Average Salary for Fresno Pacific University Alumni

Around 3,000 people attend Fresno Pacific University, a Mennonite Brethren Church institution based in Fresno, Calif. The data for this synopsis comes from former Fresno Pacific University students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Fresno Pacific University Alumni

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Project Manager, Construction
3 salaries
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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About This School

1717 S Chestnut Ave
Fresno, CA 93702-4709



Private School, Religious

54 %

3 %

94 %

55 %

Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY; IPEDS (As of January, 2015)


Graduates of Fresno Pacific University are found working in a number of different fields including the health care industry, the manufacturing industry, and the education industry. The most popular career sector among alumni is the underground utility construction industry. Curiously, the high SAT results reported by Fresno Pacific University alumni do not result in top-paid positions in the workforce — in fact, this group brings home rather low salaries. Those with an education from Fresno Pacific University earn an average of around $50K.


Fresno Pacific University grads who become Certified Public Accountants garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $55K annually. However, Construction Project Managers also rank as top-earners (bringing in about $53K). Sliding in near the bottom are Directors of Preschool, who report earnings of approximately $33K.


Fresno is a popular place for Fresno Pacific University students to settle after graduation, and more than a third of grads find steadfast employment in the city. It is also not uncommon to find former Fresno Pacific University students living and working in Fresno, Calif. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $51K. Fresno Pacific University alumni in Bakersfield, Calif. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $36K.

Degree Major

A graduate with a B.A. in Business Management from Fresno Pacific University can rake in a whopping average $75K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Those holding a B.A. in Organizational Leadership are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $28K on average per year.


Proficiency in Microsoft Office is common among Fresno Pacific University alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, about a fourth of former students report doing so. Fresno Pacific University grads who have experience with Leadership can expect to make 56 percent more than other alumni ($78K on average). Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (one in three grads and two-fifths of alumni, respectively). Health benefits extend to a large number of alums, and the larger part of respondents also receive dental coverage. A large number of grads allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Alumni of Fresno Pacific University also take in life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

La Sierra University grads bring in salaries of around about $56K, making them the most similar to Fresno Pacific University alumni in terms of earnings. Notre Dame de Namur University, Holy Names University, and John F Kennedy University are also similar to Fresno Pacific University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1308 1650
ACT Scores 18 22

Key Stats for Fresno Pacific University


62 %
38 %
$29,541 - $65,053
$37,480 - $60,984
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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