Bucknell University Alumni Average Salary

Bucknell University, a school in Lewisburg, Pa., has roughly 4,000 undergrads. This summary is derived from information given by Bucknell grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Bucknell University Median Salary by Job


Project Engineer
9 profiles

Mechanical Engineer
8 profiles

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
7 profiles

United States (change)

Human Resources (HR) Director
6 profiles

Senior Software Engineer
5 profiles

Software Engineer
5 profiles

Financial Analyst
5 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 400
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About This School

One Dent Drive
Lewisburg, PA 17837



Liberal Arts, Private School, For Sports Fans, Party School

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The most popular professional field seems to be the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. Former Bucknell graduates bring in approximately $75K on average.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $74K per year, former Bisons who have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) are the best paid among the alumni population. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Economics ($60K on average annually).


Bucknell alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with just under a third of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. For former Bisons, proficiency in Client Interaction warrants a paycheck that is 23 percent more than other alumni salaries. Also considered top-notch skills are Client Interaction, Risk Management / Risk Control, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Slightly more than half of the alumni report receiving paid vacation days, but just one-third of alumni are paid for sick leave. It is no small feat that almost all respondents are given health coverage, and most respondents accept dental insurance. To plan for old age, nearly all respondents maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Bucknell University grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, gym / health club / fitness membership, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Alumni of Franklin and Marshall College pick up average paychecks of around $77K, which is closest to the amount made by Bucknell grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to Bucknell include Susquehanna University, Lycoming College, and Juniata College.

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Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1800 2080
ACT Scores 28 32

Key Stats for Bucknell University


29 %
71 %
$52,481 - $71,384
$53,643 - $82,300
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1-4 years
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20 years or more

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