Average Salary for Millsaps College Alumni

Millsaps College is an United Methodist university based in Jackson, Miss. that is home to around 1,000 undergraduates. Known for its liberal arts and sciences education, undergraduates often take classes in this field. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Millsaps College Alumni

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Information Technology (IT) Director
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Vice President (VP), Finance
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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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 majority of alumni accept jobs in the art dealer industry. The average salary for a grad from Millsaps College is $55K.


The Millsaps College alumni who make the most are VPs of Finance; they report a median pay of around $127K. Information Technology Directors draw in a fair amount as well — approximately $101K. Geologists get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of $43K in this job.


Many Millsaps College alumni remain in Jackson after graduation; over a third of grads find permanent positions in the workforce here. 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 about $119K. On the other hand, Millsaps College alumni who end up in Dallas, Texas receive the lowest median salary of $40K.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting & Finance leads to the highest pay for Millsaps College grads ($119K on average per year). Those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average around $45K per year.


Millsaps College alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Excel, with around an eighth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Competency in Accounting translates into above-average pay for Millsaps College grads — they earn 47 percent more than their fellow graduates. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one-third of alumni get paid sick time. For this school, nearly all graduates are the recipients of health benefits, and a majority of graduates pick up dental plans, too. Nearly all survey participants save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Additional benefits handed to Millsaps College alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Birmingham Southern College graduates, who earn about $55K on average, make a similar amount to Millsaps College grads. Other schools similar to Millsaps College include Tougaloo College, Judson College, and Talladega College.

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 %
63 %
$22,301 - $113,000
$41,778 - $68,784
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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