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 information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to 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: 29 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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About This School

1717 S Chestnut Ave
Fresno, CA 93702-4709



Private School, Religious

54 %

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55 %

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Graduates of Fresno Pacific University are found working in a number of different fields including the education industry, the insurance agency or brokerage industry, and the underground utility construction industry. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the manufacturing industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of Fresno Pacific University is around $50K.


Fresno Pacific University grads who become Certified Public Accountants are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making a median salary of $55K yearly.


It is typical for many Fresno Pacific University grads (approximately one-third of former students) to remain in Fresno, Calif., which may come as a shock given the city's depressed salaries (median pay is approximately $50K). On the opposite end of the pay scale is Visalia, Calif., a top-paying city for Fresno Pacific University grads looking to earn a larger-than-average sum (this city has a median pay of about $52K).

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 Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business Management are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $40K on average per year.


Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Fresno Pacific University alumni, with just under a third of workers reporting using it on the job. Fresno Pacific University grads with Accounting experience garner salaries that are 137 percent more than other grads' salaries. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one in four survey participants enjoy paid vacation and two-fifths of alumni receive sick leave. Health benefits extend to most alumni, and more than half of respondents also receive dental coverage. A large number of alums participate in a 401(k) program. Other benefits that Fresno Pacific University alumni receive are life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, company car / automobile, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

La Sierra University graduates, who earn $55K on average, make a similar amount to Fresno Pacific University grads. Notre Dame de Namur University, Holy Names University, and John F Kennedy University are also similar to Fresno Pacific University.

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Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Fresno Pacific University


59 %
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$29,374 - $63,346
$37,191 - $61,562
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1-4 years
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

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