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Average Salary for New York University (NYU) Employees

Operating out of New York City, New York, New York University (NYU) employs talent in positions ranging from Assistant Professor to Professor. A salary of $67K per year is the going rate at New York University (NYU). What you do at the company is weighted most heavily when it comes to salary consideration at New York University (NYU); your experience level has a (lesser) effect as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

New York University (NYU) typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
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Employer: New York University (NYU)
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (6)
$56,269 - $131,572  
[-]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (6)
Salary$54,753 - $123,481  
Bonus$850 - $21,583  
Total Pay$56,269 - $131,572  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (5)
$58,820 - $155,447  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (5)
Salary$55,674 - $164,203  
Bonus$510 - $19,830  
Total Pay$58,820 - $155,447  
[+]Administrative Aide (4)
$37,173 - $66,544  
[+]Administrative Aide (4)
Salary$33,376 - $57,154  
Total Pay$37,173 - $66,544  
[+]Postdoctoral Research Associate (3)
$39,192 - $66,426  
[+]Postdoctoral Research Associate (3)
Salary$39,814 - $67,336  
Total Pay$39,192 - $66,426  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 157
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New York University (NYU) Details

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New York City, New York 10012


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Years of Experience

For employees with five to ten years at the company, wages tend to be at the around $65K mark. By and large, the biggest segment of New York University (NYU)'s workforce (31 percent) have been working for one to four years and take home about $52K annually.


The highest average salaries go to Associate Professors, who bring in close to $100K, though Professors are not far behind at $99K along with Assistant Professors (approximately $85K) and Director of Alumni Affairss ($72K). Near the bottom at New York University (NYU) are Administrative Aides, pulling in just approximately $47K.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $93K for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Registered Nurses also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of around $90K per year. Those with a medical degree at New York University (NYU) come out on top, and their salaries approach $230K annually.


When it comes to skills, Financial Analysis seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $78K. Project Management is regularly seen around here; less than ten percent of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Some other standard skills here are Event Planning, Budget Management, and Counseling.

Benefits and Perks

Only one in three workers receive paid vacation and sick leave. New York University (NYU) workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Nearly all workers can count on health insurance, and the greater part of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

Key Stats

58 %
42 %
$40,015 - $77,351
$50,299 - $92,517
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

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