Average Salary for Millsaps College Alumni

Millsaps College, an United Methodist school in Jackson, Miss., has roughly 1,000 undergrads. Many students here pick up classes in the liberal arts and sciences. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This School

1701 N State St
Jackson, MS 39210-0001



Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

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Among Millsaps College grads, the art dealer industry is a commonly chosen career field. Those with a degree from Millsaps College make an average of about $55K.


Female graduates of Millsaps College out-earn their male counterparts significantly, earning an average of $68K versus $55K for men.


Graduates of Millsaps College seem to enjoy living in Jackson, and over a third of grads wind up living and working there after graduation. Millsaps College alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in New York, N.Y., which offers a median salary of approximately $119K. Home to the lowest median salary for Millsaps College alumni is Dallas, Texas, a popular place for former students despite its $40K average paycheck.

Degree Major

Millsaps College grads who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting & Finance can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average around $119K per year. Those holding a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $45K on average per year.


Around one in seven grads report using Microsoft Excel as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Accounting commands a pay premium of 47 percent for Millsaps College grads. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Office, Research Analysis, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Benefits and Perks

Just over two-fifths of former students report receiving paid vacation days, but just one-third of alumni are paid for sick leave. Almost all survey participants opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health insurance benefits extend to nearly all grads, and the larger part of survey participants sign up for dental plans. Other benefits awarded to Millsaps College alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Birmingham Southern College graduates, who earn about $60K on average, make a similar amount to Millsaps College grads. Other schools similar to Millsaps College include Tougaloo College, Judson College, and Talladega College.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1018 1250
ACT Scores 23 28

Key Stats for Millsaps College


39 %
61 %
$22,301 - $113,000
$40,933 - $66,500
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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