Emporia State University Alumni Average Salary

Around 4,000 people attend Emporia State University, a institution based in Emporia, Kan. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the ESU grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Emporia State University Median Salary by Job


Operations Manager
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Elementary School Teacher
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Instructional Designer
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Senior Accountant
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Information Technology (IT) Manager
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Finance Manager
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 232
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About This School

1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia, KS 66801-5415



State School

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The tax returns industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Graduates of ESU earn about $50K on average.


Many ESU grads flock to Overland Park, Kan.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for ESU grads with a Bachelor's Degree (average earnings climb to around $55K per year).


Nearly one-fourth of ESU grads wind up using Microsoft Excel at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. For former Hornets, proficiency in Microsoft Excel warrants a paycheck that is 10 percent more than other alumni salaries. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Tax Preparation command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of grads enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time. The larger part of alums save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Dental insurance applies to the larger part of graduates, and a majority of alumni report health coverage. Other benefits awarded to Emporia State University alumni include tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, University of Nebraska at Kearney grads (who make an average of $51K) earn salaries most similar to ESU alumni. The University of Central Missouri, Pittsburg State University, and Fort Hays State University are also similar to ESU.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
913 1073
ACT Scores 19 25

Key Stats for Emporia State University


69 %
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$35,600 - $67,500
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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