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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Overall College ROI Rank

1117
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

354
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for For Sports Fans

327
out of 346

Typical Early Career Salary

$39,000
Belmont University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Marketing Manager
3 salaries
$50,050  
   
Attorney / Lawyer
2 salaries
$56,500  
Senior Project Manager, IT
2 salaries
$74,500  
Senior Financial Analyst
2 salaries
$76,230  
Warranty Administrator
2 salaries
$49,375  
Operations Manager
2 salaries
$62,850  
Administrative Assistant
2 salaries
$37,750  
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

5,506

Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

68 %

5 %

65 %

15 %


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Industry

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.

Gender

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.

Jobs

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.

Locations

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).

Skills

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

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %
Salary
$29,107 - $65,962
Salary
$30,479 - $82,622
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Xcentric
$74,500
Country Music Association
$65,000
$100,750

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