Average Salary for Tusculum College Alumni

Tusculum College, a Presbyterian Church (USA) school in Greeneville, Tenn., has roughly 2,000 undergrads. Students enjoy the small-town comforts of Greeneville, where this private university is tucked away. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by Tusculum College graduates who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Overall College ROI Rank

1166
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

422
out of 476
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

259
out of 280

Typical Early Career Salary

$33,400
Tusculum College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist
3 salaries
$70,318  
   
Purchasing Specialist
2 salaries
$65,000  
Human Resources (HR) Manager
2 salaries
$69,125  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 26 Feb 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
United States (change)

About This School

60 Shiloh Road
Greeneville, TN 37743

www.tusculum.edu/admission/

1,844

Private School, Business, Religious

34 %

3 %

84 %

67 %


Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY; IPEDS (As of January, 2015)

Industry

Former Tusculum College students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the education industry, the medical device manufacturing industry, and the banking industry. The most popular professional field seems to be the manufacturing industry. The automotive systems and components manufacturing industry is not a popular industry for Tusculum College grads, and less than five percent of them wind up in the field. Typical pay for those who graduated from Tusculum College amounts to $56K.

Jobs

Former Tusculum College students with an interest in making money consider becoming Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists, the highest-paying gig (earnings amount to $70K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Information Technology Managers (approximately $69K) and Purchasing Specialists ($65K). Human Resources Managers pick up around $60K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.

Locations

A large number of students head to Knoxville after college. It is also not uncommon to find former Tusculum College students living and working in Maryville — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of about $66K. Tusculum College alumni in Kingsport can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $45K. Graduates of Tusculum College also relocate to Morristown, which is not far away, and Chattanooga.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Tusculum College alumni are those with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management — they earn close to around $71K per year. Those with a Bachelor's Degree, Education face salaries on the lower end, coming in close to $40K per year.

Skills

Tusculum College grads who have experience with Regulatory Compliance can expect to make 37 percent more than other alumni ($77K on average). Microsoft Excel is a common skill among Tusculum College alumni — nearly one in eight grads mention using it at work. Other prime know-hows include Operations Management, Organizational Development, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one in four survey participants for sick time. A solid majority of respondents receive health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage. A solid majority of alums set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Graduates of Tusculum College are also recipients of life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Alumni of King's College pick up average paychecks of $58K, which is closest to the amount made by Tusculum College grads among similar schools. Mary Baldwin College, York College Pennsylvania, and Quincy University are also similar to Tusculum College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
840 1040
ACT Scores 18 23

Key Stats for Tusculum College

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %
Salary
$35,083 - $67,187
Salary
$29,833 - $73,446
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

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