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Average Salary for Belmont University Alumni

Belmont University is a Interdenominational university based in Nashville, Tenn. that is home to around 5,000 undergraduates. Students thrive off the school's sports-centered energy and urban environment, which offers countless areas to explore and numerous ways to keep busy. The data for this synopsis comes from former Belmont students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for For Sports Fans

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Typical Early Career Salary

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. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Administrative Assistant
4 salaries
Marketing Coordinator
3 salaries
Graphic Designer
3 salaries
Web Developer
3 salaries
Marketing Manager
3 salaries
Attorney / Lawyer
2 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140

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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 belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include IT services, the education industry, and the software development industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the health care industry. Clinical care is perhaps the least commonly worked industry among Belmont grads, with less than two percent of former students experienced in this area. Graduates of Belmont typically earn $51K.


Belmont grads who become Operations Managers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, usually making approximately $63K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Senior Accountants and Marketing Managers; their salaries approach about $56K and around $51K, respectively. Sliding in near the bottom are Marketing Coordinators, who report earnings of $31K.


Nashville is a popular place for Belmont students to settle after graduation, and around half of grads find steadfast employment in the city. With a median salary of $93K, Dallas represents the highest-paid city popular among Belmont grads. Belmont alumni in Los Angeles can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $46K. Nearby Franklin and Brentwood also rank high on the list of cities for Belmont grads.

Degree Major

With annual earnings of about $102K per year, former Bruins who have a Bachelor of Science in Biology are the best paid among the alumni population. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations (PR) tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making around $35K per year.


Belmont alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Excel, with one in ten grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Competency in Financial Analysis translates into above-average pay for former Bruins — they earn 16 percent more than their fellow graduates. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Office, Marketing Communications, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (two-fifths of alumni and one in five survey participants, respectively). Most alumni set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). A fair portion of alums receive health insurance, and a majority of the survey participants get dental coverage. Other benefits awarded to Belmont University alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Alumni of Gardner pick up average paychecks of $51K, which is closest to the amount made by Belmont grads among similar schools. Lincoln Memorial University, Bellarmine University, and Brenau University are also similar to Belmont.

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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$29,771 - $64,705
$30,892 - $79,237
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.
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$30,940 - $69,777
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