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. Undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences is a key focus of the school. Replies from former BSC students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Birmingham Southern College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Senior Accountant
4 salaries
Staff Accountant
3 salaries
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
2 salaries
Finance Specialist
2 salaries
Senior Tax Manager
2 salaries
Communications Manager
2 salaries
Marketing Manager
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Sep 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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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 financial services industry. Graduates of BSC earn around $67K on average.


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


Among BSC alumni, those working as Senior Tax Managers report the highest median pay of $128K.


Graduates of BSC seem to enjoy living in Birmingham, and the larger part of grads wind up living and working there after graduation.

Degree Major

Birmingham Southern College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and earn a median salary of $84K per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration ($53K on average annually).


Birmingham Southern College grads with Tax Consulting abilities can expect to make nearly double their former classmates (approximately $128K). BSC grads are usually competent in Microsoft Office, and nearly one-fourth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Proficiency in SQL, Tax Consulting, and Adobe Photoshop command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Both vacation time and sick leave are paid out for more than half of former students. The larger part of former students save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health benefits extend to the larger part of alums, and a majority of respondents also receive dental coverage. Additional perks enjoyed by Birmingham Southern College grads include tuition reimbursement, stock options, optional telecommute / work from home, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Morehouse College grads (who make an average of $63K) earn salaries most similar to BSC alumni. Talladega College, Judson College, and Spelman College are also similar to BSC.

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Key Stats for Birmingham Southern College


29 %
71 %
$45,000 - $135,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
$37,000 - $114,783

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