Truman State University Alumni Average Salary

Truman State University, a school in Kirksville, Mo., has roughly 6,000 undergrads. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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College ROI Report

914th

20 Year Net ROI 

$182,000

Annual ROI 

5.4%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$102,000

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377th

Early Career Salary 

$41,800

Mid-Career Salary 

$80,600

% High Meaning 

49 %

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Truman State University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$34K$68K$102K
Software Engineer
10 salaries
$67,802  
   
Administrative Assistant
6 salaries
$30,968  
Graphic Designer
5 salaries
$36,120  
Director of Operations
5 salaries
$99,500  
Financial Analyst
5 salaries
$54,045  
Veterinarian
4 salaries
$73,985  
Marketing Specialist
4 salaries
$35,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 319
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About This School

100 E Normal
Kirksville, MO 63501-4221

admissions.truman.edu

5,898

State School

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Industry

The most popular professional field seems to be the consulting industry. Curiously, the high SAT results reported by Truman alumni do not result in top-paid positions in the workforce — in fact, this group brings home rather low salaries. Those with a degree from Truman make an average of about $49K.

Gender

Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $74K per year, but the second group takes home only approximately $36K.

Locations

The most popular destination for former Truman students is Kansas City, Mo. With a median salary of $53K, Springfield, Mo. represents the highest-paid city popular among Truman grads. On the other end, Truman grads flock to St. Louis, Mo., which actually offers the weakest median salary of $42K.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) earns Truman students the most money after college (an average around $102K per year). A B.A. in Communication offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($35K).

Skills

Just under one-fifth of grads report using Microsoft Office as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. For former Bulldogs, proficiency in Adobe Photoshop warrants a paycheck that is 12 percent more than other alumni salaries. Other top skills include Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Word, and Marketing Communications.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one in four survey participants are paid for vacation and just one-fourth of alumni for sick time. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a strong majority of grads contribute to a 401(k). Health coverage is awarded to a strong majority of survey participants, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of respondents as well. Truman State University grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages around $48K for Indiana University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Truman grads. Washburn University, Indiana University-Northwest, and Winona State University are also similar to Truman.

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Key Stats for Truman State University

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %
Salary
$33,857 - $48,605
Salary
$56,502 - $142,431
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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