Average Salary for Xavier University Alumni

Xavier University is a Roman Catholic university based in Cincinnati, Ohio that is home to around 5,000 undergraduates. 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 information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Xavier University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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Inside Sales Manager
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Operations Manager
4 salaries
Vice President (VP), General Manager
3 salaries
Business Analyst, IT
3 salaries
Product Marketing Manager
3 salaries
Marketing Manager
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 26 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 279

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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 most popular career sector among alumni is the banking industry. Median pay for those who graduated from Xavier amounts to around $67K.


Xavier grads who become General Manager VPs garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $160K annually. However, Human Resources Directors and Pharmacists also rank as top-earners (bringing in $115K and $102K, respectively). Operations Managers pick up $56K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.


Despite handing out the worst average salary (about $62K), Cincinnati, Ohio holds on to its Xavier student population, and slightly more than half of grads continue to reside in the city. For those seeking more money, Cleveland, Ohio is a popular destination for former Xavier students; median pay is approximately $120K. In addition, grads flock to Dallas, Texas as well as Dayton, Ohio.

Degree Major

A graduate with a medical degree from Xavier can rake in a whopping average $119K per year, more than any other degree from this school. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Master of Education (MEd) (approximately $39K on average annually).


Operations Management commands a pay premium of 56 percent for former Musketeers. Many Xavier grads have knowledge of Project Management, with nearly one in seven alumni using this program on the clock. Proficiency in Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in three grads get paid sick time. Most survey participants enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a strong majority of grads receive dental plans, too. Most graduates take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Additional benefits handed to Xavier University alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

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

Test Scores

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Key Stats for Xavier University


45 %
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$32,785 - $83,988
$45,231 - $99,258
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 57 votes.
$38,797 - $77,699
$25,847 - $77,419
$51,500 - $98,500
$60,000 - $142,500
$46,000 - $100,427
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