Average Salary for University of Richmond Alumni

The University of Richmond is a university known for giving students excellent value for their tuition costs. Located in University of Richmond, Va., the school is ranked in the top 10 percent of universities by return on investment. Students thrive off the school's sports-centered energy and urban environment, which offers countless areas to explore and numerous ways to keep busy. The data for this snapshot was collected from UR graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

University of Richmond Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Associate Attorney
5 salaries
Attorney / Lawyer
3 salaries
Marketing Director
3 salaries
Executive Director
2 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
2 salaries
Account Executive
2 salaries
Web Producer
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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About This School

28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173



Private School, Liberal Arts, For Sports Fans

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The UR alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include law, the legal services industry, and the consulting industry. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the financial services industry. Graduates of the UR earn around $65K on average.


Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks about $80K per year, but the second group takes home only $57K.


The most lucrative professionals among UR alumni are Investment Analysts; they earn a median annual salary of approximately $85K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $80K and $78K, respectively, are Senior Financial Analysts and Associate Attorneys. Sliding in near the bottom are Behavioral Health Technicians, who report earnings of $39K.


Many UR grads flock to Richmond, Va. With a median salary of $68K, Midlothian, Va. represents the highest-paid city popular among UR grads. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among UR grads is Washington, DC (median compensation is $46K). Other cities of interest include New York, N.Y. and Atlanta, Ga.

Degree Major

Former Spiders who fare the best in terms of salary hold a B.A. in Business Administration and earn a median salary of about $120K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Urban Studies — their annual income amounts to around $42K on average.


Project Management is a popular skill among UR alumni, with roughly an eighth of workers reporting using it on the job. Knowledge of Strategic Planning seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are double their former classmates' salaries (approximately $130K). Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (two-fifths of alumni and one-fifth of alumni, respectively). To plan for old age, a large number of alumni maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Most alumni enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a strong majority of alumni receive dental plans, too. Additional perks enjoyed by University of Richmond grads include a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $62K for Hampden alumni, making their earnings most comparable to UR grads. Other schools similar to UR include Randolph-Macon College, Sweet Briar College, and Randolph College.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1810 2100
ACT Scores 28 31

Key Stats for University of Richmond


41 %
59 %
$38,047 - $74,508
$40,250 - $102,008

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
$38,105 - $98,062
$35,117 - $104,000
$38,974 - $129,000

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