Missouri Western State University Alumni Average Salary

Missouri Western State University, a school in Saint Joseph, Mo., has roughly 6,000 undergrads. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Missouri Western State University Median Salary by Job


Software Engineer
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Software Developer
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Programmer Analyst
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Accounting Manager
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Staff Accountant
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Director of Operations
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Marketing Manager
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 146
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4525 Downs Dr
Saint Joseph, MO 64507


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The most popular career sector among alumni is clinical care. Former Missouri Western graduates bring in $53K on average.


Home to a large number of Missouri Western alums, St. Joseph, Mo. is by far the most attractive city for these former students.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Missouri Western grads with a Bachelor's Degree (average earnings climb to $45K per year).


Microsoft Office is a common skill among Missouri Western alumni — one-fourth of grads mention using it at work. Microsoft Office commands a pay premium of 14 percent for former Griffons.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of graduates have medical plans, and nearly half of the respondents have dental insurance. The larger part of respondents report contributing to a 401(k).

Related Schools

Metropolitan State College of Denver grads report the most similar salaries to Missouri Western alums, earning around $52K on average. Missouri Southern State University, Indiana University-Kokomo, and Indiana University-East are also similar to Missouri Western.

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