University of Wisconsin (UWEC) - Eau Claire Alumni Average Salary

Around 10,000 people attend the University of Wisconsin, a institution based in Eau Claire, Wisc. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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Account Manager
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Software Developer
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Business Analyst, IT
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Senior Accountant
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Software Engineer
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Account Executive
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Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 669

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105 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004

University of Wisconsin (UW) - Eau Claire


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The most popular professional field seems to be the software development industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of the UW-Eau Claire is $60K.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with male graduates earning only $57K on average compared to around $71K for female graduates.


For reasons other than money, UW-Eau Claire grads are most commonly found still living in Eau Claire, Wisc., where median pay sits at the bottom of the pay scale (approximately $83K). By comparison, the top-paying city popular with UW-Eau Claire alumni is Minneapolis, Minn., which offers a median salary of $108K.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of about $113K per year, former Blugolds who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are the best paid among the alumni population. A Bachelor's Degree offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($64K).


Project Management is a popular skill among UW-Eau Claire alumni, with roughly one in six workers reporting using it on the job. Competency in Strategic Planning translates into above-average pay for former Blugolds — they earn nearly double their fellow graduates. Other top skills include Java, Customer Service, and Strategic Planning.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one in three grads) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-third of alumni get sick time. A strong majority of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). It is no small feat that a fair number of survey participants are given health coverage, and a majority of grads accept dental insurance. University of Wisconsin grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Winona State University grads report the most similar salaries to UW-Eau Claire alums, earning $57K on average. The University of Wisconsin-River Falls, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and the University of Minnesota-Duluth are also similar to UW-Eau Claire.

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Key Stats for University of Wisconsin (UWEC) - Eau Claire


57 %
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$37,657 - $95,000
$49,617 - $85,981

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