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Average Salary for New York University (NYU) Employees

Operating out of New York City, N.Y., New York University (NYU) employs talent in positions ranging from Assistant Professor to Postdoctoral Research Associate. The median salary at New York University (NYU) is $65K per year. Though your role at the company does impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at New York University (NYU). The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

New York University (NYU) typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: New York University (NYU)
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About This Company

70 Washington Sq South
New York City, New York 10012


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Years of Experience

Average pay is $64K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of New York University (NYU) folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $53K per year.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Assistant Professors, Senior Account Managers, Systems Administrators, and Data Modelers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $81K annually, the other salaries come in at around $69K, $68K, and about $64K, respectively. Earning only around $40K on average, Administrative Assistants make less than most people in the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $134K per year for Senior Human Resources Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to $89K annually for accredited Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists. The best paid folks at New York University (NYU) have a Master of Public Administration (MPA), earning about $96K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Financial Analysis; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $79K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; approximately one in ten consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Event Planning, Counseling, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only one in four employees. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Almost all employees can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

Key Stats for New York University (NYU)


53 %
47 %
$39,376 - $75,855
$47,561 - $94,766
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
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