University of Richmond Alumni Average Salary

It's hard to find a better value for your tuition dollar than at the University of Richmond, a university based in University of Richmond, Va.. The school is ranked in the top 10 percent of universities by return on investment. The school is known for its strong athletic tradition (Go Spiders!), and the urban environment gives students ample opportunity to discover new neighborhoods, restaurants, concerts, and more. This report is based on the answers of UR graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Attorney / Lawyer
3 salaries
Associate Attorney
3 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
2 salaries
Marketing Director
2 salaries
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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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Graduates of the UR are found working in a number of different fields including law, IT services, and the legal services industry. The most popular professional field seems to be the financial services industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of the UR is approximately $65K.


There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in $80K after graduating from UR, the average woman earns only about $58K.


The most lucrative professionals among UR alumni are Executive Directors; they earn a median annual salary of around $148K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $85K and $80K, respectively, are Investment Analysts and Senior Financial Analysts. Behavioral Health Technicians wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning $39K.


The most popular destination for former UR students is Richmond, Va. Jacksonville, Fla. is also a common destination for UR grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $95K. On the other hand, UR alumni who end up in Atlanta, Ga. receive the lowest median salary of $52K. Graduates also relocate to New York, N.Y. and Washington, DC.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of about $107K per year, former Spiders who have a Bachelor of Science in Accounting are the best paid among the alumni population. A B.A. in Urban Studies offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($42K).


One in eight UR grads wind up using Project Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Former Spiders who have experience with Sales Management can expect to make 35 percent more than other alumni (approximately $88K on average). Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. Most respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Dental insurance applies to a strong majority of alumni, and a large number of alums report health coverage. University of Richmond graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Washington and Lee University grads report the most similar salaries to UR alums, earning $64K on average. Other schools similar to UR include Randolph-Macon College, Hampden-Sydney College, and Sweet Briar College.

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SAT Scores 1810 2100
ACT Scores 28 31

Key Stats for University of Richmond


41 %
59 %
$37,861 - $75,436
$40,245 - $101,175
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
$37,999 - $98,710
$34,765 - $108,090
$38,974 - $129,000

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