Southern University and A&M College Alumni Average Salary

Southern University and A & M College is a university based in Baton Rouge, La. that is home to around 6,000 undergraduates. Enthusiasm for sports runs deep here (Go Jaguars!), and the urban location affords rich cultural experiences for the students. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

589th

20 Year Net ROI 

$271,000

Annual ROI 

7.7%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$83,000

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College Salary Report

658th

Early Career Salary 

$46,000

Mid-Career Salary 

$71,400

% High Meaning 

79 %

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Southern University and A&M College Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Accountant
2 salaries
$34,503  
   
Career Service Coordinator
2 salaries
$43,950  
High School Teacher
2 salaries
$51,597  
Project Manager, Software Development
2 salaries
$108,200  
Accounting Manager
2 salaries
$54,040  
Mechanical Engineer
2 salaries
$73,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Dec 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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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

Among SU grads, the education industry is a commonly chosen career field. The average salary for a grad from SU is $48K.

Locations

SU alumni like Baton Rouge so much that they tend to stick around after graduation, with one-fourth of grads staying on to find permanent employment.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree will compensate SU grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in approximately $47K on average per year. Those with a Master of Arts (MA) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $46K per year.

Skills

SU alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Office, with slightly less than a third of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Former Jaguars with Microsoft Office abilities can expect to make 62 percent more than their former classmates (about $78K). Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Word, Customer Service, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include paid time off, but vacation days are more heavily handed out than sick days; a fair number of graduates report receiving the former, but only two-fifths of alumni report receiving the latter. To plan for old age, more than half of graduates maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. The larger part of alums have medical plans, and the larger part of survey participants have dental insurance. Graduates of Southern University and A & M College are also recipients of life insurance.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Southeastern Louisiana University grads (who make an average of around $50K) earn salaries most similar to SU alumni. McNeese State University, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, and Stephen F Austin State University are also similar to SU.

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Key Stats for Southern University and A&M College

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Salary
$53,500
Salary
$63,500
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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