Mount Mercy University Alumni Average Salary

Mount Mercy University is a Roman Catholic university based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa that is home to around 1,000 undergraduates. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Mount Mercy University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

National Salary Data 
Staff Accountant$44,962  
Registered Nurse (RN)$48,000  
Marketing Manager$51,000  
Human Resources (HR) Manager$42,342  
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)$62,078  
Accounting Manager$64,500  
Vice President (VP), General Manager$70,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Sep 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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About This School

1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797


Private School, Religious

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A large chunk of former Mount Mercy University students are employed in the health care industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Starting salaries of $65K are the median among Mount Mercy University grads.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $68K per year compared to men, who earn $90K.


Cedar Rapids is a popular place for Mount Mercy University students to settle after graduation, and roughly one-half of grads find steadfast employment in the city.

Degree Major

Mount Mercy University grads who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average around $75K per year. Graduates holding a Bachelor's Degree fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of approximately $64K.


Many former Mount Mercy University students are familiar with People Management, and around one in three grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of former students enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time. Health benefits extend to a fair number of alums, and a strong majority of graduates also receive dental coverage. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a strong majority of grads contribute to a 401(k). Mount Mercy University alumni are also on the receiving end of tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Alumni of Loras College pick up average paychecks of about $59K, which is closest to the amount made by Mount Mercy University grads among similar schools. Clarke University, William Penn University, and Grand View University are also similar to Mount Mercy University.

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Test Scores

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ACT Scores 19 23

Key Stats for Mount Mercy University


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20 %
$56,513 - $76,282

Job Satisfaction

Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$42,000 - $77,419

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