Average Salary for Siena Heights University Alumni

Nestled away in Adrian, Mich., Siena Heights University, a Roman Catholic school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

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Typical Early Career Salary

Siena Heights University Alumni

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Software Developer
3 salaries
Finance Director
2 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
2 salaries
Senior Privacy & Security Analyst
2 salaries
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About This School

1247 E. Siena Heights Dr
Adrian, MI 49221


Private School, Religious

43 %

10 %

80 %

45 %

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Graduates of Siena Heights University go into the manufacturing industry, the automotive manufacturing industry, and the education industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the health care industry. Siena Heights University graduates in the telecommunications industry are hard pressed to find, with less than five percent of former students taking up work in this field. Siena Heights University students do not advance into high-paying positions after graduation despite their impressive SAT results. Former Siena Heights University graduates bring in $43K on average.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of approximately $41K per year compared to men, who earn $71K.


In the Siena Heights University alumni professional community, Software Developers make the highest median pay ($94K), though Information Technology Managers ($92K), and Senior Privacy & Security Analysts (about $90K) are close competitors. Finance Directors pick up around $45K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.


Though Adrian, Mich. offers the least in terms of financial rewards (median pay is the lowest at $38K), about an eighth of Siena Heights University students continue living here after college. On the opposite end of the pay scale is Troy, Mich., a top-paying city for Siena Heights University grads looking to earn a larger-than-average sum (this city has a median pay of around $91K). Other cities of interest among Siena Heights University alumni include nearby Ann Arbor, Mich. and Benton Harbor, Mich.

Degree Major

A graduate with a B.A. in Computer Information Systems (CIS) from Siena Heights University can rake in a whopping average $96K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration are the lowest of the pack, earning $39K.


Many former Siena Heights University students are familiar with Microsoft Office, and close to one-seventh of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Network Management / Administration commands a pay premium of 109 percent for Siena Heights University grads. People Management, Accounts Payable, and Customer Service are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of respondents enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a strong majority of survey participants receive dental plans, too. A large number of grads set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Siena Heights University grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, 403(b), a company-subsidized cell phone, and company pension plan.

Related Schools

Columbia College grads bring in salaries of around approximately $45K, making them the most similar to Siena Heights University alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to Siena Heights University include Madonna University, Walsh University, and Malone University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
842 1097
ACT Scores 19 23

Key Stats for Siena Heights University


56 %
44 %
$30,887 - $60,663
$37,140 - $91,242
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

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