East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Alumni Average Salary

East Tennessee State University, a school in Johnson City, Tenn., has roughly 12,000 undergrads. Much of campus life revolves around sports (Go Buccaneers!), and the urban location lets student freely explore the diverse, interesting city at their fingertips. The figures in this rundown were provided by ETSU alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

Read More

College ROI Report

1353rd

20 Year Net ROI 

$109,000

Annual ROI 

3.9%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$94,200

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

1156th

Early Career Salary 

$42,000

Mid-Career Salary 

$71,600

% High Meaning 

59 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Median Salary by Job

MinMax

Senior Accountant
8 profiles
$61,424
$55K$67K

Graphic Designer
8 profiles
$31,028
$26K$47K

Human Resources (HR) Director
7 profiles
$52,500
$45K$95K

United States (change)

Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)
7 profiles
$90,647
$85K$102K

Nurse Practitioner (NP)
5 profiles
$91,563
$83K$112K

Retail Store Manager
5 profiles
$43,139
$33K$51K

Data Analyst
5 profiles
$43,791
$43K$45K

See all degrees for East Tennessee State University (ETSU) »
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 492
  • View Table

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Find out more about East Tennessee State University (ETSU) pay

About This School

1276 Gilbreath Drive
Johnson City, TN 37614

East Tennessee State University

www.etsu.edu/admissions/

12,793

Research University, State School, For Sports Fans

43 %

8 %

64 %

47 %

Industry

The majority of alumni accept jobs in the health care industry. ETSU graduates see an average starting salary of around $58K.

Gender

With a 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of this school's graduates who completed the questionnaire.

Locations

Johnson City, Tenn. is a hot spot for ETSU alum. With a median salary of approximately $104K, Bristol, Tenn. represents the highest-paid city popular among ETSU grads. Knoxville, Tenn. is a popular spot for former ETSU students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $38K. Other cities of interest among ETSU alumni include nearby Nashville, Tenn. and Gastonia, N.C.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) earns ETSU students the most money after college (an average $82K per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) — their annual income amounts to about $48K on average.

Skills

Roughly one in ten ETSU grads wind up using Microsoft Word at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Former Buccaneers with System Administration experience garner salaries that are 24 percent more than other grads' salaries. In addition, those who are savvy in Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Close to half of the alums do get paid time off for vacation, but only about one-fourth of alumni get paid sick time. Most grads save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A large number of grads enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a strong majority of grads receive dental plans, too. Other benefits that East Tennessee State University alumni receive are life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and 403(b).

Related Schools

Median pay for Indiana University of Pennsylvania grads is $56K, making their salaries most similar to those of ETSU grads. Other schools similar to ETSU include Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University, and East Carolina University.

East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Job Listings

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
840 1130
ACT Scores 20 26

Key Stats for East Tennessee State University (ETSU)

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %
Salary
$68,200
Salary
$30,767 - $75,000
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
27%

More Charts for East Tennessee State University (ETSU)

Most Popular Job for East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Alumni


Most Popular Years Experience for East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Alumni


Most Popular Employer Name for East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Alumni


Most Popular Company Size for East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Alumni


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

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.