Millsaps College Alumni Average Salary

Millsaps College is an United Methodist university based in Jackson, Miss. that is home to around 1,000 undergraduates. Undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences is popular here. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Millsaps College Alumni

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Vice President (VP), Finance
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 Oct 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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About This School

1701 N State St
Jackson, MS 39210-0001


Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

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The most popular professional field seems to be the art dealer industry. Those with an education from Millsaps College earn an average of $53K.


Millsaps College students enjoy their time in Jackson, and nearly two in five students actually choose to live and work there after graduating. It is also not uncommon to find former Millsaps College students living and working in New York, N.Y. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $119K. On the other hand, Millsaps College alumni who end up in Dallas, Texas receive the lowest median salary of $40K.

Degree Major

Millsaps College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting & Finance and earn a median salary of $119K per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) (around $45K on average annually).


Millsaps College grads are usually competent in Customer Service, and one in ten alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Competency in Microsoft Excel translates into above-average pay for Millsaps College grads — they earn 66 percent more than their fellow graduates. Also considered top-notch skills are Accounting, Research Analysis, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Roughly half of the former students can rely on paid vacation days, but just one in three grads have the luxury of paid sick time. Almost all respondents participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Almost all survey participants have medical plans, and the larger part of grads have dental insurance. Alumni of Millsaps College also take in life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Judson College grads (who make an average of about $49K) earn salaries most similar to Millsaps College alumni. Tougaloo College, Birmingham Southern College, and Talladega College are also similar to Millsaps 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


38 %
62 %
$22,148 - $114,962
$40,617 - $68,784
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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