High Point University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in High Point, N.C., High Point University, an United Methodist school, has a student population of roughly 4,000. Much of campus life revolves around sports (Go Panthers!), and the urban location lets student freely explore the diverse, interesting city at their fingertips. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

1045th

20 Year Net ROI 

$167,000

Annual ROI 

3.3%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$181,000

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College Salary Report

958th

Early Career Salary 

$45,100

Mid-Career Salary 

$76,700

% High Meaning 

50 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

High Point University Median Salary by Job

MinMax

Junior Interior Designer
4 profiles
$49,500
$0$50K

Retail Store Assistant Manager
4 profiles
$38,500
$0$39K

Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
4 profiles
$54,808
$0$55K

United States (change)

Staff Accountant
4 profiles
$46,670
$0$47K

Finance Analyst
3 profiles
$57,788
$0$58K

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager
3 profiles
$95,223
$0$95K

Financial Analyst
3 profiles
$58,000
$0$58K

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 245
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About This School

One University Parkway
High Point, NC 27268

4,556

Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

65 %

10 %

72 %

11 %

Industry

Those with a degree from HPU make an average of $63K.

Locations

Winston-Salem, N.C. is also a common destination for HPU grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $81K. Home to the lowest median salary for HPU alumni is Greensboro, N.C., a popular place for former students despite its $63K average paycheck.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $73K per year, former Panthers who have a Bachelor's Degree are the best paid among the alumni population. Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration are the lowest of the pack, earning about $32K.

Skills

Many HPU grads have knowledge of Marketing Communications, with slightly less than a third of alumni using this program on the clock. Former Panthers who have experience with Project Management can expect to make 29 percent more than other alumni (approximately $82K on average). Project Management, Insurance, and Graphic Design are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

As for time away from work, a fair number of alums are compensated for vacation days, but only one-third of alumni can take paid time off due to illness. A large number of graduates receive health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents get dental coverage. Most survey participants opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. High Point University alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a casual working environment, company pension plan, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Methodist University grads (who make an average of around $62K) earn salaries most similar to HPU alumni. Other schools similar to HPU include Catawba College, Livingstone College, and Shaw University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1502 1789
ACT Scores 22 27

Key Stats for High Point University

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Salary
$70,500
Salary
$80,940
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
25%

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