University of South Florida - Main Campus Alumni Average Salary

The University of South Florida is a university based in Tampa, Fla. that is home to around 31,000 undergraduates. Students thrive off the school's sports-centered energy and urban environment, which offers countless areas to explore and numerous ways to keep busy. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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438th

20 Year Net ROI 

$321,000

Annual ROI 

8.4%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$82,700

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211th

Early Career Salary 

$58,200

Mid-Career Salary 

$114,000

% High Meaning 

52 %

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University of South Florida - Main Campus Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$25K$50K$75K
Mechanical Engineer
47 salaries
$63,404  
   
Software Engineer
30 salaries
$66,907  
Financial Analyst
21 salaries
$51,317  
Marketing Manager
20 salaries
$55,676  
Staff Accountant
19 salaries
$42,777  
Financial Controller
19 salaries
$72,941  
Software Developer
18 salaries
$63,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,186
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About This School

4202 East Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33620-9951

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31,100

State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

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Industry

Professionally, the financial services industry, the health care services industry, and the insurance and financial services industry are popular business areas among the USF alumni. The health care industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Starting salaries of approximately $57K are the median among USF grads.

Jobs

In the USF alumni professional community, Process Engineers make the highest median pay ($78K), though Technical Project Managers (about $68K), and Mechanical Engineers (around $64K) are close competitors. Salaries are anything but generous for Executive Assistants, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at $30K.

Locations

Tampa is a popular place for USF students to settle after graduation, and over a third of grads find steadfast employment in the city. Another city that attracts a wealth of USF grads is Atlanta, Ga.; given its high compensation ($90K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Home to the lowest median salary for USF alumni is Orlando, Fla., a popular place for former students despite its $43K average paycheck. Other popular cities for USF alumni include nearby Clearwater, Fla. and St. Petersburg, Fla.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Accounting earns USF students the most money after college (an average about $145K per year). Graduates holding a B.A. in Psychology fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $33K.

Skills

Many USF grads have knowledge of Microsoft Excel, with slightly less than one-fifth of alumni using this program on the clock. Former Bulls with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 24 percent more than other grads' salaries. Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Word are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for close to a half of former students, but only one-third of alumni are rewarded with paid sick leave. Most grads report contributing to a 401(k). Most respondents enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a strong majority of alumni receive dental plans, too. Other benefits that University of South Florida alumni receive are life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Florida State University grads report the most similar salaries to USF alums, earning $58K on average. Other schools similar to USF include the University of Florida, Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, and the University of Houston.

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Key Stats for University of South Florida - Main Campus

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %
Salary
$36,226 - $78,216
Salary
$40,675 - $87,487
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
$37,371 - $73,841
$43,000 - $89,243
$38,118 - $65,960
$62,000
$42,117 - $71,216
$57,000 - $67,735
$70,228 - $183,750
$30,000 - $50,350
$40,500 - $67,496

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