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Average Salary for University of Richmond Alumni

Positioned in the top 10 percent of universities by ROI, the University of Richmond — a school in University of Richmond, Va., with around 3,000 undergraduate students — gives families an outstanding long-term payout. Though student life tends to revolve around sports, University of Richmond is home to some of the brightest undergraduates in the country, and academics are highly valued. This summary is derived from information given by UR grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank

136
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

66
out of 476
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Liberal Arts

42
out of 119

Typical Early Career Salary

$49,700
University of Richmond 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. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Associate Attorney
6 salaries
$74,609  
   
Senior Financial Analyst
4 salaries
$77,152  
Attorney / Lawyer
4 salaries
$64,000  
Marketing Director
3 salaries
$70,000  
Investment Analyst
3 salaries
$85,000  
Executive Director
3 salaries
$116,000  
Program Project Manager
3 salaries
$76,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jan 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 184
United States (change)

About This School

28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

admissions.richmond.edu/

3,341

Private Schools, Liberal Arts, For Sports Fans

83 %

12 %

35 %

19 %


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Industry

The UR alumni can most commonly be found in law, the education industry, and the consulting industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the financial services industry. Those with an education from UR earn an average of $68K.

Gender

A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only around $58K on average compared to $78K for male graduates.

Jobs

UR grads who become Executive Directors are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, usually making $120K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Investment Analysts and Senior Financial Analysts; their salaries approach about $85K and approximately $77K, respectively. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Attorneys, making an average of $68K.

Locations

A large number of students head to Richmond after college. It is also not uncommon to find former UR students living and working in Philadelphia — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $77K. UR alumni in Atlanta can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at about $52K. New York and Washington, DC are also desirable cities.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid UR alumni are those with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting — they earn close to around $108K per year. Those with a B.A. in Global & International Studies face salaries on the lower end, coming in close to $39K per year.

Skills

Former Spiders with Strategic Planning experience garner salaries that are 50 percent more than other grads' salaries. Project Management is a popular skill among UR alumni, with approximately one-eighth of workers reporting using it on the job. Proficiency in Data Analysis, Strategic Planning, and Microsoft Excel command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-third of alumni receive sick leave. The greater part of graduates participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; the greater part of survey participants are rewarded with health insurance and a fair portion of former students report dental coverage, too. Alumni of University of Richmond also take in a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Hampden grads (who make an average of $64K) earn salaries most similar to UR alumni. Other schools similar to UR include Randolph-Macon College, Sweet Briar College, and Randolph College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1790 2110
ACT Scores 28 32

Key Stats for University of Richmond

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %
Salary
$36,373 - $76,847
Salary
$41,144 - $112,949
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
$36,723 - $95,908
$36,276 - $89,000
$38,000 - $150,000
$40,575 - $116,000

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