Average Salary for Birmingham Southern College Alumni

Nestled away in Birmingham, Ala., Birmingham Southern College, an United Methodist school, has a student population of roughly 1,000. Many students here pick up classes in the liberal arts and sciences. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for Liberal Arts

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Typical Early Career Salary

Birmingham Southern College Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
1-4 years
6 salaries
5-9 years
5 salaries
10-19 years
8 salaries
20 years or more
4 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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About This School

900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, AL 35254



Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

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Among BSC grads, the financial services industry is a commonly chosen career field. Median pay for those who graduated from BSC amounts to around $65K.


There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is approximately $73K, but the median for the latter is only $42K.


Approximately two in five BSC grads stay in Birmingham, Ala., even though it offers the lowest median pay ($50K). By comparison, the top-paying city popular with BSC alumni is Huntsville, Ala., which offers a median salary of about $115K.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Accounting leads to the highest pay for BSC grads ($84K on average per year). A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($53K).


Strategic Planning commands a pay premium of 77 percent for Birmingham Southern College grads. Approximately one in six BSC grads wind up using Project Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and SQL.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of former students earn paid vacation and paid sick time. A strong majority of grads take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Health insurance benefits extend to a fair number of grads, and a majority of alumni sign up for dental plans. Additional perks enjoyed by Birmingham Southern College grads include a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Morehouse College graduates, who earn $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


48 %
52 %
$32,000 - $78,120
$34,228 - $91,172

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
$34,971 - $88,923

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