Average Salary for Bob Jones University Alumni

Nestled away in Greenville, S.C., Bob Jones University, a school, has a student population of roughly 3,000. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Bob Jones University Alumni

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Senior Financial Analyst
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Operations Manager
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Account Analyst
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About This School

1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard
Greenville, SC 29614-0001


Private School, For Profit

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Bob Jones University alumni can most commonly be found in the accounting, auditing and tax services industry, religious service, and the manufacturing industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most popular field is software as a service (SAAS) development. Those with an education from Bob Jones University earn an average of $49K.


The biggest paychecks among Bob Jones University alumni are earned by Senior Financial Analysts — these former students make a median salary of around $82K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Operations Managers (about $78K) and Senior Administrative Assistants ($61K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Worship Pastors — they bring in approximately $42K.


Rather than relocating after graduation, many Bob Jones University alumni (close to one-fourth of) end up finding permanent jobs in Greenville. It is also not uncommon to find former Bob Jones University students living and working in Chicago, Ill. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $113K. Washington, DC is a popular spot for former Bob Jones University students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $46K. Other popular cities include Exton, Pa. and Philadelphia, Pa.

Degree Major

Bob Jones University grads who hold a Master of Arts (MA), English Language & Literature can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average about $90K per year. Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc), Accounting are the lowest of the pack, earning around $45K.


Bob Jones University alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Excel, with about one in seven grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Bob Jones University grads who have experience with Marketing Communications can expect to make 43 percent more than other alumni ($70K on average). Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Operations Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to paid time off, there is more lenience involving vacation than illness; more than half of survey participants get vacation time, whereas just one-fourth of alumni get paid sick leave. A strong majority of alums participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a fair number of respondents are rewarded with health insurance and a majority of graduates report dental coverage, too. Bob Jones University grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Schools similar to Bob Jones University include Brown Mackie College-Greenville, Strayer University-South Carolina, and Virginia College-Greenville.

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Key Stats for Bob Jones University


38 %
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$31,850 - $63,984
$35,094 - $80,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

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