Xavier University Alumni Average Salary

Xavier University, a Roman Catholic school in Cincinnati, Ohio, has roughly 5,000 undergrads. 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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Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Human Resources (HR) Director
15 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
10 salaries
Financial Analyst
9 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
7 salaries
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
6 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
6 salaries
Consultant, Human Resources (HR)
6 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 664

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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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Graduates of Xavier are found working in a number of different fields including clinical care, the banking industry, and the financial services industry. The most popular career sector among alumni is the health care industry. Very few Xavier grads go into the steel manufacturing industry; in fact, around one in twenty alumni enter this industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of Xavier is $67K.


The biggest paychecks among Xavier alumni are earned by Information Technology Managers — these former students make an average $90K per year.


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. Cincinnati, Ohio is also a common destination for Xavier grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of about $66K. Though Columbus, Ohio takes the cake for lowest pay among Xavier grads (the median salary is around $43K there), it remains a common destination for former students.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $144K per year, former Musketeers who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration are the best paid among the alumni population. A Bachelor's Degree commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of approximately $46K.


Microsoft Excel is a common skill among Xavier alumni — one in five grads mention using it at work. Former Musketeers with Network Management / Administration abilities can expect to make 34 percent more than their former classmates ($90K). Other top skills include Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Slightly more than half of the alumni enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. A fair number of alums plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Dental insurance applies to a strong majority of graduates, and a strong majority of alumni report health coverage. Xavier University grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Median pay for Webster University grads is about $66K, making their salaries most similar to those of Xavier grads. 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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$30,639 - $88,953
$44,698 - $82,877

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Rated 4 out of 5
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1-4 years
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