Average Salary for Jacksonville State University (JSU) Alumni

Jacksonville State University, a school in Jacksonville, Ala., has roughly 8,000 undergrads. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Jacksonville State University (JSU) Alumni

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Accounting Manager
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Information Technology (IT) Auditor
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About This School

700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265

Jacksonville State University



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JSU alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the education industry, the health care services industry, and the health care industry. The most popular professional field seems to be clinical care. Following graduation, JSU students earn an average of about $50K.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $44K per year compared to men, who earn approximately $56K.


JSU grads who become Information Technology Auditors are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average $70K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Accounting Managers — their salaries approach $61K. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Accountants who make an average of $35K.


Many JSU students are Birmingham, Ala.-bound following college. JSU alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Atlanta, Ga., which offers a median salary of around $67K. Home to the lowest median salary for JSU alumni is Talladega, Ala., a popular place for former students despite its $34K average paycheck. Other popular cities for JSU alumni include nearby Anniston, Ala. and Jacksonville, Ala.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) leads to the highest pay for JSU grads (around $79K on average per year). A bachelor's degree in social work offers the lowest median annual financial reward (approximately $33K).


About a seventh of grads report using Microsoft Excel as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. For former Gamecocks, proficiency in People Management warrants a paycheck that is 51 percent more than other alumni salaries. Also considered top-notch skills are Accounts Receivable, Microsoft Office, and Payroll Administration.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-third of alumni get paid sick time. Most respondents receive health insurance, and the larger part of grads get dental coverage. A large number of alums set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Jacksonville State University alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

Related Schools

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga graduates, who earn $51K on average, make a similar amount to JSU grads. Other schools similar to JSU include the University of West Georgia, Kennesaw State University, and North Georgia College & State University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
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* SAT writing score is not included.
850 1080
ACT Scores 19 26

Key Stats for Jacksonville State University (JSU)


60 %
40 %
$30,094 - $64,846
$40,335 - $90,000
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 31 votes.
$30,410 - $69,900
$36,625 - $71,290
$26,000 - $75,350

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