Samford University Alumni Average Salary

Samford University is a Baptist university based in Birmingham, Ala. that is home to around 3,000 undergraduates. The figures in this rundown were provided by Samford alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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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
Attorney / Lawyer
12 salaries
$110,991  
   
Associate Attorney
9 salaries
$68,000  
Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)
6 salaries
$82,626  
Pharmacist
5 salaries
$128,918  
Financial Controller
4 salaries
$75,987  
Office Manager
4 salaries
$54,378  
Software Developer
4 salaries
$48,454  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 237

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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

69 %

8 %

54 %

14 %


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Industry

Samford graduates see an average starting salary of $75K.

Locations

Samford alumni seem to appreciate living in Birmingham, and approximately one-fourth of grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree leads to the highest pay for Samford grads (around $65K on average per year). Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) are the lowest of the pack, earning $60K.

Skills

SQL is a popular skill among Samford alumni, with just under a fourth of grads reporting using it on the job. Knowledge of SQL seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 20 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (approximately $60K).

Benefits and Perks

Some take advantage of an attractive benefits package; the vast majority of former students are paid for both vacation and sick time. Dental insurance applies to most alums, and the vast majority of survey participants report health coverage. Nearly all survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Alumni of Samford University also take in life insurance.

Related Schools

Median pay for Trinity University grads is $74K, 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
033
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
33%

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