Jacksonville State University (JSU) Alumni Average Salary

Around 8,000 people attend Jacksonville State University, a institution based in Jacksonville, Ala. This report is based on the responses of JSU graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Jacksonville State University (JSU) Alumni

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Safety Manager
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Information Technology (IT) Manager
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Performance Engineer
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Social Worker
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Marketing Director
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Aug 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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About This School

700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265

Jacksonville State University



State School, For Sports Fans

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JSU alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the engineering services industry, the health care services industry, and the education industry. The most popular field is clinical care. Unfortunately, former JSU students — a population with excellent SAT results — report salaries on the lower end of the pay scale. Those with an education from JSU earn an average of $50K.


The JSU alumni who make the most are Environmental Health & Safety Directors; they report a median pay of approximately $77K.


A large number of students head to Birmingham, Ala. after college. JSU grads also flock to Tampa, Fla., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is around $91K). On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among JSU grads is Talladega, Ala. (median compensation is $32K). Close-by Huntsville, Ala. and Atlanta, Ga. are also desirable cities among JSU alumni.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for JSU grads with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) (average earnings climb to $105K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in Business & Marketing (about $38K on average annually).


Former Gamecocks with Environmental Compliance experience garner salaries that are 56 percent more than other grads' salaries. JSU grads are usually competent in Financial Reporting, and nearly one-eighth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Proficiency in Bookkeeping, Microsoft Excel, and Payroll Administration command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of graduates take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a fair number of alums are rewarded with health insurance and more than half of graduates report dental coverage, too. Jacksonville State University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, North Georgia College & State University grads (who make an average of $49K) earn salaries most similar to JSU alumni. The University of West Georgia, Kennesaw State University, and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga are also similar to JSU.

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Key Stats for Jacksonville State University (JSU)


54 %
46 %
$28,787 - $66,633
$32,066 - $66,129
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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