Jacksonville University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Jacksonville, Fla., Jacksonville University, a school, has a student population of roughly 3,000. Much of campus life revolves around sports (Go Dolphins!), and the urban location lets student freely explore the diverse, interesting city at their fingertips. The data in this summary come from JU alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Human Resources (HR) Business Partner
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About This School

2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211-3394


Private School, For Sports Fans

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JU alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the home health care industry, clinical care, and the marketing, advertising, and media management industry. The most popular field is the health care industry. On the other end of the spectrum is the education industry, which attracts less than five percent of JU alumni. JU graduates see an average starting salary of about $61K.


Among JU graduates, the biggest earners are Human Resources Business Partners, who haul in $80K on average. Next on the list are Registered Nurses, bringing in close to $58K. Administrative Assistants pick up approximately $24K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.


Many JU alumni remain in Jacksonville after graduation; nearly two in five grads find permanent positions in the workforce here. It is also not uncommon to find former JU students living and working in Cincinnati, Ohio — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of around $81K. On the other hand, JU alumni who end up in Miami, Fla. receive the lowest median salary of $52K. Other cities of interest include New York, N.Y. and Tampa, Fla.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Business Administration earns JU students the most money after college (an average $115K 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.


JU alumni are often well versed in Operations Management, with less than ten percent of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Former Dolphins who have experience with Web Marketing can expect to make 2 percent more than other alumni (approximately $62K on average). Demonstrated ability in Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

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

Related Schools

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

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

Key Stats for Jacksonville University


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$35,874 - $73,497
$35,000 - $76,805
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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