Columbia Southern University Alumni Average Salary

Around 15,000 people attend Columbia Southern University, a institution based in Orange Beach, Ala. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

Read More
Columbia Southern University Median Salary by Job

MinMax

Health and Safety Manager
2 profiles
$77,945
$0$78K

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director
2 profiles
$98,320
$0$98K

United States (change)

See all degrees for Columbia Southern University »
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
  • View Table

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Find out more about Columbia Southern University pay

About This School

21982 University Lane
Orange Beach, AL 36561-9000

25,823

For Profit, Private School

31 %

2 %

2 %

72 %

Industry

The most highly represented industry among alumni is the manufacturing industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of Columbia Southern University is around $62K.

Gender

After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average $70K per year compared to females' approximately $55K.

Jobs

Columbia Southern University grads who become Environmental Health & Safety Directors are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average $98K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Health and Safety Managers and Environmental Health & Safety Managers; their salaries approach $78K and $73K, respectively. Safety Managers get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of about $51K in this job.

Degree Major

Columbia Southern University grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Health and Safety and earn a median salary of $73K per year. Those with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $50K per year.

Skills

Columbia Southern University grads who have experience with Program Management can expect to make 32 percent more than other alumni (about $82K on average). Close to a third of grads report using Safety Compliance as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Demonstrated ability in OSHA Compliance, Regulatory Compliance, and Training rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Close to half of the survey participants do get paid time off for vacation, but only about one in four survey participants get paid sick time. Health insurance benefits extend to a fair number of respondents, and a strong majority of survey participants sign up for dental plans. A strong majority of alums opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Columbia Southern University alumni are also on the receiving end of a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Schools similar to Columbia Southern University include the University of Phoenix-North Florida Campus, the University of Phoenix-Central Florida Campus, and the University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus.

Columbia Southern University Job Listings

Key Stats for Columbia Southern University

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %
Salary
$30,913 - $66,500
Salary
$42,574 - $78,059

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
24%

More Charts for Columbia Southern University

Most Popular Job for Columbia Southern University Alumni


Most Popular Years Experience for Columbia Southern University Alumni


Most Popular Company Size for Columbia Southern University Alumni


Most Popular State or Province for Columbia Southern University Alumni


ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Similar Schools

University of Phoenix - North Florida Campus
University of Phoenix - Atlanta Campus
University of Phoenix - South Florida Campus
DeVry University-Florida
University of Phoenix - Albuquerque Campus

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.