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Average Salary for Belhaven University Alumni

Belhaven University, a Presbyterian Church (USA) school in Jackson, Miss., has roughly 3,000 undergrads. Replies from former Belhaven University students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Belhaven University Alumni

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Account Executive
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Human Resources Analyst
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Payroll Manager
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Accounting Manager
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 26 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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About This School

1500 Peachtree St
Jackson, MS 39202


Private School, Religious

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Graduates of Belhaven University go into the education industry, the banking industry, and the mortgage servicing industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The most popular professional field seems to be the retail industry. For Belhaven University alumni — a demographic with impressive SAT scores — salaries actually come in on the lower end. The average salary for a grad from Belhaven University is $49K.


Male graduates of Belhaven University out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of about $60K versus around $50K for women.


The most generous salaries among Belhaven University alumni are reportedly earned by Accounting Managers, whose median earnings come to approximately $68K, followed by Account Executives and Payroll Managers at $62K. Salaries are anything but generous for Human Resources Analysts, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at $48K.


Jackson, Miss. keeps the largest number of Belhaven University grads among cities despite the fact that it offers the lowest median compensation ($47K). On the opposite end of the pay scale is Sugar Land, Texas, a top-paying city for Belhaven University grads looking to earn a larger-than-average sum (this city has a median pay of $75K). In addition, grads flock to Orlando, Fla. as well as Mckinney, Texas.

Degree Major

Belhaven University grads who hold a Bachelor of Science in Accounting can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average around $68K per year. Those holding a Master of Science (MS), Leadership are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $35K on average per year.


Slightly less than a fifth of Belhaven University grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Knowledge of Contract Negotiation seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 21 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (approximately $60K). Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Operations Management command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Although the larger part of graduates are compensated for vacation days, only one-third of alumni are paid for sick time. A large number of alumni set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Most former students receive health insurance, and more than half of respondents get dental coverage. 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

Alumni of Columbia College pick up average paychecks of about $50K, which is closest to the amount made by Belhaven University grads among similar schools. 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


70 %
30 %
$27,854 - $66,189
$38,988 - $73,231
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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