Belmont University Alumni Average Salary

Belmont University, an Interdenominational school in Nashville, Tenn., has roughly 6,000 undergrads. Students here support their sports teams in droves (Go Bruins!), and the urban campus allows them to explore the city's many neighborhoods and cultural events. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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College ROI Report

1275th

20 Year Net ROI 

$36,300

Annual ROI 

1.1%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$170,000

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College Salary Report

771st

Early Career Salary 

$40,200

Mid-Career Salary 

$66,300

% High Meaning 

59 %

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Belmont University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$26K$52K$78K
Human Resources (HR) Director
6 salaries
$75,500  
   
Account Manager
6 salaries
$42,000  
Marketing Coordinator
5 salaries
$31,213  
Senior Accountant
5 salaries
$64,000  
Digital Marketing Manager
5 salaries
$50,841  
Worship Pastor
4 salaries
$57,000  
Office Manager
4 salaries
$42,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Jul 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 375
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About This School

1900 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212-3757

5,506

Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

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Industry

Belmont alumni can most commonly be found in the building materials manufacturing industry, IT services, and the marketing agency industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the health care industry. Very few Belmont grads go into the marketing, advertising, and media management industry; in fact, less than five percent of alumni enter this industry. For Belmont alumni, high SAT scores do not correlate to high-paying positions in the workforce. Graduates of Belmont earn $49K on average.

Gender

After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $42K per year compared to men, who earn approximately $62K.

Jobs

Among Belmont alumni, those working as IT Senior Project Managers report the highest median pay of $75K, followed by Operations Managers ($63K), and Executive Assistants (around $50K). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Office Managers who make an average of about $44K.

Locations

Upon earning their degrees, many Belmont grads prefer to remain in Nashville; in fact, approximately one-half of grads appreciate the area so much that they find permanent jobs there. With a median salary of $75K, Alpharetta, Ga. represents the highest-paid city popular among Belmont grads. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Belmont grads is Los Angeles, Calif. (median compensation is around $46K). Other cities of interest among Belmont alumni include nearby Murfreesboro, Tenn. and Franklin, Tenn.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Biology earns Belmont students the most money after college (an average $102K per year). Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Music Business are the lowest of the pack, earning approximately $30K.

Skills

Knowledge of Human Resources seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 71 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (about $84K). Proficiency in Microsoft Office is common among Belmont alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, nearly one-seventh of former students report doing so. Experience with Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Office Management is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of former students receive health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants get dental coverage. A strong majority of respondents participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Belmont University grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and gym / health club / fitness membership.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $49K for Liberty University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Belmont grads. Lincoln Memorial University, Bellarmine University, and Brenau University are also similar to Belmont.

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Key Stats for Belmont University

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %
Salary
$26,584 - $60,609
Salary
$28,852 - $75,742
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Xcentric
$74,500
$100,750

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