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Average Salary for Spring Arbor University Alumni

Around 3,000 people attend Spring Arbor University, a Free Methodist institution based in Spring Arbor, Mich. The data for this snapshot was collected from Spring Arbor University graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank

1030
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

372
out of 476
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

258
out of 280

Typical Early Career Salary

$32,100
Spring Arbor University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Property Manager
4 salaries
$70,468  
   
Business Manager
3 salaries
$69,600  
Youth Pastor
3 salaries
$16,800  
Clinical Supervisor
2 salaries
$52,500  
Research Technician
2 salaries
$28,491  
Executive Assistant
2 salaries
$50,750  
Guidance Counselor
2 salaries
$40,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 117
United States (change)

Spring Arbor University Details

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

3,058

Private Schools, Religious

53 %

3 %

73 %

45 %

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Industry

The manufacturing industry, the health care industry, and the automotive manufacturing industry are just a few of the areas in which Spring Arbor University grads find work. Among Spring Arbor University grads, the education industry is a commonly chosen career field. Curiously, the high SAT results reported by Spring Arbor University alumni do not result in top-paid positions in the workforce — in fact, this group brings home rather low salaries. Graduates of Spring Arbor University typically earn approximately $48K.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes around $50K where the average male graduate hauls home $64K.

Jobs

The Spring Arbor University alumni who make the most are Presidents; they report a median pay of about $124K. Division General Managers and Property Managers draw in a fair amount as well — $100K and $70K. Youth Pastors pick up $17K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.

Locations

Many Spring Arbor University grads end up living in Lansing, deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. Toledo is another hot spot for Spring Arbor University grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to about $71K). Home to the lowest median salary for Spring Arbor University alumni is Jackson, a popular place for former students despite its $45K average paycheck. Close-by Kalamazoo and Detroit are also desirable cities among Spring Arbor University alumni.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Business Administration will compensate Spring Arbor University grads at a much higher rate than other fields — these alums tend to rake in $102K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Biochemistry (BCH) — their annual income amounts to $28K on average.

Skills

Nearly one in eight grads report using Microsoft Office as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Knowing Budget Management can pay off big time for Spring Arbor University grads, who can expect a 53 percent bigger paycheck than other grads. Competency in Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, and Customer Service also warrants excellent retribution.

Benefits and Perks

Only half of the alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in three grads get paid sick time. Health benefits extend to a fair portion of former students, and a fair portion of survey participants also receive dental coverage. A fair portion of alumni take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Spring Arbor University grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Alumni of Cornerstone University pick up average paychecks of $50K, which is closest to the amount made by Spring Arbor University grads among similar schools. Anderson University, Marian University, and Point Park University are also similar to Spring Arbor University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
940 1300
ACT Scores 20 26

Key Stats

Female
58 %
Male
42 %
Salary
$29,716 - $66,605
Salary
$28,667 - $84,231
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
24%
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Bedrock Management
$72,142
$27,874 - $93,886
$17,030 - $70,000
$49,000 - $73,891
$36,000 - $80,000
$58,958 - $83,776

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