Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) Alumni Average Salary

Indiana Wesleyan University is a Wesleyan university based in Marion, Ind. that is home to around 11,000 undergraduates. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) Median Salary by Job


Staff Accountant
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Human Resources (HR) Manager
17 profiles

Operations Manager
14 profiles

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Production Supervisor
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Executive Director
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Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)
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  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 902
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About This School

4201 South Washington Street
Marion, IN 46953-4974


Private School, Religious

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Indiana Wesleyan University alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the health care services industry, the health care industry, and the retail industry. The manufacturing industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. On the other end of the spectrum is the education industry, which attracts less than five percent of Indiana Wesleyan University alumni. Graduates of Indiana Wesleyan University earn about $56K on average.


The biggest paychecks among Indiana Wesleyan University alumni are earned by Information Technology Managers — these former students make a median salary of $91K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Human Resources Information Systems Managers ($71K) and Operations Managers ($70K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Human Resources Managers — they bring in around $65K.


Indianapolis, Ind. is a hot spot for Indiana Wesleyan University alum. Indiana Wesleyan University alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Louisville, Ky., which offers a median salary of $83K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Indiana Wesleyan University alumni is Lafayette, Ind., where earnings average approximately $51K. Cincinnati, Ohio and Cleveland, Ohio also rank high on the list of cities.

Degree Major

Indiana Wesleyan University grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (MIS) and earn a median salary of $94K per year. Average annual salaries for those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management are the lowest of the pack, earning around $54K.


Project Management is a common skill among Indiana Wesleyan University alumni — approximately one-fifth of grads mention using it at work. Competency in Operations Management translates into above-average pay for Indiana Wesleyan University grads — they earn 50 percent more than their fellow graduates. Experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly half of the alums do get paid time off for vacation, but only about one in three grads get paid sick time. It is no small feat that a strong majority of graduates are given health coverage, and a majority of graduates accept dental insurance. A fair number of alums allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Indiana Wesleyan University grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Olivet Nazarene University grads report the most similar salaries to Indiana Wesleyan University alums, earning about $59K on average. The University of Indianapolis, the University of Findlay, and Valparaiso University are also similar to Indiana Wesleyan University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1400 1760
ACT Scores 21 27

Key Stats for Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU)


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$35,985 - $79,472
$32,849 - $72,089

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$42,282 - $79,929
$64,964 - $71,686

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