Salary Survey Results

Employment surveys were mailed to students that applied for graduation Summer 2011, Fall Semester 2011, Spring Semester 2012 and to those actively registered students in the Career Services database. A total of one hundred and twenty-seven (127) or four and one/half percent (4.5%) of the two thousand eight hundred and thirty (2,830) online surveys were returned during Summer Semester 2012. Note: Not all academic majors are represented below due to the lack of survey responses.

Average Salary from all Survey Respondents was $36,627.63

Please Note: Some reported salaries are higher than average starting salaries due to some graduates having many years of experience before returning to college.

College of the Arts

Number Reporting

High

Average

Low

5*

$30,000.00

$21,700.00

$11,500.00

* 5 Graduates Reported Salaries

Number Reporting

Department

Salary

1

Art

$19,050.00

3

Communications

$25,925.00

1

Mass Media

$11,500.00

College of Arts and Sciences

Number Reporting

High

Average

Low

21*

60,000.00

36,275.00

7,200.00

18* Graduates Reported Salaries

Number Reporting

Department

Salary

1

Anthropology

$7,200.00

3

Chemistry

$26,900.00

2

Computer Information Systems

$48,200.00

1

DPA

$48,750.00

2

English

$27,000.00

2

General Studies

$40,350.00

3

Marriage & Family Therapy

$41,475.00

2

MPA

$46,000.00

2

Sociology

$37,500.00

College of Business Administration

Number Reporting

High

Average

Low

18*

50,000.00

$35,950.00

$20,000.00

*14 Graduates Reported Salaries

Number Reporting

Department

Salary

7

Accounting

$37,600.00

2

Economics

$40,500.00

1

Finance

$35,500.00

1

MBA

$50,000.00

2

Management

$22,000.00

1

Marketing

$30,000.00

College of Education

Number Reporting

High

Average

Low

17*

$150,000.00

$44,200.00

$25,000.00

*17 Graduates Reported Salaries

Number Reporting

Department

Salary

1

Adult and Career Education

$72,000.00

1

Art Education

$33,000.00

1

Communication Disorders

$45,000.00

2

Early Childhood

$32,525.00

2

Exercise Physiology

$92,500.00

1

Foreign Language

$35,000.00

1

Instructional Technology

$31,000.00

2

Leadership

$31,100.00

1

Office Administration & Technology

$25,000.00

2

Psychology

$32,700.00

Library Information Science

Number Reporting

High

Average

Low

3*

$40,000.00

$32,300.00

$19,925.00

3* Graduates Reported Salaries

College of Nursing

Number Reporting

High

Average

Low

2

$42,000.00

$32,400.00

$22,800.00

Please Notes: Some reported salaries are higher than average starting salaries due to some graduates having many years of experience before returning to college.