Adelphi University Alumni Average Salary

Around 5,000 people attend Adelphi University, a institution based in Garden City, N.Y. Replies from former Adelphi students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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About This School

South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530-0701


Private School, Research University

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Adelphi alumni can most commonly be found in the banking industry, the health care services industry, and the health care industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. Among Adelphi grads, clinical care is a commonly chosen career field. Median pay for those who graduated from Adelphi amounts to around $61K.


Male graduates of Adelphi out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of $73K versus $58K for women.


Executive VPs of Marketing win the contest for best-paid Adelphi alumni, making $135K on average every year, though Human Resources Administrators (about $72K), and Registered Nurses ($66K) are not far behind. Office Managers pick up approximately $46K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.


A large number of students head to New York, N.Y. after college. It is also not uncommon to find former Adelphi students living and working in Washington, DC — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of around $110K. Many Adelphi University grads can't resist staying in Garden City after graduating despite the median salary there ranking lowest among popular cities (about $51K). Neighboring Melville, N.Y. is another common pick among Adelphi grads, along with Jacksonville, Fla.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Adelphi alumni are those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance — they earn close to $110K on average per year. Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business Management are the lowest of the pack, earning $37K.


Many former Adelphi students are familiar with Microsoft Office, and one in eight grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Adelphi University grads with Operations Management experience garner salaries that are 63 percent more than other grads' salaries. Competency in Microsoft Excel, Counseling, and Marketing Communications also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Only one in three grads for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in five survey participants get paid sick time. For this school, a strong majority of graduates are the recipients of health benefits, and more than half of alumni pick up dental plans, too. A strong majority of respondents participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Adelphi University grads are also lucky enough to receive 403(b), life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages approximately $57K for New School alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Adelphi grads. Hofstra University, St John's University-New York, and Pace University-New York are also similar to Adelphi.

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