IT services is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Following graduation, JU students earn an average of approximately $73K.
It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of about $70K whereas the men's median is $85K.
Many JU alumni remain in Jacksonville after graduation; the greater part of grads find permanent positions in the workforce here.
A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from JU can rake in a whopping average $129K per year, more than any other degree from this school. A Bachelor's Degree is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $58K.
Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for former Dolphins — they earn 37 percent more than their fellow graduates. Project Management is a popular skill among JU alumni, with about a fourth of grads reporting using it on the job.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of graduates can rely on paid sick days, but only two-fifths of alumni have the luxury of paid vacation time. A strong majority of former students receive health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants get dental coverage. A strong majority of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. Additional benefits handed to Jacksonville University alumni include life insurance and a casual working environment.
Compensation averages $72K for Hardin alumni, making their earnings most comparable to JU grads. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach, Charleston Southern University, and Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach are also similar to JU.