Average Salary for Simpson College - Indianola, IA Alumni

Around 2,000 people attend Simpson College, an United Methodist institution based in Indianola, Iowa. Undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences is popular here. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

1089
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

341
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Liberal Arts

106
out of 119

Typical Early Career Salary

$38,400
Simpson College - Indianola, IA Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Network Engineer
2 salaries
$64,910  
   
Project Coordinator, (Unknown Type / General)
2 salaries
$35,500  
Human Resources (HR) Director
2 salaries
$52,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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About This School

701 North C St
Indianola, IA 50125

Simpson College

1,712

Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

65 %

14 %

88 %

33 %


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Industry

The majority of Simpson alumni wind up in the banking industry. Those with a degree from Simpson make an average of $50K.

Jobs

Simpson grads who become Network Engineers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average approximately $65K annually. However, Human Resources Directors also rank as top-earners (bringing in $53K). Project Coordinators face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at around $36K.

Locations

Home to a large number of Simpson alums, West Des Moines, Iowa is by far the most attractive city for these former students. With a median salary of about $53K, Des Moines, Iowa represents the highest-paid city popular among Simpson grads. Simpson College grads are so loyal to Indianola that a sizable number choose to stay after graduating, despite median salary there ranking lowest among popular cities ($38K).

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $64K per year, Simpson College grads who have a Bachelor's Degree, Business Management are the best paid among the alumni population. A Bachelor's Degree is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $49K.

Skills

Simpson College grads who have experience with Financial Analysis can expect to make 40 percent more than other alumni ($70K on average). One in five grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Microsoft Excel, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Customer Service are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. Most former students set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health insurance benefits extend to most graduates, and more than half of grads sign up for dental plans. Additional perks enjoyed by Simpson College grads include life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Median pay for Illinois College grads is approximately $46K, making their salaries most similar to those of Simpson grads. Other schools similar to Simpson include Central College, Wartburg College, and East-West University.

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ACT Scores 21 27

Key Stats for Simpson College - Indianola, IA

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %
Salary
$26,000 - $61,581
Salary
$40,000 - $61,581
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
$37,800
$26,553 - $68,595
$37,800

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