Average Salary for Birmingham Southern College Alumni

Birmingham Southern College, an United Methodist school in Birmingham, Ala., has roughly 1,000 undergrads. Known for its liberal arts and sciences education, undergraduates often take classes in this field. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

1141
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

365
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Liberal Arts

79
out of 119

Typical Early Career Salary

$41,100
Birmingham Southern College Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
)
$0$29K$58K$87K
1-4 years
6 salaries
$42,500  
   
5-9 years
5 salaries
$80,000  
10-19 years
8 salaries
$66,000  
20 years or more
4 salaries
$84,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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About This School

900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, AL 35254

www.gotobsc.com/

1,188

Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

62 %

20 %

56 %

21 %


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Industry

The financial services industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Median pay for those who graduated from BSC amounts to about $64K.

Gender

After graduation, women go on to earn an average of around $42K per year compared to men, who earn approximately $66K.

Locations

About two-fifths of BSC students choose to remain in Birmingham, Ala. after graduation, where the average salary is actually the lowest at $45K. On the other hand, BSC alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Huntsville, Ala., which offers a median salary of $115K.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Accounting will compensate BSC grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $84K on average per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration ($53K on average annually).

Skills

Strategic Planning commands a pay premium of 80 percent for Birmingham Southern College grads. Proficiency in Project Management is common among BSC alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, about a sixth of former students report doing so. In addition, those who are savvy in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and SQL are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Former students at this school — a strong majority of graduates — are lucky enough to receive paid vacation and paid sick leave. A fair number of former students set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance benefits extend to a strong majority of former students, and more than half of graduates sign up for dental plans. Additional benefits handed to Birmingham Southern College alumni include a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Morehouse College graduates, who earn approximately $64K on average, make a similar amount to BSC grads. Talladega College, Judson College, and Spelman College are also similar to BSC.

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Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Birmingham Southern College

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %
Salary
$32,000 - $78,120
Salary
$33,119 - $89,616
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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