Furman University Alumni Average Salary

Around 3,000 people attend Furman University, a institution based in Greenville, S.C. Undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences is popular here. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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155th

Early Career Salary 

$45,100

Mid-Career Salary 

$88,800

% High Meaning 

53 %

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Furman University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$27K$54K$81K
Management Consultant
4 salaries
$80,125  
   
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
4 salaries
$72,500  
Programmer Analyst
3 salaries
$49,695  
Financial Analyst
3 salaries
$39,169  
Executive Assistant
3 salaries
$55,028  
Senior Pastor
3 salaries
$79,000  
Administrative Assistant
3 salaries
$30,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Dec 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 217
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About This School

3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613-6162

www.engagefurman.com

2,797

Private School, Liberal Arts, For Sports Fans

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Industry

Furman graduates see an average starting salary of $59K.

Gender

It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of approximately $51K whereas the men's median is about $63K.

Locations

Furman alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Chicago, Ill., which offers a median salary of $64K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Furman alumni is Washington, DC, where earnings average around $52K.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Furman grads with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) (average earnings climb to $58K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Psychology ($49K on average annually).

Skills

Former Paladins with Proposal Writing abilities can expect to make 13 percent more than their former classmates ($52K). Many Furman grads have knowledge of Strategic Planning, with just under a third of alumni using this program on the clock.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all graduates earn paid vacation and paid sick time. It is no small feat that a fair number of grads are given health coverage, and a fair number of alums accept dental insurance. A fair number of graduates report contributing to a 401(k). Furman University grads are also lucky enough to receive free drinks, tuition reimbursement, laptop / notebook computer, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Morehouse College grads bring in salaries of around $62K, making them the most similar to Furman alumni in terms of earnings. Wofford College, Presbyterian College, and Erskine College and Seminary are also similar to Furman.

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Key Stats for Furman University

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %
Salary
$50,500
Salary
$48,000 - $72,012
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
11%

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