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 in this summary come from Adelphi alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Adelphi University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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About This School

South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530-0701



Private School, Research University

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70 %

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The banking industry, clinical care, and the health care services industry are just a few of the areas in which Adelphi grads find work. The health care industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Median pay for those who graduated from Adelphi amounts to $62K.


There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is around $80K, but the median for the latter is only $58K.


Among Adelphi alumni, those working as Senior Marketing Managers report the highest median pay of about $100K, followed by Registered Nurses (approximately $74K), and Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators ($68K). MSW Social Workers pick up $44K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.


Many Adelphi students are New York, N.Y.-bound following college. In addition, former Adelphi students often head to Miami, Fla. after graduating, where the median salary comes to about $90K in this top-paying city. Living in Garden City after college is common among Adelphi University grads, whose love for the area is more important than the below-average median pay ($50K). In addition, Adelphi grads flock to neighboring Melville, N.Y. as well as New Haven, Conn.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), General Business from Adelphi can rake in a whopping average $126K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) — their annual income amounts to around $38K on average.


Project Management is a popular skill among Adelphi alumni, with nearly one in ten grads reporting using it on the job. Budget Management commands a pay premium of 86 percent for Adelphi University grads. Competency in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Operations Management, and Microsoft Excel also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-fourth of alumni get paid sick time. A strong majority of survey participants set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health insurance benefits extend to a fair number of alums, and the larger part of graduates sign up for dental plans. Alumni of Adelphi University also take in 403(b), life insurance, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Hofstra University graduates, who earn $65K on average, make a similar amount 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


68 %
33 %
$36,063 - $82,122
$40,378 - $121,118
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

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