Average Salary for University of Richmond Alumni

The University of Richmond is a school located in University of Richmond, Va. with around 3,000 undergraduates. Alumni report earning excellent value for their tuition dollars; the school ranks 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 numbers in this rundown were provided by the UR grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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University of Richmond Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
Associate Attorney
5 salaries
Investment Analyst
3 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
3 salaries
Attorney / Lawyer
3 salaries
Marketing Director
3 salaries
Behavioral Health Technician
2 salaries
Market Research Analyst
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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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 can most commonly be found in law, the consulting industry, and the legal services industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most popular career sector among alumni is the financial services industry. Former UR graduates bring in $65K on average.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of around $57K per year compared to men, who earn $80K.


The most lucrative professionals among UR alumni are Investment Analysts; they earn a median annual salary of about $85K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $78K and approximately $77K, respectively, are Associate Attorneys and Senior Financial Analysts. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Paralegals who make an average of $35K.


Many UR grads end up living in Richmond, Va., deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. UR grads also flock to Raleigh, N.C., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is around $83K). Home to the lowest median salary for UR alumni is Washington, DC, a popular place for former students despite its $46K average paycheck. Graduates also relocate to New York, N.Y. and Atlanta, Ga.

Degree Major

A graduate with a B.A. in Business Administration from UR can rake in a whopping average approximately $120K 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 Urban Studies ($42K on average annually).


Approximately one in eight grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Former Spiders who have experience with Strategic Planning can expect to make 88 percent more than other alumni ($122K on average). Demonstrated ability in Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one-fourth of alumni for sick time. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a large number of former students are rewarded with health insurance and a strong majority of grads report dental coverage, too. Most alums set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. 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

Hampden grads report the most similar salaries to UR alums, earning about $63K on average. 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


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$40,250 - $102,008
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