Furman University Alumni Average Salary

Around 3,000 people attend Furman University, a institution based in Greenville, S.C. Undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences is a key focus of the school. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Furman grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Furman University Alumni

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Management Consultant
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Account Manager
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Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
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Executive Assistant
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Financial Analyst
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst
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Grant Writer
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 207

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About This School

3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613-6162



Private School, Liberal Arts, For Sports Fans

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The average salary for a grad from Furman is approximately $59K.


There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in $63K after graduating from Furman, the average woman earns only about $51K.


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 $52K.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Furman alumni are those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) — they earn close to around $58K on average per year. A B.A. in Psychology offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($49K).


Strategic Planning is a popular skill among Furman alumni, with just under a third of grads reporting using it on the job. Former Paladins who have experience with Proposal Writing can expect to make 13 percent more than other alumni ($52K on average).

Benefits and Perks

Almost all former students enjoy paid vacation and sick leave. A strong majority of grads save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health coverage is awarded to a strong majority of survey participants, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of survey participants as well. Furman University graduates also take advantage of free drinks, tuition reimbursement, stock purchase plan, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Salem College grads report the most similar salaries to Furman alums, earning $53K on average. Wofford College, Presbyterian College, and Erskine College and Seminary are also similar to Furman.

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