Around 2,000 people attend MidAmerica Nazarene University, a Church of the Nazarene institution based in Olathe, Kan. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

College ROI Report

1195th

20 Year Net ROI 

$154,000

Annual ROI 

3.6 %

Total 4 Year Cost 

$148,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

1300th

Early Career Salary 

$47,400

Mid-Career Salary 

$73,600

% High Meaning 

63 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Midamerica Nazarene University Median Salary by Job

MinMax

$69,069
$66K$76K

$52,718
$50K$95K

$81,770
$0$82K

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$50,050
$0$50K

$40,689
$0$41K

Office Manager
2 profiles
$49,750
$0$50K

$46,750
$0$47K

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jun 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 129
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About This School

2030 E College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899

1,782

Private School, Religious

55 %

2 %

54 %

35 %

Industry

Former MidAmerica Nazarene University students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the health care information technology (it) services industry, the education industry, and religious service. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the health care industry. Graduates of MidAmerica Nazarene University earn about $55K on average.

Jobs

The MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni who make the most are Clinical Nurse Managers; they report a median pay of around $81K. Marketing Managers and IT Business Analysts draw in a fair amount as well — $67K and $59K, respectively. Licensed Professional Counselors get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of $34K in this job.

Locations

A large number of students head to Kansas City, Mo. after college. It is also not uncommon to find former MidAmerica Nazarene University students living and working in Overland Park, Kan. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of approximately $78K. Topeka, Kan. is a popular spot for former MidAmerica Nazarene University students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $39K. Nearby Olathe, Kan. and Kansas City, Kan. also rank high on the list of cities for MidAmerica Nazarene University grads.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for MidAmerica Nazarene University grads with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration (average earnings climb to about $98K per year). An Associate of Arts (AA) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $29K.

Skills

For MidAmerica Nazarene University grads, proficiency in Operations Management warrants a paycheck that is 23 percent more than other alumni salaries. Approximately one-eighth of grads report using Microsoft Office as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Counseling are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one in five survey participants for sick time. A strong majority of former students save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance benefits extend to a fair number of alums, and a strong majority of survey participants sign up for dental plans. MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Oakland City University grads report the most similar salaries to MidAmerica Nazarene University alums, earning $54K on average. Drury University, Campbellsville University, and College of Mount St. Joseph are also similar to MidAmerica Nazarene University.

Midamerica Nazarene University Job Listings

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
790 1010
ACT Scores 19 25

Key Stats for Midamerica Nazarene University

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %
Salary
$35,235 - $83,493
Salary
$35,886 - $83,845

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%
$35,000 - $89,666
$36,844 - $88,232
$41,989 - $100,000
$35,479 - $80,904
$50,047 - $66,819
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