Indiana University (IU) - Bloomington Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Bloomington, Ind., Indiana University, a school, has a student population of roughly 37,000. The school is known for its strong athletic tradition (Go Hoosiers!), and the urban environment gives students ample opportunity to discover new neighborhoods, restaurants, concerts, and more. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Indiana University (IU) - Bloomington Median Salary by Job


Financial Analyst
50 profiles

Software Engineer
38 profiles

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
36 profiles

United States (change)

Operations Manager
34 profiles

Senior Financial Analyst
31 profiles

Marketing Manager
30 profiles

Human Resources (HR) Director
26 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,637
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About This School

107 South Indiana Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405-7000

Indiana University (IU), Bloomington, Indiana University (IU)


Research University, State School, For Sports Fans

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IU alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the education industry, the financial services industry, and the health care services industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the retail industry. Those with an education from IU earn an average of $60K.


The most lucrative professionals among IU alumni are Optometrists; they earn a median annual salary of about $108K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at around $72K and $63K, respectively, are Executive Directors and Human Resources Managers. Marketing Coordinators wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning approximately $43K.


Indianapolis, Ind. is a hub for IU graduates — a large number call this city home. In addition, former IU students often head to San Francisco, Calif. after graduating, where the median salary comes to $86K in this top-paying city. Fort Wayne, Ind. is a popular spot for former IU students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $39K. Graduates also relocate to New York, N.Y. and Chicago, Ill.

Degree Major

A medical degree leads to the highest pay for IU grads ($108K on average per year). Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Psychology are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in about $39K on average per year.


Business Analysis commands a pay premium of 10 percent for former Hoosiers. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among IU alumni, with nearly one-eighth of grads reporting using it on the job. Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Data Analysis are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-fourth of alumni get paid sick time. For this school, a large number of survey participants are the recipients of health benefits, and a fair number of alumni pick up dental plans, too. A large number of former students participate in a 401(k) program. Additional benefits handed to Indiana University alumni include a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

University of Kentucky grads bring in salaries of around $65K, making them the most similar to IU alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to IU include the University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, the University of Louisville, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Indiana University (IU) - Bloomington Job Listings

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1570 1910
ACT Scores 24 30

Key Stats for Indiana University (IU) - Bloomington


48 %
52 %
$36,307 - $75,274
$42,174 - $87,463

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$34,778 - $79,734
$33,271 - $75,176
$27,203 - $97,500
$53,506 - $77,420
$35,000 - $83,349
$31,660 - $70,600
$41,600 - $90,000

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