Average Salary for Southern University and A&M College Alumni

Southern University and A & M College is a university based in Baton Rouge, La. that is home to around 6,000 undergraduates. Much of campus life revolves around sports (Go Jaguars!), and the urban location lets student freely explore the diverse, interesting city at their fingertips. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

547
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Public (Out-of-State) Universities

167
out of 408
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

134
out of 445

Typical Early Career Salary

$42,000
Southern University and A&M College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$31K$62K$93K
Accountant
2 salaries
$56,500  
   
Reliability Engineer
2 salaries
$90,331  
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About This School

Southern Branch Post Office
Baton Rouge, LA 70813

www.subr.edu

5,746

State School, For Sports Fans

32 %

17 %

44 %

20 %


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Industry

Former SU students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the engineering services industry, the chemical manufacturing industry, and the oil and gas field services industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the health care industry. Former SU graduates bring in about $60K on average.

Jobs

The SU alumni who make the most are Reliability Engineers; they report a median pay of $90K.

Locations

Many SU grads end up living in Dallas, Texas, deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. With a median salary of $94K, Houston, Texas represents the highest-paid city popular among SU grads. SU grads love their alma mater so much that many stick around in Baton Rouge despite the median salary there ranking lowest among popular cities (around $65K). Other popular cities include Plano, Texas and New Orleans, La.

Degree Major

SU grads who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (EE) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $105K per year. Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting are the lowest of the pack, earning approximately $63K.

Skills

Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for former Jaguars — they earn 69 percent more than their fellow graduates. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among SU alumni, with one in six workers reporting using it on the job. Other prime know-hows include Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Accounting.

Benefits and Perks

Though just over two-fifths of survey participants get paid time off for vacation, only one-third of alumni receive paid sick leave. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a fair number of alums contribute to a 401(k). A fair number of survey participants receive health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage. Other benefits awarded to Southern University and A & M College alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

University of Texas at Tyler grads report the most similar salaries to SU alums, earning $60K on average. Other schools similar to SU include Southeastern Louisiana University, McNeese State University, and Northwestern State University of Louisiana.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT critical reading score is not included.
* SAT writing score is not included.
400 520
ACT Scores 17 20

Key Stats for Southern University and A&M College

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %
Salary
$32,942 - $92,442
Salary
$48,642 - $103,906

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
$117,000

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