Southwestern Oklahoma State University Alumni Average Salary

Southwestern Oklahoma State University, a school in Weatherford, Okla., has roughly 4,000 undergrads. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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Southwestern Oklahoma State University Alumni

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Front End Developer / Engineer
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General / Operations Manager
2 salaries
General Counsel
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Safety Coordinator
2 salaries
Programmer Analyst
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Internal Auditor
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Sep 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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About This School

100 Campus Dr
Weatherford, OK 73096-3098


State School

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SWOSU alumni can most commonly be found in clinical care, the health care industry, and the software development industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most popular professional field seems to be the retail pharmacy or drugstore industry. Former SWOSU graduates bring in around $55K on average.


Male graduates of SWOSU out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of about $71K versus $53K for women.


Home to a large number of SWOSU alums, Clinton, Okla. is by far the most attractive city for these former students. Other common destinations for SWOSU grads include close-by Weatherford, Okla. and Cushing, Okla.

Degree Major

SWOSU students with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) can expect to make the most money ($87K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. 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).


Many former SWOSU students are familiar with Customer Service, and one-sixth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Former Bulldogs who have experience with People Management can expect to make 10 percent more than other alumni ($61K on average). Competency in Microsoft Office, Data Entry, and Microsoft Excel also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-third of alumni receive sick leave. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a strong majority of graduates contribute to a 401(k). A strong majority of alumni have medical plans, and a fair number of alums have dental insurance. Alumni of Southwestern Oklahoma State University also take in a casual working environment, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Compensation averages approximately $53K for Washburn University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to SWOSU grads. Other schools similar to SWOSU include Midwestern State University, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and Henderson State University.

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Key Stats for Southwestern Oklahoma State University


55 %
45 %
$28,188 - $61,674
$48,511 - $108,090
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

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