Truman State University Alumni Average Salary

Truman State University is a university based in Kirksville, Mo. that is home to around 6,000 undergraduates. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Truman grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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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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College Salary Report

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$25K$50K$75K
Software Engineer
9 salaries
$68,211  
   
Administrative Assistant
6 salaries
$30,968  
Marketing Coordinator
6 salaries
$33,373  
Financial Analyst
6 salaries
$52,938  
Associate Attorney
5 salaries
$65,000  
Graphic Designer
5 salaries
$36,120  
Veterinarian
4 salaries
$73,985  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 322

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About This School

100 E Normal
Kirksville, MO 63501-4221

admissions.truman.edu

5,898

State School

72 %

17 %

58 %

23 %


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Industry

Among Truman grads, the marketing, advertising, and media management industry is a commonly chosen career field. A far departure from high-scoring SAT results, Truman alumni report earning only moderate salaries after graduating. Graduates of Truman earn $49K on average.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes about $36K where the average male graduate hauls home $74K.

Locations

Kansas City, Mo. is a hub for Truman graduates — a large number call this city home. With a median salary of around $53K, Springfield, Mo. represents the highest-paid city popular among Truman grads. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Truman alumni is St. Louis, Mo., where earnings average $42K.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Truman grads with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) (average earnings climb to $102K per year). Average annual salaries for those with a B.A. in Communication are the lowest of the pack, earning approximately $35K.

Skills

For former Bulldogs, proficiency in Adobe Photoshop warrants a paycheck that is 12 percent more than other alumni salaries. Truman alumni are often well versed in Adobe InDesign, with a little less than a fifth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Office, Java, and Adobe Photoshop.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (one in four survey participants and one-fourth of alumni, respectively). Health benefits extend to a fair number of respondents, and a fair number of alums also receive dental coverage. A fair number of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Truman State University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Indiana University grads (who make an average of about $48K) earn salaries most similar to Truman alumni. 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

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
052
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
17%

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