Nestled away in Miami, Fla., Barry University, a Roman Catholic school, has a student population of roughly 4,000. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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About This School

11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33161-6695


Private School, Research University, Religious

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Barry alumni find work in an assortment of industries including clinical care, the health care industry, and the education industry. A large chunk of former Barry students are employed in the health care services industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Barry graduates see an average starting salary of $61K.


Among Barry graduates, the biggest earners are Podiatrists, who haul in around $123K on average. Next on the list are Human Resources Directors and Physician Assistants, bringing in about $104K and $96K, respectively. Social Workers face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $45K.


Upon earning their degrees, many Barry grads prefer to remain in Miami; in fact, slightly less than a third of grads appreciate the area so much that they find permanent jobs there. Melbourne, Fla. is also a common destination for Barry grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of approximately $71K. On the other hand, Barry alumni who end up in New York, N.Y. receive the lowest median salary of $56K. Other popular cities for Barry alumni include nearby Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and West Palm Beach, Fla.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Barry alumni are those with a master's degree in medical science — they earn close to around $99K on average per year. A Bachelor's Degree, Liberal Studies offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($37K).


Knowledge of Leadership seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 31 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (about $80K). Barry alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Office, with less than ten percent of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Also considered top-notch skills are Counseling, Customer Service, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (one-third of alumni and one-fifth of alumni, respectively). Health benefits extend to a strong majority of alums, and more than half of graduates also receive dental coverage. A fair number of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Graduates of Barry University are also recipients of a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Our Lady of the Lake University graduates, who earn $66K on average, make a similar amount to Barry grads. Other schools similar to Barry include Lynn University, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro, and the Universidad Del Turabo.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1260 1510
ACT Scores 17 21

Key Stats for Barry University


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$38,640 - $90,970
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 333 votes.
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