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Average Salary for Belhaven University Alumni

Belhaven University is a Presbyterian Church (USA) university based in Jackson, Miss. that is home to around 3,000 undergraduates. This private university offers a world of opportunities for the urban adventurer. Situated in the heart of Jackson, students have easy access to a wealth of restaurants, entertainment, and cultural experiences. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Overall College ROI Rank

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

out of 476

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

out of 280

Typical Early Career Salary

Belhaven University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Human Resources Analyst
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Account Executive
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Payroll Manager
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Accounting Manager
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Belhaven University Details

1500 Peachtree St
Jackson, MS 39202


Private Schools, Religious

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Former Belhaven University students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the banking industry, the retail industry, and the medical device manufacturing industry. The education industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Salaries are quite modest for Belhaven University alumni, inconsistent with the impressive SAT results reported by this group. Those with a degree from Belhaven University tend to make about $48K.


After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes $49K where the average male graduate hauls home around $60K.


Belhaven University grads who become Accounting Managers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in $68K annually. However, Account Executives and Payroll Managers also rank as top-earners (bringing in $62K each). Human Resources Analysts wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning approximately $48K.


For reasons other than money, Belhaven University grads are most commonly found still living in Jackson, where median pay sits at the bottom of the pay scale ($47K). On the other hand, Belhaven University alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Sugar Land, which offers median salaries of about $75K. Other popular cities include Orlando and Houston.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) from Belhaven University can rake in a whopping around $77K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration — their annual income amounts to approximately $32K on average.


Belhaven University grads with Financial Reporting experience garner salaries that are 37 percent more than other grads' salaries. Many former Belhaven University students are familiar with Microsoft Office, and around one in four grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of alums report receiving paid vacation days, but just two-fifths of alumni are paid for sick leave. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; the greater part of alums are rewarded with health insurance and a majority of respondents report dental coverage, too. A solid majority of alums report contributing to a 401(k). Other benefits awarded to Belhaven University alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alvernia University grads bring in salaries of around $49K, making them the most similar to Belhaven University alumni in terms of earnings. Lee University, Columbia College, and Oklahoma Christian University are also similar to Belhaven University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
910 1150
ACT Scores 20 25

Key Stats

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$27,493 - $65,057
$39,308 - $75,794
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
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20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

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