Among JU grads, IT services is a commonly chosen career field. Former JU graduates bring in $73K on average.
There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is $85K, but the median for the latter is only $70K.
JU alumni seem to appreciate living in Jacksonville, and a majority of grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework.
With a median annual earnings of around $129K per year, former Dolphins who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are the best paid among the alumni population. A Bachelor's Degree offers the lowest median annual financial reward (approximately $58K).
Many JU grads have knowledge of Project Management, with nearly one in four alumni using this program on the clock. Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for former Dolphins — they earn 37 percent more than their fellow graduates.
Benefits and Perks
School stats show that a majority of former students take paid time off for illness, but only two-fifths of alumni get paid vacation days. It is no small feat that a strong majority of graduates are given health coverage, and a strong majority of respondents accept dental insurance. A strong majority of alumni plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Jacksonville University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance and a casual working environment.
Trinity University graduates, who earn $73K on average, make a similar amount 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.