University of Richmond Alumni Average Salary

Attending the University of Richmond, a university can pay off very well in the long run. The school is based in University of Richmond, Va., and it is ranked in the top 10 percent of universities by return on investment. Though student life tends to revolve around sports, the University of Richmond is also home to some of the brightest undergraduates in the country, and academics are highly valued. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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University of Richmond School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
1-4 years
7 salaries
5-9 years
3 salaries
10-19 years
2 salaries
20 years or more
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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 financial services industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Graduates of the UR earn $74K on average.


After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes around $42K where the average male graduate hauls home $92K.


Richmond, Va. is filled with UR grads. It is no surprise that Washington, DC, which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is about $92K), is another of the most popular spots for former UR students. New York, N.Y. is a popular spot for former UR students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $59K.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) will compensate UR grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $101K on average per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor's Degree (approximately $71K on average annually).


Former Spiders with Financial Analysis experience garner salaries that are 16 percent more than other grads' salaries. Project Management is a popular skill among UR alumni, with nearly one-eighth of grads reporting using it on the job.

Benefits and Perks

It is no small feat that a large number of survey participants are given health coverage, and a fair number of survey participants accept dental insurance. Most respondents report contributing to a 401(k). University of Richmond graduates also take advantage of tuition reimbursement, gym / health club / fitness membership, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Washington and Lee University grads bring in salaries of around about $83K, making them the most similar to UR alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to UR include Randolph-Macon College, Hampden-Sydney College, and Sweet Briar College.

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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$33,000 - $48,980
$69,131 - $108,090
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