Belhaven University Alumni Average Salary

Belhaven University, a Presbyterian Church (USA) school in Jackson, Miss., has roughly 3,000 undergrads. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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952nd

Early Career Salary 

$39,600

% High Meaning 

56.8%

Mid-Career Salary 

$55,700

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Belhaven University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$23K$46K$69K
Accounting Manager
2 salaries
$67,600  
   
Account Executive
2 salaries
$62,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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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

Graduates of Belhaven University are found working in a number of different fields including the mortgage servicing industry, the ministry industry, and the education industry. The most popular professional field seems to be law. The average salary for a grad from Belhaven University is $51K.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among Belhaven University alumni are Accounting Managers; they earn a median annual salary of about $68K. Also nearing the top of the pay scale at approximately $62K are Account Executives. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Human Resources Analysts — they bring in $48K.

Locations

Though Jackson, Miss. offers the least in terms of financial rewards (median pay is the lowest at $48K), more than a third of Belhaven University students continue living here after college. On the other hand, Belhaven University alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Sugar Land, Texas, which offers a median salary of $75K. In addition, grads flock to Orlando, Fla. as well as Houston, Texas.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Belhaven University can rake in a whopping average around $68K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Average annual salaries for those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration are the lowest of the pack, earning $49K.

Skills

Knowledge of Human Resources seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 48 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($75K). 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. Competency in Operations Management, Customer Service, and Human Resources Information System (HRIS) also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of alumni can rely on paid vacation days, but just two-fifths of alumni have the luxury of paid sick time. A large number of alums set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Most graduates have medical plans, and the larger part of respondents have dental insurance. Belhaven University grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Median pay for Columbia College grads is approximately $50K, making their salaries most similar to those of Belhaven University grads. 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
71 %
Male
29 %
Salary
$33,898 - $69,393
Salary
$38,389 - $73,206
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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