Average Salary for Jacksonville University Alumni

Nestled away in Jacksonville, Fla., Jacksonville University, a school, has a student population of roughly 3,000. Enthusiasm for athletics forms a core part of campus culture (Go Dolphins!), and students supplement the sports fun by taking full advantage of their school's urban environment. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Jacksonville University Alumni

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Administrative Assistant
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Human Resources (HR) Business Partner
2 salaries
Registered Nurse (RN)
2 salaries
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About This School

2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211-3394


Private School, For Sports Fans

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Clinical care, the marketing, advertising, and media management industry, and the transportation industry are just a few of the areas in which JU grads find work. Among JU grads, the health care industry is a commonly chosen career field. The average salary for a grad from JU is $60K.


The most lucrative professionals among JU alumni are Human Resources Business Partners; they earn a median annual salary of around $80K. Also nearing the top of the pay scale at $58K are Registered Nurses. Administrative Assistants get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of $24K in this job.


JU alumni seem to appreciate living in Jacksonville, and roughly two-fifths of grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework. Cincinnati, Ohio is another hot spot for JU grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to approximately $81K). For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with JU alumni is Miami, Fla., which offers a median salary of $52K. Other common destinations for JU grads include close-by Tampa, Fla. and New York, N.Y.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Business Administration leads to the highest pay for JU grads (about $115K on average per year). Those with a Master of Science (MS), Organizational Leadership face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $38K per year.


Former Dolphins with People Management abilities can expect to make 82 percent more than their former classmates (approximately $110K). JU alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Excel, with less than ten percent of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Operations Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one in three grads are paid for vacation and just one-third of alumni for sick time. To plan for old age, most alumni maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. For this school, most graduates are the recipients of health benefits, and a strong majority of graduates pick up dental plans, too. Jacksonville University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Samford University grads report the most similar salaries to JU alums, earning about $62K on average. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach, Charleston Southern University, and Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach are also similar to JU.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
910 1110
ACT Scores 19 24

Key Stats for Jacksonville University


54 %
46 %
$35,874 - $73,497
$35,622 - $78,866

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
$30,201 - $72,110

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