Spring Arbor University Alumni Average Salary

Around 3,000 people attend Spring Arbor University, a Free Methodist institution based in Spring Arbor, Mich. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Spring Arbor University grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Graphic Designer
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Sep 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 227
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About This School

106 E. Main St
Spring Arbor, MI 49283-9799


Private School, Religious

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Graduates of Spring Arbor University are found working in a number of different fields including the manufacturing industry, public K-12 education, and the education industry. The automotive manufacturing industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. The average salary for a grad from Spring Arbor University is $51K.


Spring Arbor University grads who become Division General Managers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making a median salary of about $100K yearly.


Many Spring Arbor University students are Jackson, Mich.-bound following college. Toledo, Ohio is also a common destination for Spring Arbor University grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $70K. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Spring Arbor University alumni is Kalamazoo, Mich., which offers a median salary of approximately $48K. Other common destinations for Spring Arbor University grads include close-by Detroit, Mich. and Lansing, Mich.

Degree Major

Spring Arbor University grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration and earn a median salary of $95K per year. A B.A. in Psychology commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $50K.


Spring Arbor University alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Office, with about one in six grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Knowledge of Strategic Planning seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 61 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (around $82K). Experience with Customer Service, Human Resources Information System (HRIS), and Case Management is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Health coverage is awarded to a fair number of survey participants, and dental insurance is issued to a strong majority of graduates as well. A strong majority of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. Spring Arbor University grads also enjoy benefits like a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Cabrini College graduates, who earn $50K on average, make a similar amount to Spring Arbor University grads. Cornerstone University, Anderson University, and Marian University are also similar to Spring Arbor University.

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