Average Salary for Belmont University Alumni

Belmont University, an Interdenominational school in Nashville, Tenn., has roughly 6,000 undergrads. Sports have an undeniably strong influence on campus life (Go Bruins!), and students exploit the school's urban location by exploring the rich resources of their city. The figures in this rundown were provided by Belmont alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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Belmont University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
Marketing Manager
3 salaries
Attorney / Lawyer
2 salaries
Senior Project Manager, IT
2 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
2 salaries
Warranty Administrator
2 salaries
Operations Manager
2 salaries
Administrative Assistant
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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About This School

1900 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212-3757


Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

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IT services, the education industry, and the software development industry are just a few of the areas in which Belmont grads find work. The most popular career sector among alumni is the health care industry. Less than two percent of Belmont grads move into clinical care — it is the road least traveled for this demographic. The average starting salary for a graduate of Belmont is $51K.


There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in $62K after graduating from Belmont, the average woman earns only $50K.


Belmont grads who become Senior Financial Analysts garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $76K annually. However, IT Senior Project Managers and Operations Managers also rank as top-earners (bringing in around $75K and about $63K, respectively). Administrative Assistants wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning approximately $40K.


More than half of Belmont students choose to remain in Nashville, Tenn. after graduation, where the average salary is actually the lowest at about $52K. On the other hand, Belmont alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Dallas, Texas, which offers a median salary of $93K. Nearby Brentwood, Tenn. is also a top pick for Belmont grads, as is New York, N.Y.

Degree Major

Belmont students with a Bachelor of Science in Biology can expect to make the most money (around $102K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Music Business offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($35K).


Nearly one in ten grads report using Microsoft Office as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Former Bruins with Operations Management abilities can expect to make 69 percent more than their former classmates (approximately $87K). Proficiency in Marketing Communications, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. A fair number of alumni set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health benefits extend to a strong majority of alums, and more than half of graduates also receive dental coverage. Other benefits awarded to Belmont University alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $52K for Brenau University alumni, making their earnings most comparable 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


58 %
42 %
$29,107 - $65,962
$30,479 - $82,622
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
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