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Average Salary for University of Findlay Alumni

Around 4,000 people attend The University of Findlay, a Church of God institution based in Findlay, Ohio. Students enjoy the small-town comforts of Findlay, where this private university is tucked away. The data for this snapshot was collected from The University of Findlay graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

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Typical Early Career Salary

University of Findlay Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager
4 salaries
Physician Assistant (PA)
3 salaries
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director
2 salaries
Retail Store Manager
2 salaries
Rehabilitation Services Director
2 salaries
Operations Manager
2 salaries
Director, Risk Management / Risk Control
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 107

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About This School

1000 N Main St
Findlay, OH 45840-3653

The University of Findlay


Private School, Religious

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Professionally, the education industry, the automotive manufacturing industry, and the health care services industry are popular business areas among The University of Findlay alumni. The health care industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. The University of Findlay graduates see an estimated starting salary of around $67K.


The University of Findlay grads who become Safety Managers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, usually making approximately $93K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Marketing Project Managers and Physician Assistants; their salaries approach $84K and $78K, respectively. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Environmental Health & Safety Managers — they bring in $60K.


Upon earning their degree, many The University of Findlay grads prefer to remain in Findlay; in fact, about a sixth of grads enjoy the area so much that they find permanent jobs in the city. Cincinnati is also a common destination for The University of Findlay grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of about $89K. The University of Findlay alumni in Lima can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $58K. Other common destinations for The University of Findlay grads include close-by Toledo and Columbus.

Degree Major

The University of Findlay grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) and earn approximately $119K per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Business (BB), Business Management ($48K annually).


Approximately one in seven grads report using Microsoft Excel as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. The University of Findlay grads with Regulatory Compliance abilities can expect to make 15 percent more than their former classmates ($77K). Also considered top-notch skills are Project Management, OSHA Compliance, and Safety Compliance.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (one in three grads and one in five survey participants, respectively). For this school, a strong majority of alumni are the recipients of health benefits, and most former students pick up dental plans, too. The greater part of respondents set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Additional perks enjoyed by The University of Findlay grads include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

University of Detroit Mercy grads bring in salaries of around $71K, making them the most similar to The University of Findlay alumni in terms of earnings. Baldwin-Wallace College, John Carroll University, and Indiana Wesleyan University are also similar to The University of Findlay.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1430 1710
ACT Scores 21 26

Key Stats for University of Findlay


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$33,495 - $85,350
$39,830 - $91,806
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
$29,900 - $87,405
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