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Average Salary for Tusculum College Alumni

Tusculum College is a Presbyterian Church (USA) university based in Greeneville, Tenn. that is home to around 2,000 undergraduates. Alongside a private education, Tusculum College students also enjoy the intimacy of campus life, which is centered around the small town of Greeneville. This overview is based on graduates' answers to 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
National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist
3 salaries
$70,318  
   
Human Resources (HR) Manager
3 salaries
$60,000  
Information Technology (IT) Manager
2 salaries
$69,496  
Purchasing Specialist
2 salaries
$65,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
United States (change)

Tusculum College Details

60 Shiloh Road
Greeneville, TN 37743

www.tusculum.edu/admission/

1,980

Private Schools, Business, Religious

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3 %

70 %

61 %

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Industry

Graduates of Tusculum College head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the education industry, the banking industry, and the medical device manufacturing industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The most popular professional field seems to be the manufacturing industry. The least popular industry for former Tusculum College students is the oil and gas refinement industry — less than five percent of these people end up working in this field. Those with a degree from Tusculum College tend to make approximately $55K.

Jobs

The biggest paychecks among Tusculum College alumni are earned by Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists — these former students make $70K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Information Technology Managers ($69K) and Purchasing Specialists (around $65K). Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Human Resources Managers; alumni in this role face average salaries of about $60K.

Locations

Knoxville is a hot spot for Tusculum College alum. In addition, former Tusculum College students often head to Maryville after graduating, where typical salaries come to $66K in this top-paying city. Kingsport is a popular spot for former Tusculum College students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $45K. In addition, Tusculum College grads flock to neighboring Morristown as well as Chattanooga.

Degree Major

With annual earnings of about $71K per year, Tusculum College grads who have a Bachelor of Science in Business Management are the best paid among the alumni population. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor's Degree, Education tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making $40K per year.

Skills

Roughly a tenth of grads report using Microsoft Excel as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Tusculum College grads who have experience with Regulatory Compliance can expect to make 38 percent more than other alumni (around $77K on average). Also considered top-notch skills are Operations Management, Organizational Development, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in four survey participants receive sick leave. The greater part of graduates save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A solid majority of respondents receive health insurance, and a fair portion of grads get dental coverage. Additional benefits handed to Tusculum College alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $55K for College of Mount Saint Vincent alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Tusculum College grads. 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 1060
ACT Scores 18 23

Key Stats

Female
57 %
Male
43 %
Salary
$35,083 - $67,187
Salary
$30,086 - $72,435
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

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