Average Salary for Stevenson University Alumni

Founded in Stevenson, Md., Stevenson University is an institution of higher learning for around 4,000 students. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Stevenson University Alumni

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About This School

1525 Greenspring Valley Rd
Stevenson, MD 21153-0641


Private School

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Stevenson University alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the health care services industry, the software development industry, and law. The most popular career sector among alumni is the health care industry. Those with an education from Stevenson University earn an average of $52K.


There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is $69K, but the median for the latter is only $46K.


In the Stevenson University alumni professional community, Nursing Managers make the highest median pay (about $115K), though Linux System Administrators ($90K), and Senior Systems Administrators (approximately $81K) are close competitors. Sliding in near the bottom are Junior Graphic Designers, who report earnings of around $33K.


Home to a large number of Stevenson University alums, Catonsville is by far the most attractive city for these former students. In addition, former Stevenson University students often head to Columbia after graduating, where typical salaries come to $72K in this top-paying city. On the other hand, Stevenson University alumni who end up in Baltimore receive the lowest median salaries of $52K. Other popular cities for Stevenson University alumni include nearby Rockville and Havre de Grace.

Degree Major

Stevenson University students with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) can expect to make the most money (about $88K per year) compared to their fellow graduates. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is an Associate of Arts (AA), General Studies ($33K annually).


Proficiency in Microsoft Office is common among Stevenson University alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, nearly one-seventh of former students report doing so. Stevenson University grads with Linux experience garner salaries that are 73 percent more than other grads' salaries. In addition, those who are savvy in Microsoft Excel, Adobe Photoshop, and Linux are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of graduates can rely on paid vacation days, but just half of the alumni have the luxury of paid sick time. Health benefits extend to most survey participants, and a majority of former students also receive dental coverage. A fair portion of alumni report contributing to a 401(k). Other benefits that Stevenson University alumni receive are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, 403(b), and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Mercyhurst College grads bring in salaries of around around $52K, making them the most similar to Stevenson University alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to Stevenson University include Felician College, Dominican College of Blauvelt, and Roger Williams University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1340 1640
ACT Scores 18 23

Key Stats for Stevenson University


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$30,134 - $68,300
$37,535 - $86,873
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1-4 years
5-9 years
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

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