Brenau University Alumni Average Salary

Brenau University is a university based in Gainesville, Ga. that is home to around 2,000 undergraduates. Replies from former Brenau University students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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College Salary Report

942nd

Early Career Salary 

$42,000

Mid-Career Salary 

$59,600

% High Meaning 

53 %

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Brenau University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$32K$64K$96K
Human Resources (HR) Manager
5 salaries
$55,107  
   
Accountant
5 salaries
$45,781  
Office Manager
4 salaries
$45,000  
Human Resources (HR) Director
4 salaries
$58,500  
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
3 salaries
$52,000  
Compliance Manager
3 salaries
$95,000  
Executive Assistant
2 salaries
$41,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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About This School

500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, GA 30501-3668

1,700

Private School

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Industry

Graduates of Brenau University work in a variety of sectors including the community mental health center industry, the economic development agency industry, and the manufacturing industry. The most popular career sector among alumni is the education industry. For Brenau University alumni — a demographic with impressive SAT scores — salaries actually come in on the lower end. The average salary for a grad from Brenau University is approximately $48K.

Gender

Male graduates of Brenau University out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of $82K versus $50K for women.

Locations

Atlanta, Ga. is a hub for Brenau University graduates — a large number call this city home. Another city that attracts a wealth of Brenau University grads is Augusta, Ga.; given its high compensation ($51K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Brenau University grads love their alma mater so much that many stick around in Gainesville despite the median salary there ranking lowest among popular cities (about $41K). Klamath Falls, Ore. and Athens, Ga. are also desirable cities.

Degree Major

Brenau University grads who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $82K per year. Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor's Degree are the lowest of the pack, earning around $48K.

Skills

Knowledge of Budget Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 77 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (about $85K). Many former Brenau University students are familiar with Microsoft Excel, and approximately one-eighth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Word, Customer Service, and Pediatrics rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly all alums set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health coverage is awarded to the vast majority of former students, and dental insurance is issued to a strong majority of respondents as well. Alumni of Brenau University also take in life insurance, tuition reimbursement, 403(b), a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Compensation averages approximately $49K for Liberty University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Brenau University grads. Other schools similar to Brenau University include Gardner-Webb University, Mercer University, and Belmont University.

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Key Stats for Brenau University

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
Salary
$37,506 - $63,415
Salary
$43,448 - $96,000
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
26%
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