of 408
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

438
out of 445

Typical Early Career Salary

$36,200
Savannah State University (SSU) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$21K$42K$63K
Case Manager
2 salaries
$26,000  
   
Accounting Manager
2 salaries
$60,500  
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About This School

3219 College Street
Savannah, GA 31404-5310

4,602

State School, For Sports Fans

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Industry

The crisis intervention service industry, the public health department industry, and the education industry are just a few of the areas in which Savannah State grads find work. Among Savannah State grads, the shipping, transportation, warehousing, or logistics industry is a commonly chosen career field. For Savannah State alumni, high SAT scores do not correlate to high-paying positions in the workforce. Graduates of Savannah State earn about $45K on average.

Gender

It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of approximately $34K whereas the men's median is $58K.

Jobs

Among Savannah State alumni, those working as Accounting Managers report the highest median pay of $61K, followed by Office Administrators ($30K). Sliding in near the bottom are Case Managers, who report earnings of around $26K.

Locations

Savannah State alumni seem to appreciate living in Savannah, and about two in five grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework. It is no surprise that Jacksonville, Fla., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $55K), is another of the most popular spots for former Savannah State students. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Savannah State grads is Columbia, S.C. (median compensation is $32K).

Degree Major

A Master of Social Work (MSW), Clinical Social Work (CSW) earns Savannah State students the most money after college (an average about $57K per year). Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Political Science (PolySci) are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in approximately $29K on average per year.

Skills

Former Tigers with Microsoft Word abilities can expect to make 48 percent more than their former classmates ($66K). Savannah State alumni are often well versed in Case Management, with one in seven grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Competency in Data Entry, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for approximately half of the alums, but only one in three grads are rewarded with paid sick leave. Most grads save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A large number of alumni enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a strong majority of grads receive dental plans, too. Savannah State University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and stock purchase plan.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Castleton State College grads (who make an average of $46K) earn salaries most similar to Savannah State alumni. Kentucky State University, SUNY at Purchase College, and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside are also similar to Savannah State.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1140 1370
ACT Scores 16 19

Key Stats for Savannah State University (SSU)

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %
Salary
$26,553 - $49,132
Salary
$48,153 - $65,547

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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