Average Salary for Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni

Students who graduate from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary earn between $43K from the lowest paying jobs to $60K from the most lucrative. With a male-to-female ratio of 8-to-1, there are more men than women in the pool of respondents. In addition, male grads generally bring in more money than their female equivalents according to alumni reports. This summary is derived from information given by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Minister
4 salaries
$42,500  
   
Senior Pastor
4 salaries
$58,500  
Youth Pastor
2 salaries
$60,000  
Preacher
2 salaries
$55,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Industry

The most popular career sector among alumni is religious service. Former Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary students do not typically enter the religious organization industry; in fact, less than ten percent of graduates find work in this area, making it the least likely field for this group to enter.

Gender

The school's graduates who responded to the survey are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is 3 to 1).

Jobs

The most generous salaries among Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary alumni are reportedly earned by Youth Pastors, whose median earnings come to approximately $60K, followed by Senior Pastors (around $59K) and Preachers (about $55K). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Ministers who make an average of $43K.

Locations

In addition, former Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary students often head to Dallas, Texas after graduating, where the median salary comes to $67K in this top-paying city. Nashville, Tenn. is a popular spot for former Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at around $53K.

Degree Major

A Master of Divinity (MDiv), Theology earns Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary students the most money after college (an average approximately $79K per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Master of Arts (MA), Education — their annual income amounts to $63K on average.

Skills

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary grads who have experience with Budget Management can expect to make 31 percent more than other alumni ($77K on average). Proficiency in Public Speaking is common among Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, more than a third of former students report doing so. Proficiency in Administration, Leadership, and Counseling command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include paid time off, but vacation days are more heavily handed out than sick days; more than half of alums report receiving the former, but only one in three grads report receiving the latter. Health coverage is awarded to a strong majority of grads, and dental insurance is issued to slightly less than half of the survey participants as well. A strong majority of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. Additional benefits handed to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary alumni include life insurance, 403(b), a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %
Salary
$52,000
Salary
$32,500 - $75,741
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
52%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
$36,000

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