Xavier University Alumni Average Salary

Xavier University, a Roman Catholic school in Cincinnati, Ohio, has roughly 5,000 undergrads. The school has a strong sports tradition (Go Musketeers!) and its urban campus offers many benefits for its students. This report is based on the responses of Xavier graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
10 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Director
9 salaries
Consultant, Human Resources (HR)
7 salaries
Senior Accountant
7 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
7 salaries
Financial Analyst
7 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
7 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 716
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About This School

3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45207-1092

Xavier University, Cincinnati



Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

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Xavier alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the banking industry, the financial services industry, and the education industry. The health care industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Following graduation, Xavier students earn an average of about $63K.


After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes $52K where the average male graduate hauls home approximately $68K.


General Manager VPs win the contest for best-paid Xavier alumni, making $145K on average every year, though Product Marketing Managers ($74K), and Inside Sales Managers (around $71K) are not far behind. Sliding in near the bottom are Preschool Teachers, who report earnings of $30K.


Xavier alumni seem to appreciate living in Cincinnati, and the larger part of grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework. In addition, former Xavier students often head to Miami, Fla. after graduating, where the median salary comes to about $110K in this top-paying city. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Xavier alumni is Chicago, Ill., where earnings average approximately $40K. Other popular cities include Dallas, Texas and Seattle, Wash.

Degree Major

A Master of Health Administration (MHA), Health Care Administration earns Xavier students the most money after college (an average $205K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) (around $31K on average annually).


Knowledge of Operations Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 65 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($104K). Xavier grads are usually competent in Data Analysis, and one in seven alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. In addition, those who are savvy in Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Microsoft Office are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one in four survey participants get paid sick time. Most alums participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. It is no small feat that a large number of graduates are given health coverage, and a large number of grads accept dental insurance. Graduates of Xavier University are also recipients of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Webster University grads (who make an average of $63K) earn salaries most similar to Xavier alumni. The University of Indianapolis, Bellarmine University, and Indiana Wesleyan University are also similar to Xavier.

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Key Stats for Xavier University


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$30,277 - $76,574
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