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Average Salary for Fresno Pacific University Alumni

Based in Fresno, Fresno Pacific University is a Mennonite Brethren Church university. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Fresno Pacific University grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Fresno Pacific University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Project Manager, Construction
3 salaries
Director, Preschool
2 salaries
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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About This School

1717 S Chestnut Ave
Fresno, CA 93702-4709



Private School, Religious

54 %

3 %

94 %

55 %

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Fresno Pacific University alumni can most commonly be found in the manufacturing industry, the health care industry, and the fruit and vegetable market industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most popular professional field seems to be the education industry. Unfortunately, former Fresno Pacific University students — a population with excellent SAT results — report salaries on the lower end of the pay scale. Those with an education from Fresno Pacific University earn an average of around $48K.


Fresno Pacific University grads who become Certified Public Accountants garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in $55K annually. However, Construction Project Managers also rank as top-earners (bringing in about $53K). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Directors of Preschool, making an average of approximately $30K.


Fresno Pacific University alumni do not feel the need to relocate after graduation, and two in five grads find stable employment in Fresno. Fresno is also a common destination for Fresno Pacific University grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $51K. On the far end of the pay scale, Fresno Pacific University alumni often reside in Bakersfield, which is home to the lowest pay at $36K.

Degree Major

Fresno Pacific University students with a B.A. in Business Management can expect to make the most money ($75K per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Graduates holding a B.A. in Early Childhood Education fare the worst in terms of compensation with yearly salaries of $38K.


Leadership commands a pay premium of 63 percent for Fresno Pacific University grads. Fresno Pacific University grads are usually competent in Microsoft Office, and approximately one-fourth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just two-fifths of alumni get sick time. A strong majority of former students allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A strong majority of grads have medical plans, and a majority of graduates have dental insurance. Graduates of Fresno Pacific University are also recipients of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

La Sierra University graduates, who earn approximately $58K 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.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Fresno Pacific University


60 %
40 %
$28,983 - $64,496
$32,013 - $61,562
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 14 votes.

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