University of Louisville Alumni Average Salary

Around 16,000 people attend the University of Louisville, a institution based in Louisville, Ky. Enthusiasm for athletics forms a core part of campus culture (Go Cardinals!), and students supplement the sports fun by taking full advantage of their school's urban environment. This summary is derived from information given by U of L grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

678th

20 Year Net ROI 

$243,000

Annual ROI 

6.9%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$91,200

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College Salary Report

307th

Early Career Salary 

$55,500

Mid-Career Salary 

$102,000

% High Meaning 

59 %

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University of Louisville Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$22K$44K$66K
Mechanical Engineer
26 salaries
$61,768  
   
Industrial Engineer
20 salaries
$63,895  
Staff Accountant
13 salaries
$41,096  
Operations Manager
12 salaries
$64,057  
Electrical Engineer
12 salaries
$64,072  
Financial Analyst
11 salaries
$48,176  
Software Engineer
11 salaries
$63,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,199

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About This School

2301 S 3rd St
Louisville, KY 40292-0001

louisville.edu/admissions/

15,954

State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

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Industry

The U of L alumni can most commonly be found in the manufacturing industry, the banking industry, and public K-12 education, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. A large chunk of former U of L students are employed in the health insurance industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. The average starting salary for a graduate of the U of L is $52K.

Gender

There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is around $56K, but the median for the latter is only approximately $44K.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among U of L alumni are Attorneys; they earn a median annual salary of $91K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $52K and $50K, respectively, are Human Resources Managers and Logistics Managers. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Staff Accountants — they bring in about $44K.

Locations

Despite handing out the worst average salary ($50K), Louisville, Ky. holds on to its U of L student population, and a fair number of grads continue to reside in the city. New York, N.Y. is on the other end of the salary spectrum, offering top-notch pay and a median salary of $110K; it's no wonder that U of L grads are attracted to this city.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) earns U of L students the most money after college (an average approximately $88K per year). On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor of Science in Communication tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average $35K per year.

Skills

Microsoft Office is a popular skill among U of L alumni, with nearly one in eight workers reporting using it on the job. Knowledge of Data Analysis seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 72 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (about $90K). Proficiency in Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and People Management command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, nearly two in five alumni report receiving the former, whereas just half of the alumni report receiving the latter. A strong majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and more than half of alumni get dental coverage. To plan for old age, a strong majority of alumni maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. University of Louisville alumni are also on the receiving end of a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Indiana University graduates, who earn $58K on average, make a similar amount to U of L grads. The University of Kentucky, the University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, and Ohio State University-Main Campus are also similar to U of L.

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Key Stats for University of Louisville

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %
Salary
$36,092 - $60,000
Salary
$42,536 - $85,347

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%
$35,575 - $81,991

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