Average Salary for Xavier University Alumni

Xavier University is a Roman Catholic university based in Cincinnati, Ohio that is home to around 4,000 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. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Xavier University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Inside Sales Manager
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Operations Manager
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Product Marketing Manager
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Vice President (VP), General Manager
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Primary School Teacher
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Finance Manager
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 312
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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 go into the health care industry, the financial services industry, and the education industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the banking industry. Those with an education from Xavier earn an average of $66K.


Pharmacists win the contest for best-paid Xavier alumni, typically making about $102K every year, though Product Marketing Managers (approximately $87K), and Inside Sales Managers ($68K) are not far behind. Sliding in near the bottom are Staff Accountants, who report earnings of around $45K.


Upon earning their degree, many Xavier grads prefer to remain in Cincinnati; in fact, slightly more than half of grads enjoy the area so much that they find permanent jobs in the city. With a median salary of $111K, Cleveland represents the highest-paid city popular among Xavier grads. New York is a popular spot for former Xavier students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $55K. Other cities of interest include Chicago and Dallas.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Xavier grads with a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) (earnings climb to $119K per year). A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business & Marketing commands less pay, and these degree-holders face salaries of $38K.


Xavier grads are usually competent in Project Management, and one in seven alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. For former Musketeers, proficiency in Operations Management warrants a paycheck that is 53 percent more than other alumni salaries. Data Analysis, Financial Analysis, and Microsoft Office are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Lacking in the benefits department, just two-fifths of alumni report compensation for sick days and only one-third of alumni get vacation time. To plan for old age, a strong majority of former students maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Dental insurance applies to a fair portion of alumni, and the greater part of alums report health coverage. Other benefits that Xavier University alumni receive are 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 around $63K) earn salaries most similar to Xavier alumni. Other schools similar to Xavier include the University of Indianapolis, Bellarmine University, and Indiana Wesleyan University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1500 1800
ACT Scores 23 27

Key Stats for Xavier University


45 %
55 %
$31,286 - $83,545
$42,376 - $97,995
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.
$38,272 - $82,104
$26,819 - $86,476
$51,500 - $98,500
$63,871 - $132,257
$75,135 - $98,888

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