Birmingham Southern College Alumni Average Salary

Birmingham Southern College is an United Methodist university based in Birmingham, Ala. that is home to around 1,000 undergraduates. The liberal arts and sciences play a large role at the school, and many students enjoy this type of curriculum. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

1276th

20 Year Net ROI 

$126,000

Annual ROI 

2.6%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$185,000

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College Salary Report

617th

Early Career Salary 

$47,400

Mid-Career Salary 

$86,500

% High Meaning 

53 %

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Birmingham Southern College Median Salary by Job

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Marketing Coordinator
2 profiles
$30,492
$0$30K

Senior Tax Manager
2 profiles
$128,000
$0$128K

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jun 2016
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
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About This School

900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, AL 35254

1,382

Liberal Arts, Private School, Religious

61 %

25 %

56 %

21 %

Industry

The most popular career sector among alumni is the accounting, auditing and tax services industry. Given the high SAT scores reported by BSC grads, their lower-than-average salaries are somewhat surprising. Median pay for those who graduated from BSC amounts to around $40K.

Gender

There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is approximately $106K, but the median for the latter is only $30K.

Jobs

Among BSC graduates, the biggest earners are Senior Tax Managers, who haul in $128K on average.

Locations

BSC alumni seem to appreciate living in Birmingham, and a majority of grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework.

Skills

Many former BSC students are familiar with Tax Consulting, and roughly two in five grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Tax Consulting commands a pay premium of 220 percent for Birmingham Southern College grads.

Benefits and Perks

Health benefits extend to a fair number of alumni, and a majority of alumni also receive dental coverage. A strong majority of former students set up a 401(k) to save for retirement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Agnes Scott College grads (who make an average of about $39K) earn salaries most similar to BSC alumni. Talladega College, Judson College, and Morehouse College are also similar to BSC.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
980 1200
ACT Scores 23 29

Key Stats for Birmingham Southern College

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %
Salary
$30,492
Salary
$106,000
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
40%
10-19 years
40%

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