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

Around 10,000 people attend the University of Wisconsin, a institution based in Eau Claire, Wisc. The figures in this rundown were provided by UW-Eau Claire alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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Overall College ROI Rank

432
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

173
out of 408
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

164
out of 445

Typical Early Career Salary

$43,500
University of Wisconsin (UWEC) - Eau Claire Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Nursing Home Administrator
4 salaries
$69,350  
   
Senior Software Engineer
4 salaries
$107,500  
Software Engineer
4 salaries
$68,467  
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
3 salaries
$74,400  
General / Operations Manager
3 salaries
$78,000  
Graphic Designer
3 salaries
$39,305  
Programmer Analyst
2 salaries
$58,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 214
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About This School

105 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004

University of Wisconsin (UW) - Eau Claire

www.uwec.edu/admissions/

10,404

State School

67 %

12 %

49 %

26 %


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Industry

Graduates of the UW-Eau Claire head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the manufacturing industry, the health care industry, and the insurance and financial services industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The most popular field is the financial services industry. The average salary for a grad from the UW-Eau Claire is approximately $57K.

Jobs

The most generous salaries among UW-Eau Claire alumni are reportedly earned by Senior Software Engineers, whose median earnings come to around $108K, followed by Operations Managers (about $78K) and Certified Public Accountants ($74K). Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Graphic Designers; alumni in this role face average salaries of $39K.

Locations

Home to a large number of UW-Eau Claire alums, Minneapolis, Minn. is by far the most attractive city for these former students. UW-Eau Claire alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Milwaukee, Wisc., which offers a median salary of $74K. Among popular cities, the lowest average pay is found in Eau Claire at $52K. Regardless of salary, a large portion of University of Wisconsin grads opt to live in the area following graduation. Neighboring Madison, Wisc. is another common pick among UW-Eau Claire grads, along with St. Paul, Minn.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for UW-Eau Claire grads with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), General Business (average earnings climb to $138K per year). On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average $40K per year.

Skills

Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among UW-Eau Claire alumni, with roughly a seventh of workers reporting using it on the job. Budget Management commands a pay premium of 44 percent for former Blugolds. Project Management, Microsoft Office, and SQL are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for a little less than half of the alumni, but only one-third of alumni are rewarded with paid sick leave. Most former students save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A large number of grads enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a fair number of graduates receive dental plans, too. University of Wisconsin graduates also take advantage of life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Median pay for Northern Michigan University grads is around $57K, making their salaries most similar to those of UW-Eau Claire grads. Other schools similar to UW-Eau Claire include the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Winona State University, and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT critical reading score is not included.
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* SAT writing score is not included.
ACT Scores 22 26

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

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %
Salary
$34,989 - $81,015
Salary
$40,854 - $86,001
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

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