Average Salary for Adelphi University Alumni

Nestled away in Garden City, N.Y., Adelphi University, a school, has a student population of roughly 5,000. The data for this snapshot was collected from Adelphi graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Adelphi University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Social Worker
8 salaries
Registered Nurse (RN)
4 salaries
Social Worker (MSW)
3 salaries
Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)
3 salaries
Senior Marketing Manager
3 salaries
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
3 salaries
Executive Vice President (EVP), Marketing
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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About This School

South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530-0701



Private School, Research University

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Adelphi alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the banking industry, the health care services industry, and clinical care. The most popular field is the health care industry. Those with an education from Adelphi earn an average of $61K.


After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average $80K per year compared to females' $58K.


The most lucrative professionals among Adelphi alumni are Chief Operating Officers; they earn a median annual salary of around $275K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at about $100K and $74K, respectively, are Senior Marketing Managers and Registered Nurses. Salaries are anything but generous for MSW Social Workers, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at approximately $44K.


Many Adelphi grads flock to New York, N.Y. It is also not uncommon to find former Adelphi students living and working in Miami, Fla. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $90K. Adelphi alumni in Hauppauge, N.Y. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $49K. Nearby Garden City, N.Y. is also a top pick for Adelphi grads, as is Melville, N.Y.

Degree Major

Adelphi students with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), General Business can expect to make the most money (around $126K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average approximately $38K per year.


Adelphi University grads with Budget Management abilities can expect to make nearly double their former classmates ($117K). Approximately one in ten grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Demonstrated ability in Operations Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Microsoft Office rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one-third of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-fifth of alumni get sick time. Dental insurance applies to a majority of graduates, and a fair number of alumni report health coverage. A fair number of former students opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Adelphi University grads are also lucky enough to receive 403(b), life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Compensation averages about $65K for Hofstra University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Adelphi grads. Other schools similar to Adelphi include St John's University-New York, New School, and Pace University-New York.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1530 1830
ACT Scores 19 24

Key Stats for Adelphi University


67 %
33 %
$35,928 - $81,052
$40,378 - $121,118

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
$43,616 - $114,735
$46,787 - $56,347
$53,458 - $131,850

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