Xavier University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Cincinnati, Ohio, Xavier University, a Roman Catholic school, has a student population of roughly 5,000. The athletic culture permeates campus life (Go Musketeers!), and students take full advantage of the school's urban location by enjoying concerts, dinners, and festivals around town. The data in this summary come from Xavier alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 6 Oct 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 211
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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 find work in an assortment of industries including the education industry, the health care industry, and the financial services industry. The banking industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Former Xavier graduates bring in $66K on average.


Xavier grads who become General Manager VPs are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average approximately $160K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Pharmacists and Portfolio Managers; their salaries approach about $104K and $93K, respectively. Systems Administrators wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning $60K.


Despite handing out the worst average salary (around $61K), Cincinnati, Ohio holds on to its Xavier student population, and slightly more than half of grads continue to reside in the city. On the opposite end of the pay scale is Cleveland, Ohio, a top-paying city for Xavier grads looking to earn a larger-than-average sum (this city has a median pay of $120K). Other cities of interest include Dallas, Texas and Knoxville, Tenn.

Degree Major

A medical degree will compensate Xavier grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $116K on average per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding an Associate's Degree — their annual income amounts to $40K on average.


One-sixth of Xavier grads wind up using Project Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Former Musketeers with Operations Management abilities can expect to make 81 percent more than their former classmates (around $120K). Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in three grads get paid sick time. A large number of graduates allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. It is no small feat that most alums are given health coverage, and a large number of grads accept dental insurance. Additional benefits handed to Xavier University alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Bellarmine University grads report the most similar salaries to Xavier alums, earning about $66K on average. The University of Indianapolis, Indiana Wesleyan University, and the University of Findlay are also similar to Xavier.

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Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Xavier University


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$31,998 - $84,739
$45,068 - $102,955
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