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Average Salary for University of Montevallo Alumni

Founded in Montevallo, Ala., the University of Montevallo is an institution of higher learning for around 3,000 students. The data in this summary come from UM alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank

out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

out of 420

Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

out of 445

Typical Early Career Salary

University of Montevallo Alumni

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Senior Accountant
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Licensed Professional Counselor
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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University of Montevallo Details

Station 6001
Montevallo, AL 35115-6000


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Graduates of the UM go into the education industry, the banking industry, and the advertising agency industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The most popular professional field seems to be the health care industry. Starting salaries of approximately $44K are common among UM grads.


UM grads who become Senior Accountants are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, usually making about $57K yearly.


Many UM students are Birmingham-bound following college. Another city that attracts a wealth of UM grads is Montgomery; given its high compensation ($95K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. UM alumni in Fairfield can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $26K. Other cities of interest among UM alumni include nearby Mobile and Huntsville.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Marketing & Management from UM can rake in a whopping $111K per year, more than any other degree from this school. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication ($40K annually).


UM grads are usually competent in Microsoft Excel, and close to one-eighth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Competency in Advertising translates into above-average pay for former Falcons — they earn more than double their fellow graduates. Demonstrated ability in Customer Service, Microsoft Office, and Financial Analysis rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though just over half of the former students get paid time off for illness, close to half of the alumni receive paid vacation. The greater part of former students allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health benefits extend to a strong majority of respondents, and a majority of graduates also receive dental coverage. University of Montevallo grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages around $48K for Albany State University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to UM grads. Other schools similar to UM include Alcorn State University, Grambling State University, and Southern Arkansas University Main Campus.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT critical reading score is not included.
* SAT writing score is not included.
485 605
ACT Scores 20 26

Key Stats

68 %
32 %
$25,470 - $57,254
$34,879 - $62,127
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

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