Average Salary for Belhaven University Alumni

Nestled away in Jackson, Miss., Belhaven University, a Presbyterian Church (USA) school, has a student population of roughly 3,000. The data in this summary come from Belhaven University alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

$39,600
Belhaven University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Account Executive
2 salaries
$62,400  
   
Accounting Manager
2 salaries
$67,600  
Human Resources Analyst
2 salaries
$48,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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About This School

1500 Peachtree St
Jackson, MS 39202

2,749

Private School, Religious

40 %

3 %

57 %

44 %


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Industry

Belhaven University alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the medical implants, wholesale industry, the ministry industry, and the mortgage servicing industry. The banking 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. Graduates of Belhaven University earn approximately $50K on average.

Jobs

In the Belhaven University alumni professional community, Accounting Managers make the highest median pay ($68K), though Account Executives and Payroll Managers (both at around $62K) are close competitors. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Human Resources Analysts — they bring in $48K.

Locations

Infamous for its meager salaries (average pay is the lowest at $47K), more than a third of Belhaven University students still call Jackson, Miss. their home after graduation. Alternatively, Sugar Land, Texas is home to some of the highest salaries — median pay is about $75K — which is an (obvious) draw for many Belhaven University grads. Other cities of interest include Orlando, Fla. and Mckinney, Texas.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Belhaven University grads with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting (average earnings climb to $68K per year). A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of about $48K.

Skills

Competency in Financial Reporting translates into above-average pay for Belhaven University grads — they earn 36 percent more than their fellow graduates. Many Belhaven University grads have knowledge of Microsoft Office, with roughly one in five alumni using this program on the clock. Demonstrated ability in Customer Service, Operations Management, and Microsoft Excel rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of survey participants can rely on paid vacation days, but just two-fifths of alumni have the luxury of paid sick time. A large number of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Most grads receive health insurance, and a majority of grads get dental coverage. Additional benefits handed to Belhaven University alumni include 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 $50K, which is closest to the amount made by Belhaven University grads among similar schools. Lee University, Oklahoma Christian University, and Southwestern College are also similar to Belhaven University.

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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

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %
Salary
$32,966 - $68,064
Salary
$38,389 - $73,206
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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