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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College ROI Report

1117th

20 Year Net ROI 

$52,700

Annual ROI 

1.6%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$162,400

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College Salary Report

771st

Early Career Salary 

$40,200

Mid-Career Salary 

$66,300

% High Meaning 

59.0%

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Belmont University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$25K$50K$75K
Marketing Manager
3 salaries
$50,050  
   
Senior Project Manager, IT
2 salaries
$74,500  
Attorney / Lawyer
2 salaries
$56,500  
Operations Manager
2 salaries
$62,850  
Executive Assistant
2 salaries
$50,062  
Office Manager
2 salaries
$44,100  
Administrative Assistant
2 salaries
$37,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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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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5 %

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Industry

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.

Gender

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.

Jobs

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.

Locations

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.

Skills

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

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %
Salary
$29,206 - $64,501
Salary
$30,242 - $82,622
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
$100,750
Country Music Association
$65,000
Xcentric
$74,500

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