Southwestern Oklahoma State University Alumni Average Salary

Southwestern Oklahoma State University is a university based in Weatherford, Okla. that is home to around 4,000 undergraduates. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About This School

100 Campus Dr
Weatherford, OK 73096-3098


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The majority of alumni accept jobs in the software development industry. SWOSU graduates see an average starting salary of about $60K.


It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of approximately $55K whereas the men's median is $75K.


Home to a large number of SWOSU alums, Weatherford, Okla. is by far the most attractive city for these former students.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid SWOSU alumni are those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — they earn close to $85K on average per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) ($55K on average annually).


Former Bulldogs who have experience with Adobe Photoshop can expect to make 1 percent more than other alumni ($60K on average). JavaScript is a popular skill among SWOSU alumni, with nearly one in seven grads reporting using it on the job. Competency in Adobe Photoshop, PHP, and Customer Service also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to paid time off, graduates receive more lenience about illness than vacation; close to half of the respondents get sick leave, whereas slightly more than a third of graduates get paid vacation. Most former students set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health benefits extend to a large number of graduates, and more than half of alumni also receive dental coverage. Southwestern Oklahoma State University grads also enjoy benefits like flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus grads report the most similar salaries to SWOSU alums, earning around $59K on average. Other schools similar to SWOSU include Midwestern State University, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and Henderson State University.

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ACT Scores 18 24

Key Stats for Southwestern Oklahoma State University


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