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Average Salary for Truman State University Alumni

Located in Kirksville, Mo., roughly 6,000 students call Truman State University home for four years. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

Overall College ROI Rank
627
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities
217
out of 420
Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School
233
out of 445
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Typical Early Career Salary
$39,900
Truman State University Alumni
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Software Engineer
9 salaries
$64,969  
   
Senior Software Engineer
4 salaries
$75,500  
Marketing Coordinator
4 salaries
$38,000  
Staff Accountant
3 salaries
$47,932  
Property Manager
3 salaries
$33,900  
Accounting Manager
3 salaries
$39,775  
Program Manager, Non-Profit Organization
3 salaries
$27,469  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 192
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Truman State University Details

Address:

100 E Normal
Kirksville, MO 63501-4221

Admissions Website:

Students Enrolled:

5,872

Categories:

State Schools

Graduation Rate:

74 %

% STEM:

17 %

% Stay In State:

57 %

% Receiving Pell Grants:

20 %
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Industry

Truman alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the financial services industry, the health care information technology (it) services industry, and the education industry. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the health care industry. Those with a degree from Truman tend to make about $51K.

Gender

Male graduates do tend to earn more than female graduates; the first group banks approximately $60K per year, but the second group takes home only $46K.

Jobs

The biggest paychecks among Truman alumni are earned by Senior Software Engineers — these former students make $76K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Software Engineers (around $65K) and Staff Accountants ($48K). Non-Profit Program Managers pick up $27K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.

Locations

St. Louis is a hot spot for Truman alum. With a median salary of $88K, Des Moines represents the highest-paid city popular among Truman grads. On the other end, Truman grads flock to Springfield, which actually offers the weakest median salaries of approximately $28K. In addition, Truman grads flock to neighboring Kansas City as well as Kirksville.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) will compensate Truman grads at a much higher rate than other fields — these alums tend to rake in about $110K per year. Graduates holding a Some college coursework with no degree fare the worst in terms of compensation with yearly salaries of $26K.

Skills

Financial Analysis commands a pay premium of 30 percent for former Bulldogs. Many Truman grads have knowledge of Project Management, with nearly one-eighth of alumni using this program on the clock. Competency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service also warrants excellent retribution.

Benefits and Perks

Just half of the alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in three grads get paid sick time. The greater part of grads set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). A solid majority of alums enjoy benefits like health insurance, while most grads receive dental plans, too. Other benefits awarded to Truman State University alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Median pay for SUNY at Fredonia grads is around $51K, making their salaries most similar to those of Truman grads. Washburn University, Indiana University-Northwest, and Indiana University-South Bend are also similar to Truman.

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Test Scores
Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores* 1100 1360
ACT Scores 24 29

Key Stats

Gender

Female

55 %

female alumni

Male

45 %

male alumni
Salary
$30,190 - $67,452
Salary
$38,488 - $78,229

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

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