Average Salary for Bob Jones University Alumni

Founded in Greenville, S.C., Bob Jones University is an institution of higher learning for around 3,000 students. Students of this private school report the city of Greenville as one of the university's greatest assets, where there's no shortage of things to do or places to explore. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Typical Early Career Salary

$41,300
Bob Jones University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Worship Pastor
3 salaries
$41,500  
   
Sr. Administrative Assistant
2 salaries
$61,020  
Operations Manager
2 salaries
$78,000  
Account Analyst
2 salaries
$44,000  
Senior Financial Analyst
2 salaries
$81,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86
United States (change)

About This School

1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard
Greenville, SC 29614-0001

2,913

Private School, For Profit

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Industry

Graduates of Bob Jones University head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the manufacturing industry, religious service, and software as a service (SAAS) development are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the accounting, auditing and tax services industry. Those with a degree from Bob Jones University tend to make around $48K.

Jobs

Former Bob Jones University students with an interest in making money consider becoming Operations Managers, the highest-paying gig (earnings amount to approximately $78K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Senior Administrative Assistants ($61K) and Territory Sales Representatives ($50K). Associate Pastors face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $29K.

Locations

More often than not, Bob Jones University grads continue living in Greenville (roughly a fourth of former students to be exact) even though average salaries here take last place on the pay scale ($48K). By comparison, the top-paying city popular with Bob Jones University alumni is Los Angeles, which offers median salaries of about $192K. Other popular cities include Philadelphia and Tampa.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Bob Jones University alumni are those with a Bachelor of Science in Business & Marketing — they earn close to around $128K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design face salaries on the lower end, coming in close to approximately $38K per year.

Skills

Knowledge of People Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 56 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($75K). Bob Jones University alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Excel, with nearly one in eight grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Also considered top-notch skills are Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (half of the alumni and one-fourth of alumni, respectively). Most graduates have medical plans, and a majority of grads have dental insurance. Most survey participants participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Bob Jones University grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

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

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT critical reading score is not included.
* SAT math score is not included.
* SAT writing score is not included.
ACT Scores 20 26

Key Stats for Bob Jones University

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %
Salary
$31,381 - $65,244
Salary
$34,191 - $76,092
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

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