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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College ROI Report

991st

20 Year Net ROI 

$158,000

Annual ROI 

3.3%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$186,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

284th

Early Career Salary 

$43,300

Mid-Career Salary 

$82,700

% High Meaning 

49 %

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Adelphi University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$29K$58K$87K
Social Worker
14 salaries
$50,028  
   
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
7 salaries
$43,349  
Licensed Social Worker
6 salaries
$46,651  
Registered Nurse (RN)
6 salaries
$71,483  
Marketing Manager
5 salaries
$85,393  
Social Worker (MSW)
5 salaries
$45,953  
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
5 salaries
$57,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jul 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 375
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About This School

South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530-0701

admissions.adelphi.edu/

5,040

Private School, Research University

63 %

8 %

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Industry

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.

Gender

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

Jobs

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.

Locations

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.

Skills

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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Key Stats for Adelphi University

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %
Salary
$34,937 - $73,590
Salary
$39,748 - $115,360
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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