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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. New York University (NYU) employees bring home $66K annually on average. How long you've been working is weighted most heavily when it comes to salary consideration at New York University (NYU); what you do at the company has a (lesser) effect as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $53K per year on average. Average pay is $65K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $78K per year on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Assistant Professors, Data Modelers, Assistant Research Scientists, and Postdoctoral Research Associates; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $81K annually, the other salaries come in at approximately $64K, about $58K, and $57K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at New York University (NYU) are Administrative Assistants — the median salary for this role approaches $40K.

Certifications and Degrees

Senior Human Resources Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $134K per year. Earning an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist certification garners significant financial rewards of about $89K annually on average. At New York University (NYU), employees who hold a Master of Public Administration (MPA) receive the highest salaries at around $96K.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Financial Analysis among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $79K per year. Project Management is a popular skill among New York University (NYU) workers, with one in eight of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Counseling, Event Planning, and Microsoft Excel are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only one in four respondents. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. At New York University (NYU), a fair number of survey participants have health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage. New York University (NYU) also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

Key Stats for New York University (NYU)


53 %
47 %
$39,160 - $76,226
$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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