Alabama State University (ASU) Alumni Average Salary

Alabama State University, a school in Montgomery, Ala., has roughly 5,000 undergrads. Enthusiasm for athletics forms a core part of campus culture (Go Hornets!), and students supplement the sports fun by taking full advantage of their school's urban environment. The figures in this overview come from the responses of ASU grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Alabama State University (ASU) Alumni

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Physical Therapist (PT)
3 salaries
Case Manager
3 salaries
Account Manager
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Senior Accountant
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Instructor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
2 salaries
Retail Store Manager
2 salaries
Computer Scientist
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Aug 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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915 S Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36104-0271

Alabama State University


State School, For Sports Fans

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A far departure from high-scoring SAT results, ASU alumni report earning only moderate salaries after graduating. Median pay for those who graduated from ASU amounts to $42K.


The most popular destination for former ASU students is Birmingham, Ala. Another city that attracts a wealth of ASU grads is Atlanta, Ga.; given its high compensation ($42K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Relative to other popular cities, Montgomery ranks low on the pay scale (average pay is about $42K); however, Alabama State University grads enjoy the area so much that they often choose to reside here after graduation despite the drawback in salary.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of around $43K per year, former Hornets who have a Bachelor's Degree are the best paid among the alumni population.


Customer Service is a common skill among ASU alumni — just under one in three grads mention using it at work. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 47 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (approximately $61K). Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Active Directory, and Case Management.

Benefits and Perks

Most survey participants receive health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage. A large number of alumni plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Alumni of Alabama State University also take in tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Georgia College & State University grads bring in salaries of around $46K, making them the most similar to ASU alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to ASU include Auburn University at Montgomery, Columbus State University, and Troy University.

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$38,756 - $78,000
$35,000 - $45,451
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$39,305 - $45,227

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