Average Salary for Belhaven University Alumni

Belhaven University, a Presbyterian Church (USA) school in Jackson, Miss., has roughly 3,000 undergrads. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Belhaven University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Account Executive
2 salaries
Payroll Manager
2 salaries
Accounting Manager
2 salaries
Human Resources Analyst
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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About This School

1500 Peachtree St
Jackson, MS 39202


Private School, Religious

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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 education industry, the banking industry, and the medical implants, wholesale industry. Among Belhaven University grads, the retail industry is a commonly chosen career field. Given the high SAT scores reported by Belhaven University grads, their lower-than-average salaries are somewhat surprising. Graduates of Belhaven University earn $49K on average.


After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes approximately $50K where the average male graduate hauls home about $61K.


The most generous salaries among Belhaven University alumni are reportedly earned by Accounting Managers, whose median earnings come to around $68K, followed by Account Executives and Payroll Managers at $62K. Human Resources Analysts pick up $48K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.


More often than not, Belhaven University grads continue living in Jackson, Miss. (roughly two-fifths of former students to be exact) even though the average salary here takes last place on the pay scale ($46K). By comparison, the top-paying city popular with Belhaven University alumni is Sugar Land, Texas, which offers a median salary of about $75K. Other cities of interest include Orlando, Fla. and Mckinney, Texas.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Accounting earns Belhaven University students the most money after college (an average $68K per year). A Master of Science (MS), Leadership offers the lowest median annual financial reward (approximately $35K).


Human Resources commands a pay premium of 37 percent for Belhaven University grads. Just under one in five Belhaven University grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Proficiency in Customer Service, Operations Management, and Microsoft Excel command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, just over one-third of respondents report receiving the former, whereas just the larger part of survey participants report receiving the latter. A large number of alums enjoy benefits like health insurance, while the larger part of survey participants receive dental plans, too. Most alumni participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Belhaven University alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Columbia College grads report the most similar salaries to Belhaven University alums, earning $50K on average. Other schools similar to Belhaven University include Lee University, Oklahoma Christian University, and Southwestern College.

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


71 %
29 %
$27,854 - $66,189
$38,836 - $74,500
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

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