Average Salary for Fresno Pacific University Alumni

Nestled away in Fresno, Calif., Fresno Pacific University, a Mennonite Brethren Church school, has a student population of roughly 3,000. This report is based on the answers of Fresno Pacific University graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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About This School

1717 S Chestnut Ave
Fresno, CA 93702-4709



Private School, Religious

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55 %

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Graduates of Fresno Pacific University head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the education industry, the insurance agency or brokerage industry, and the underground utility construction industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. A large chunk of former Fresno Pacific University students are employed in the manufacturing industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Former Fresno Pacific University graduates bring in approximately $50K on average.


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.


Despite handing out the worst average salary (about $50K), Fresno, Calif. holds on to its Fresno Pacific University student population, and nearly one in three grads continue to reside in the city. Visalia, Calif. is on the other end of the salary spectrum, offering top-notch pay and a median salary of around $52K; it's no wonder that Fresno Pacific University grads are attracted to this city.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Fresno Pacific University grads with a B.A. in Business Management (average earnings climb to $75K per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business Management — their annual income amounts to $40K on average.


Competency in Accounting translates into above-average pay for Fresno Pacific University grads — they earn 137 percent more than their fellow graduates. Just under one in three grads report using Microsoft Office as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Competency in Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, and Customer Service also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one-fourth of alumni enjoy paid vacation and two-fifths of alumni receive sick leave. A large number of former students participate in a 401(k) program. For this school, most respondents are the recipients of health benefits, and a majority of the survey participants pick up dental plans, too. Alumni of Fresno Pacific University also take in life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, company car / automobile, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $55K for La Sierra University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Fresno Pacific University grads. Other schools similar to Fresno Pacific University include Notre Dame de Namur University, Holy Names University, and John F Kennedy 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 %
41 %
$29,374 - $63,346
$37,191 - $61,562

Job Satisfaction

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

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