Xavier University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Cincinnati, Ohio, Xavier University, a Roman Catholic school, has a student population of roughly 5,000. Students here support their sports teams in droves (Go Musketeers!), and the urban campus allows them to explore the city's many neighborhoods and cultural events. The data for this synopsis comes from former Xavier students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Xavier University Alumni

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Senior Financial Analyst
10 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Director
10 salaries
Financial Analyst
8 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
7 salaries
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
7 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
6 salaries
General / Operations Manager
6 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 676

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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, IT services, and the steel manufacturing industry. The majority of Xavier alumni wind up in the health care industry. Xavier graduates in the chemical manufacturing industry are hard pressed to find, with one in twenty former students taking up work in this field. Following graduation, Xavier students earn an average of $67K.


In the Xavier alumni professional community, Information Technology Managers make the highest median pay ($90K).


Upon earning their degrees, many Xavier grads prefer to remain in Cincinnati; in fact, a majority of grads appreciate the area so much that they find permanent jobs there. Cincinnati, Ohio is also a common destination for Xavier grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $66K. On the other end, Xavier grads flock to Columbus, Ohio, which actually offers the weakest median salary of $43K.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Xavier grads with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration (average earnings climb to approximately $144K per year). A Bachelor's Degree is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of around $46K.


For former Musketeers, proficiency in Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking warrants a paycheck that is 34 percent more than other alumni salaries. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Xavier alumni, with nearly one in five grads reporting using it on the job. Demonstrated ability in Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Marketing Communications rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Slightly more than half of the graduates enjoy paid vacation and sick leave. Dental insurance applies to a fair number of survey participants, and a fair number of graduates report health coverage. A strong majority of alums save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Graduates of Xavier University are also recipients of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Webster University graduates, who earn about $67K on average, make a similar amount to Xavier grads. Other schools similar to Xavier include the University of Indianapolis, Bellarmine University, and Indiana Wesleyan University.

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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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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
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