Shawnee State University Alumni Average Salary

Around 4,000 people attend Shawnee State University, a institution based in Portsmouth, Ohio. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Shawnee State University grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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About This School

940 Second St
Portsmouth, OH 45662


State School

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Shawnee State University alumni find work in an assortment of industries including clinical care, the health care industry, and the plastics manufacturing industry. The most popular career sector among alumni is the health care services industry. On the other end of the spectrum is the insurance agency or brokerage industry, which attracts less than five percent of Shawnee State University alumni. Former Shawnee State University graduates bring in about $47K on average.


In the Shawnee State University alumni community, men make a median salary of around $59K compared to their female counterparts, who earn $45K.


Shawnee State University grads who become Health Physics Technicians garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $72K annually.


Portsmouth, Ohio keeps the largest number of Shawnee State University grads among cities despite the fact that it offers the lowest median compensation (approximately $38K). On the opposite end of the pay scale is Atlanta, Ga., a top-paying city for Shawnee State University grads looking to earn a larger-than-average sum (this city has a median pay of $76K). Other popular cities for Shawnee State University alumni include nearby Columbus, Ohio and Piketon, Ohio.

Degree Major

Shawnee State University students with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) can expect to make the most money ($64K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Those holding a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Visual Arts (VA) are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in about $41K on average per year.


Shawnee State University alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Office, with less than ten percent of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Competency in People Management translates into above-average pay for Shawnee State University grads — they earn 76 percent more than their fellow graduates. Other top skills include Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-eighth of alumni receive sick leave. It is no small feat that most former students are given health coverage, and a strong majority of respondents accept dental insurance. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a large number of alumni contribute to a 401(k). Additional benefits handed to Shawnee State University alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts grads report the most similar salaries to Shawnee State University alums, earning $47K on average. Other schools similar to Shawnee State University include the Virginia Military Institute, the University of Virginia's College at Wise, and the University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg.

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Key Stats for Shawnee State University


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$35,250 - $52,981
$36,766 - $77,378
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
$34,435 - $46,238

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