Average Salary for University of South Alabama Alumni

The University of South Alabama, a school in Mobile, Ala., has roughly 11,000 undergrads. Students here support their sports teams in droves (Go Jaguars!), and the urban campus allows them to explore the city's many neighborhoods and cultural events. The data for this snapshot was collected from USA graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

435
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

174
out of 408
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

254
out of 445

Typical Early Career Salary

$47,000
University of South Alabama 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.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)
5 salaries
$88,302  
   
Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)
5 salaries
$93,000  
Accountant
5 salaries
$49,653  
Mechanical Engineer
4 salaries
$85,988  
Registered Nurse (RN)
4 salaries
$62,236  
Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)
4 salaries
$76,418  
Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)
3 salaries
$64,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 203
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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 work in a variety of sectors including clinical care, the health care services industry, and the education industry. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the health care industry. Less than five percent of USA grads move into the manufacturing industry — it is the road least traveled for this demographic. Following graduation, USA students earn an average of about $63K.

Jobs

The biggest paychecks among USA alumni are earned by Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners — these former students make a median salary of $93K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners ($88K) and Mechanical Engineers ($86K). Accountants get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of around $50K in this job.

Locations

About one in three USA grads stay in Mobile, Ala., even though it offers the lowest median pay (approximately $49K). On the other hand, USA alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Fort Worth, Texas, which offers a median salary of $85K. Other cities of interest include Atlanta, Ga. and Huntsville, Ala.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid USA alumni are those with a Bachelor's Degree, Civil Engineering (CE) — they earn close to about $100K on average per year. A Bachelor's Degree, Hospitality & Tourism offers the lowest median annual financial reward (approximately $33K).

Skills

Acute Care commands a pay premium of 36 percent for former Jaguars. Many USA grads have knowledge of Project Management, with around one in ten alumni using this program on the clock. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Acute Care.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in three grads get sick time. Most respondents participate in a 401(k) program. Most survey participants have medical plans, and a fair number of respondents have dental insurance. University of South Alabama graduates also take advantage of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Louisiana Tech University graduates, who earn $63K on average, make a similar amount to USA grads. The University of New Orleans, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and Jackson State University are also similar to USA.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1295 1635
ACT Scores 20 26

Key Stats for University of South Alabama

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %
Salary
$34,418 - $76,582
Salary
$38,424 - $95,315
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
$31,162 - $74,290
$39,262 - $91,054
$37,000 - $74,865
$59,548 - $68,866
$46,200 - $102,500

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