Samford University Alumni Average Salary

Samford University is a Baptist university based in Birmingham, Ala. that is home to around 3,000 undergraduates. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

1200th

20 Year Net ROI 

$85,100

Annual ROI 

2.3%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$159,000

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College Salary Report

272nd

Early Career Salary 

$43,100

Mid-Career Salary 

$82,600

% High Meaning 

59 %

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Samford University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Associate Attorney
10 salaries
$66,466  
   
Attorney / Lawyer
10 salaries
$110,991  
Pharmacist
7 salaries
$119,412  
Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)
6 salaries
$81,559  
Software Developer
4 salaries
$48,454  
Financial Controller
4 salaries
$75,987  
Office Manager
3 salaries
$45,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 6 Dec 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 230
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About This School

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240

www.samford.edu/admission/

3,013

Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

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Industry

Graduates of Samford earn $75K on average.

Locations

Rather than relocating after graduation, many Samford alumni (approximately one in four) end up finding permanent jobs in Birmingham.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Samford grads with a Bachelor's Degree (average earnings climb to around $65K per year). Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) are the lowest of the pack, earning approximately $60K.

Skills

Samford grads are usually competent in SQL, and just under one in four alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Former Bulldogs with SQL experience garner salaries that are 20 percent more than other grads' salaries.

Benefits and Perks

Both vacation time and sick leave are paid out for nearly all alumni. Almost all alumni allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health benefits extend to the vast majority of grads, and most former students also receive dental coverage. Samford University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance.

Related Schools

Median pay for Trinity University grads is about $73K, making their salaries most similar to those of Samford grads. Freed-Hardeman University, Converse College, and Charleston Southern University are also similar to Samford.

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Key Stats for Samford University

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %
Salary
Data Not Available
Salary
$65,000
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
33%

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