Adelphi University Alumni Average Salary

Around 5,000 people attend Adelphi University, a institution based in Garden City, N.Y. The data for this snapshot was collected from Adelphi graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 336

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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 education industry, the health care industry, and the community mental health center industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. A large chunk of former Adelphi students are employed in clinical care; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Median pay for those who graduated from Adelphi amounts to approximately $56K.


The most popular destination for former Adelphi students is Garden City, N.Y. It is also not uncommon to find former Adelphi students living and working in New York, N.Y. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $57K. On the other hand, Adelphi alumni who end up in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. receive the lowest median salary of $47K.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Arts (MA) from Adelphi can rake in a whopping average about $73K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Graduates holding a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of around $50K.


Knowledge of Microsoft Office seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 36 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($76K). Adelphi alumni are often well versed in Counseling, with close to a seventh of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Competency in Microsoft Office, Case Management, and Budget Management also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

A fair number of alumni enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. A large number of graduates save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; most alums are rewarded with health insurance and a strong majority of alumni report dental coverage, too. Other benefits that Adelphi University alumni receive are life insurance, free drinks, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $50K 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


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$42,247 - $67,407
$39,748 - $64,000
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1-4 years
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
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