Birmingham Southern College Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Birmingham, Ala., Birmingham Southern College, an United Methodist school, has a student population of roughly 1,000. The school puts an emphasis on undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Birmingham Southern College School Alumni

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About This School

900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, AL 35254


Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

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The most highly represented industry among alumni is the accounting, auditing and tax services industry. Despite the excellent SAT scores reported by BSC alumni, former students go on to earn relatively modest salaries. The average salary for a grad from BSC is $40K.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only approximately $30K on average compared to about $106K for male graduates.


Senior Tax Managers win the contest for best-paid BSC alumni, making $128K on average every year.


Rather than relocating after graduation, many BSC alumni (the larger part of) end up finding permanent jobs in Birmingham.


Birmingham Southern College grads who have experience with Tax Consulting can expect to make 220 percent more than other alumni (around $128K on average). Around two in five grads report using Tax Consulting as part of their job, making it the most popular skill.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a fair number of grads are rewarded with health insurance and a majority of former students report dental coverage, too. A fair number of graduates allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan.

Related Schools

Agnes Scott College grads report the most similar salaries to BSC alums, earning $39K on average. Other schools similar to BSC include Talladega College, Judson College, and Morehouse College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1040 1270
ACT Scores 23 29

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