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Western Michigan University

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WMU Alumni Salary over Time

Western Michigan University Salary over time
WMU Salaries
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WMU Salaries

$75,152Starting Annual Salary
$143,02610 Year Annual Salary

Said that WMU contributed

38.00%75-100% to their career success
22.00%50-75% to their career success
10.00%25-50% to their career success
30.00%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

8.00%Self Employed
22.00%Top Management
42.00%White Collar workers
4.00%Pink Collar workers
6.00%Blue Collar workers
0.00%Entry Level employees
16.00%Unemployed.

Life Satisfaction

76.00%Are satisfied with their current job.
88.00%Said things are generally going well.
56.00%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation5.5
Preparedness for Real world6.4
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
Manager (19), Engineer (12), Teacher (9), Senior (8), Project (6),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.
23.4%
... My employer was very impressed with my degree with WMU and has had great success hiring from that institution ...Read full comment
... Coursework is not challenging, but more than a vague overview of what you should be learning to prepare you for a career ...Read full comment
... The "only" benefit WMU's aero program has over UM is WMU's is/was hands on, and that was really my major selling point when looking for employ...Read full comment
... Make sure that you have a support system in place to help you succeed, and ask around about job opportunities before you attend this school ...Read full comment
... While I am not employed within my field of study, my education was invaluable for preparing me for the "real world" ...Read full comment
... All of my flight training was recieved at WMU which was well taught from knowledgable CFIs(although expensive rental rates and employers could ca...Read full comment
... I'm here to learn and prepare myself for a career ...Read full comment
... Though there are your typical slackers roaming around, many students here are getting prepared for real world success that you dont get anywhere...Read full comment
... I am a marketing major and they whole business school is made to get real world experience and to make sure a job is in your future, not just to ...Read full comment
... Those real skills have translated directly to the real world ...Read full comment
... If you're a student who wants to pursue an aviation career, WMU College of Aviation has the resources ...Read full comment
... While I am not employed within my field of study, my education was invaluable for preparing me for the "real world" ...Read full comment
... You want to go to a school which gets you no credit with a future employer, then Western is for you ...Read full comment
... Typically, an 18 year old really has no clue what he/she REALLY wants to do for a career ...Read full comment
... If considering a career in Chemical Engineering, seek out other michigan universities such as UofM, MTU, or MSU ...Read full comment
... If you coast, you don't have the "name" on your resume to back you up ...Read full comment
... A successful college career makes-up for a less than stellar high school career ...Read full comment
... Your money, future, time, and career are best invested pretty much anywhere but here ...Read full comment
... WMU has a lot of good job opportunities as well ...Read full comment
... Being a business majob (Sales & Business Marketing) WMU has prepared me so much for the "Real World" ...Read full comment
... I've made contact with employers that have actually LAUGHED at my degree and where I went to school ...Read full comment
... The atmosphere is competitive, but the program is successful at preparing students for careers in the Engineering Industry ...Read full comment
... I learned that when it comes to your career, you better take control of it because no one else cares ...Read full comment
... The atmosphere is competitive, but the program is successful at preparing students for careers in the Engineering Industry ...Read full comment
... Guess what kiddies it is time to grow up and welcome your self to the real world where it takes your drive and will to suceed not depending on so...Read full comment
... My collegiate career was probably more lengthy then most (7years) but am certainly glad I didn't rush through ...Read full comment
... My involvement in Campus Crusade for Christ was also very important as I participated in their international summer missions trips which became ...Read full comment
... If you blow it off and don't work hard, don't expect much in the real world ...Read full comment
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