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. Students here receive a well-rounded education — undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences is common. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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About This School

900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, AL 35254


Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

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The most popular professional field seems to be the accounting, auditing and tax services industry. Salaries are quite modest for BSC alumni, inconsistent with the impressive SAT results reported by this group. Starting salaries of $40K are the median among BSC grads.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $30K per year compared to men, who earn $106K.


Former BSC students with an interest in making money consider becoming Senior Tax Managers, the highest-paying gig (earnings amount to $128K on average) among this alumni group.


Many BSC alumni remain in Birmingham after graduation; the larger part of grads find permanent positions in the workforce here.


Tax Consulting is a common skill among BSC alumni — roughly two in five grads mention using it at work. Knowledge of Tax Consulting seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 220 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (approximately $128K).

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of grads have medical plans, and more than half of former students have dental insurance. A strong majority of alumni participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan.

Related Schools

Alumni of Agnes Scott College pick up average paychecks of about $39K, which is closest to the amount made by BSC grads among similar schools. Talladega College, Judson College, and Morehouse College are also similar to BSC.

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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