Liberty University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Lynchburg, Va., Liberty University, a Baptist school, has a student population of roughly 47,000. Enthusiasm for sports runs deep here (Go Flames!), and the urban location affords rich cultural experiences for the students. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Liberty grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Human Resources (HR) Manager
2 salaries
Staff Accountant
2 salaries
Clinical Director
2 salaries
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Senior Pastor
2 salaries
Sr. Network Engineer
2 salaries
Intelligence Analyst
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89

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About This School

1971 University Blvd
Lynchburg, VA 24502


Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

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Graduates of Liberty are found working in a number of different fields including clinical care, the health care industry, and the manufacturing industry. Religious service is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Very few Liberty grads go into IT services; in fact, less than two percent of alumni enter this industry. Liberty students do not advance into high-paying positions after graduation despite their impressive SAT results. The average salary for a grad from Liberty is $43K.


Among Liberty graduates, the biggest earners are Senior Network Engineers, who haul in about $101K on average. Next on the list are Senior Human Resources Managers and Human Resources Managers, bringing in $78K and approximately $54K, respectively. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Pastors who make an average of $32K.


Home to a large number of Liberty alums, Richmond, Va. is by far the most attractive city for these former students. Liberty grads also flock to Austin, Texas, which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is around $93K). For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Liberty alumni is Miami, Fla., which offers a median salary of $34K. Other popular cities for Liberty alumni include nearby Lynchburg, Va. and Baltimore, Md.

Degree Major

Liberty students with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) can expect to make the most money (approximately $90K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Those holding a Bachelor's Degree, Psychology are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $29K on average per year.


Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Liberty alumni, with one-tenth of grads reporting using it on the job. Microsoft Office commands a pay premium of 36 percent for former Flames. Demonstrated ability in Counseling, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one in three grads enjoy paid vacation and one in five survey participants receive sick leave. Health benefits extend to a strong majority of survey participants, and more than half of graduates also receive dental coverage. A fair number of survey participants opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Liberty University grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Trinity Washington University, Shenandoah University, and Campbell University are also similar to Liberty. Though Liberty grads make less money on average than grads at related schools, they bring in salaries closest to Marymount University alumni (who earn $59K on average).

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
900 1140
ACT Scores 19 26

Key Stats for Liberty University


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$26,639 - $53,978
$27,575 - $63,871

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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