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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Furman University Alumni

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 217

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


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


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).


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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