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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Median Salary by Job

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National Salary Data 
1-4 years
8 salaries
5-9 years
3 salaries
10-19 years
8 salaries
20 years or more
7 salaries
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About This School

500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, GA 30501-3668


Private School

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Professionally, the health care industry, the education industry, and the health clinic industry are popular business areas among Brenau University alumni. A large chunk of former Brenau University students are employed in the community mental health center industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Unfortunately, former Brenau University students — a population with excellent SAT results — report salaries on the lower end of the pay scale. The average starting salary for a graduate of Brenau University is $50K.


Accountants win the contest for best-paid Brenau University alumni, making around $48K on average every year.


Atlanta, Ga. is a hub for Brenau University graduates — a large number call this city home. It is no surprise that Cumming, Ga., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is approximately $91K), is another of the most popular spots for former Brenau University students. Brenau University alumni often stay in Gainesville following graduation despite having one of the lowest median salary among popular cities ($41K). Other popular cities for Brenau University alumni include nearby Augusta, Ga. and Alpharetta, Ga.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) will compensate Brenau University grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in about $59K on average per year. An Associate's Degree is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $31K.


Benefits Administration commands a pay premium of 34 percent for Brenau University grads. Brenau University grads are usually competent in Microsoft Excel, and nearly one-seventh of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Payroll Administration, Customer Service, and Financial Reporting are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (two-fifths of alumni and one in three grads, respectively). Health coverage is awarded to most former students, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of alums as well. A large number of respondents opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Alumni of Brenau University also take in life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Alumni of Mississippi College pick up average paychecks of $50K, which is closest to the amount made by Brenau University grads among similar schools. Gardner-Webb University, Mercer University, and Belmont University are also similar to Brenau University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
870 1050
ACT Scores 19 21

Key Stats for Brenau University


82 %
18 %
$35,552 - $62,782
$42,729 - $80,085
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Brenau University
$38,312 - $62,719
$36,000 - $60,000

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