Average Salary for Belhaven University Alumni

Nestled away in Jackson, Miss., the student population at Belhaven University, a Presbyterian Church (USA) school, is roughly 3,000. Located in Jackson, one of the biggest draws of this private university is the surrounding urban environment. A perfect laboratory for ardent students of the humanities, coffee drinkers and foodies alike. The data for this snapshot was collected from Belhaven University graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Belhaven University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Human Resources Analyst
2 salaries
Account Executive
2 salaries
Accounting Manager
2 salaries
Payroll Manager
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 26 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
United States (change)

About This School

1500 Peachtree St
Jackson, MS 39202


Private School, Religious

40 %

3 %

57 %

44 %

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Belhaven University alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the retail industry, the banking industry, and the medical implants, wholesale industry. The most popular career sector among alumni is the education industry. Despite the excellent SAT scores reported by Belhaven University alumni, former students go on to earn relatively modest salaries. Typical pay for those who graduated from Belhaven University amounts to $49K.


In the Belhaven University alumni community, men make a median salary of approximately $60K compared to their female counterparts, who earn $50K.


The Belhaven University alumni who make the most are Accounting Managers; they report a median pay of around $68K. Account Executives and Payroll Managers draw in a fair amount as well — $62K. Sliding in near the bottom are Human Resources Analysts, who report earnings of $48K.


Belhaven University students enjoy their time in Jackson, and around two in five students actually choose to reside here post-college and find jobs in the city. It is no surprise that Amherst, which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is about $68K), is another of the most popular spots for former Belhaven University students. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Belhaven University grads is Madison (median compensation is $35K). Memphis and Orlando are also desirable cities.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) earns Belhaven University students the most money after college ($77K per year). Annual salaries for those with a Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration are the lowest of the pack, earning about $32K.


About one in four Belhaven University grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Competency in Operations Management translates into above-average pay for Belhaven University grads — they earn 11 percent more than their fellow graduates. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Operations Management rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though a majority of alums get paid time off for vacation, only two-fifths of alumni receive paid sick leave. Dental insurance applies to a majority of former students, and a solid majority of survey participants report health coverage. A solid majority of grads participate in a 401(k) program. Other benefits that Belhaven University alumni receive are life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Alvernia University grads (who make an average of approximately $49K) earn salaries most similar to Belhaven University alumni. Other schools similar to Belhaven University include Lee University, Columbia College, and Oklahoma Christian University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
902 1180
ACT Scores 19 25

Key Stats for Belhaven University


76 %
24 %
$27,430 - $65,415
$38,988 - $73,231
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

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