Average Salary for Belmont University Alumni

Nestled away in Nashville, Tenn., Belmont University, an Interdenominational school, has a student population of roughly 6,000. Much of campus life revolves around sports (Go Bruins!), and the urban location lets student freely explore the diverse, interesting city at their fingertips. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Belmont grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Belmont University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Marketing Manager
3 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
2 salaries
Operations Manager
2 salaries
Warranty Administrator
2 salaries
Senior Project Manager, IT
2 salaries
Attorney / Lawyer
2 salaries
Administrative Assistant
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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About This School

1900 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212-3757


Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

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Belmont alumni find work in an assortment of industries including IT services, the education industry, and the software development industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the health care industry. Former Belmont students do not typically enter the marketing agency industry; in fact, less than two percent of graduates find work in this area, making it the least likely field for this group to enter. Belmont graduates see an average starting salary of approximately $51K.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $50K per year compared to men, who earn about $61K.


Belmont grads who become Senior Financial Analysts are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average around $76K yearly. Also notably well-paid are IT Senior Project Managers and Operations Managers; their salaries approach $75K and $63K, respectively. Administrative Assistants get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of $38K in this job.


Infamous for its meager salaries (average pay is the lowest at approximately $52K), a little more than half of Belmont students still call Nashville, Tenn. their home after graduation. On the other hand, Belmont alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Dallas, Texas, which offers a median salary of $93K. Alumni express interest in New York, N.Y. and Tulsa, Okla. as well.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $102K per year, former Bruins who have a Bachelor of Science in Biology are the best paid among the alumni population. Those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Music Business face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $31K per year.


Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Belmont alumni, with approximately one in ten workers reporting using it on the job. Former Bruins with Financial Reporting abilities can expect to make 26 percent more than their former classmates (about $65K). Also considered top-notch skills are Project Management, Marketing Communications, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in six survey participants get sick time. Health insurance benefits extend to most respondents, and a majority of respondents sign up for dental plans. Most alums allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Belmont University alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Brenau University graduates, who earn $52K on average, make a similar amount to Belmont grads. Lincoln Memorial University, Bellarmine University, and Gardner-Webb University are also similar to Belmont.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1070 1270
ACT Scores 24 29

Key Stats for Belmont University


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42 %
$28,991 - $65,232
$30,303 - $82,052

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
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