Belmont University Alumni Average Salary

Belmont University, an Interdenominational school in Nashville, Tenn., has roughly 6,000 undergrads. Students thrive off the school's sports-centered energy and urban environment, which offers countless areas to explore and numerous ways to keep busy. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Marketing Manager
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Executive Assistant
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Operations Manager
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Senior Project Manager, IT
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Office Manager
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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 the education industry, IT services, and the software development industry. The most popular field is the health care industry. Former Belmont students do not typically enter the accounting, auditing and tax services 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. Those with an education from Belmont earn an average of $53K.


There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is $62K, but the median for the latter is only $50K.


In the Belmont alumni professional community, Senior Financial Analysts make the highest median pay (about $76K), though IT Senior Project Managers (around $75K), and Operations Managers (approximately $63K) are close competitors. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Administrative Assistants — they bring in $38K.


Though Nashville, Tenn. offers the least in terms of financial rewards (median pay is the lowest at about $56K), just over a half of Belmont students continue living here after college. For those seeking more money, Dallas, Texas is a popular destination for former Belmont students; median pay is $93K. Alumni express interest in New York, N.Y. and Murfreesboro, Tenn. as well.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Belmont grads with a Bachelor of Science in Biology (average earnings climb to approximately $102K per year). On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Music Business tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average around $31K per year.


Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Belmont alumni, with one-tenth of grads reporting using it on the job. Competency in Operations Management translates into above-average pay for former Bruins — they earn 65 percent more than their fellow graduates. Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Social Media Marketing are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in six survey participants get paid sick time. Dental insurance applies to more than half of respondents, and a strong majority of former students report health coverage. A strong majority of alums opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. 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 $54K for Gardner 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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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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$29,206 - $64,501
$30,242 - $82,622
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
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