University of South Alabama Alumni Average Salary

The University of South Alabama is a university based in Mobile, Ala. that is home to around 11,000 undergraduates. Enthusiasm for athletics forms a core part of campus culture (Go Jaguars!), and students supplement the sports fun by taking full advantage of their school's urban environment. The figures in this overview come from the responses of USA grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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773rd

20 Year Net ROI 

$217,000

Annual ROI 

7.1%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$76,500

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556th

Early Career Salary 

$78,100

Mid-Career Salary 

$77,300

% High Meaning 

74 %

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University of South Alabama Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$32K$64K$96K
Mechanical Engineer
13 salaries
$75,000  
   
Process Engineer
10 salaries
$89,500  
Electrical Engineer
9 salaries
$78,000  
Software Developer
8 salaries
$53,870  
Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)
8 salaries
$90,000  
Registered Nurse (RN)
7 salaries
$50,826  
Nurse Practitioner (NP)
7 salaries
$94,938  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 535
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About This School

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002

11,307

State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

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Industry

Graduates of the USA go into clinical care, the health care information technology (it) services industry, and the medical office industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The most popular field is the engineering services industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of the USA is $64K.

Gender

In the USA alumni community, men make a median salary of $76K compared to their female counterparts, who earn around $51K.

Locations

Roughly two in five USA grads stay in Mobile, Ala., even though it offers the lowest median pay ($51K). On the opposite end of the pay scale is Tampa, Fla., a top-paying city for USA grads looking to earn a larger-than-average sum (this city has a median pay of about $88K).

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from USA can rake in a whopping average $125K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Average annual salaries for those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) are the lowest of the pack, earning approximately $71K.

Skills

Former Jaguars with Project Management experience garner salaries that are nearly double other grads' salaries. Many USA grads have knowledge of Project Management, with approximately one in four alumni using this program on the clock. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

A little less than half of the graduates report receiving paid vacation days, but just one in five survey participants are paid for sick leave. For this school, most survey participants are the recipients of health benefits, and a fair number of alums pick up dental plans, too. Most former students set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). University of South Alabama alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

University of New Orleans grads report the most similar salaries to USA alums, earning $64K on average. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Jackson State University, and Louisiana Tech University are also similar to USA.

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Key Stats for University of South Alabama

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %
Salary
$45,300 - $75,000
Salary
$39,500 - $87,126
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

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