Average Salary for Southeast Missouri State University Alumni

Nestled away in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Southeast Missouri State University, a school, has a student population of roughly 11,000. Students searching for a quaint college campus with a significant athletic presence fit in well at this school, though many graduate to urban areas like St. Louis, Mo., Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Poplar Bluff, Mo. after college. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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Overall College ROI Rank

1073
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Public (Out-of-State) Universities

357
out of 408
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

371
out of 445

Typical Early Career Salary

$38,200
Southeast Missouri State University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$29K$58K$87K
Office Manager
2 salaries
$35,000  
   
Regional Sales Manager
2 salaries
$85,000  
Graphic Designer
2 salaries
$46,250  
Human Resources (HR) Director
2 salaries
$59,000  
Human Resources (HR) Manager
2 salaries
$61,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 26 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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About This School

One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

www.semo.edu/admissions/

10,605

State School, For Sports Fans

49 %

12 %

75 %

40 %


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Industry

Southeast Missouri alumni can most commonly be found in the banking industry, the education industry, and the home health care industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The manufacturing industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Median pay for those who graduated from Southeast Missouri amounts to approximately $50K.

Gender

After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average $67K per year compared to females' around $45K.

Jobs

Former Southeast Missouri students with an interest in making money consider becoming Regional Sales Managers, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to about $85K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Human Resources Managers ($61K) and Human Resources Directors ($59K). Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Office Managers; alumni in this role face average salaries of $35K.

Locations

Cape Girardeau, Mo. is a hub for Southeast Missouri graduates — a large number call this city home. Southeast Missouri alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in St. Louis, Mo., which offers a median salary of $68K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Southeast Missouri alumni is San Antonio, Texas, where earnings average around $40K. Southeast Missouri alumni express interest in nearby Sikeston, Mo. and Poplar Bluff, Mo. as well.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Accounting earns Southeast Missouri students the most money after college (an average approximately $108K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in General Studies ($30K on average annually).

Skills

Former Redhawks who have experience with C# can expect to make 50 percent more than other alumni (about $75K on average). Less than ten percent of Southeast Missouri grads wind up using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Operations Management are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Roughly half of the graduates report receiving paid vacation days, but just one-fourth of alumni are paid for sick leave. A large number of alums enjoy benefits like health insurance, while the larger part of grads receive dental plans, too. Most graduates participate in a 401(k) program. Additional perks enjoyed by Southeast Missouri State University grads include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Median pay for Austin Peay State University grads is $50K, making their salaries most similar to those of Southeast Missouri grads. Other schools similar to Southeast Missouri include Murray State University, the University of Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
895 1150
ACT Scores 20 25

Key Stats for Southeast Missouri State University

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Salary
$29,933 - $71,216
Salary
$33,907 - $93,819
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

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