Bob Jones University Alumni Average Salary

Around 3,000 people attend Bob Jones University, a institution based in Greenville, S.C. The data in this summary come from Bob Jones University alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Aug 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 255
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About This School

1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard
Greenville, SC 29614-0001


Private School, For Profit

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Professionally, software as a service (SAAS) development, IT consulting, and the aerospace and defense industry are popular business areas among Bob Jones University alumni. The most popular career sector among alumni is the accounting, auditing and tax services industry. Starting salaries of about $47K are the median among Bob Jones University grads.


Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks approximately $59K per year, but the second group takes home only $41K.


Among Bob Jones University graduates, the biggest earners are Senior Accountants, who haul in $62K on average. Next on the list are Software Developers, bringing in close to $52K. Staff Accountants pick up $42K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.


It is typical for many Bob Jones University grads (slightly more than a fifth of former students) to remain in Greenville, S.C., which may come as a shock given the city's depressed salaries (median pay is around $41K). Bob Jones University alumni in search of the largest paycheck, on the other hand, will find it in Philadelphia, Pa. where approximately $74K is the average pay. Other cities of interest include Denver, Colo. and Chicago, Ill.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Bob Jones University grads with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), General Business (average earnings climb to $89K per year). A Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc), Accounting commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $40K.


Many former Bob Jones University students are familiar with Microsoft Office, and one-fifth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Bob Jones University grads with Operations Management experience garner salaries that are 135 percent more than other grads' salaries. Also considered top-notch skills are Project Management, Microsoft Word, and Leadership.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for the larger part of alumni, but only one in three grads are rewarded with paid sick leave. For this school, a strong majority of grads are the recipients of health benefits, and slightly more than half of the former students pick up dental plans, too. A fair number of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). Other benefits that Bob Jones University alumni receive are a casual working environment, life insurance, 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


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$31,257 - $50,606
$34,790 - $77,808
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