Adelphi University Alumni Average Salary

Adelphi University, a school in Garden City, N.Y., has roughly 5,000 undergrads. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 367

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About This School

South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530-0701


Private School, Research University

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Graduates of Adelphi go into the health care industry, clinical care, and public K-12 education, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the education industry. Adelphi graduates see an average starting salary of around $58K.


Garden City, N.Y. is filled with Adelphi grads. New York, N.Y. is another hot spot for Adelphi grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to $57K). Poughkeepsie, N.Y. is a popular spot for former Adelphi students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $47K.

Degree Major

Adelphi students with a Master of Arts (MA) can expect to make the most money (approximately $73K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average about $50K per year.


Knowledge of Operations Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 55 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($90K). Case Management is a popular skill among Adelphi alumni, with nearly one in seven workers reporting using it on the job. Competency in Microsoft Office, Budget Management, and Counseling also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

A fair number of survey participants enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Health insurance benefits extend to most graduates, and a strong majority of respondents sign up for dental plans. A large number of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Additional perks enjoyed by Adelphi University grads include life insurance, free drinks, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Hofstra University grads (who make an average of $65K) earn salaries most similar to Adelphi alumni. St John's University-New York, New School, and Pace University-New York are also similar to Adelphi.

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$42,247 - $67,407
$39,748 - $64,000

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