Average Salary for Adelphi University Alumni

Adelphi University, a private research institution planted in Garden City, N.Y., with around 5,000 undergraduates, provides an excellent blend of education and price, strongly ranked in the top 24 percent of universities by ROI. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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Adelphi University Alumni

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 14 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 208

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South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530-0701



Private School, Research University

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Graduates of Adelphi work in a variety of sectors including clinical care, the health care services industry, and the banking industry. The health care industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Graduates of Adelphi typically earn $62K.


Male graduates of Adelphi out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of approximately $84K versus $59K for women.


Adelphi grads who become Chief Operating Officers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, usually making around $154K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Senior Marketing Managers and Registered Nurses; their salaries approach $100K and about $81K, respectively. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Executive Assistants, making an average of $48K.


New York is filled with Adelphi grads. The top-paying city popular with Adelphi alumni is Miami, which offers median salaries of about $90K. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Adelphi alumni is Woodbury, which offers median salaries of $45K. Nearby Melville is also a top pick for Adelphi grads, as is Garden City.

Degree Major

Adelphi grads who hold a Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning $110K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Master of Arts (MA), Education — their annual income amounts to around $41K on average.


Project Management is a popular skill among Adelphi alumni, with nearly one in ten workers reporting using it on the job. Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for Adelphi University grads — they earn 56 percent more than their fellow graduates. Proficiency in Counseling, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-fourth of alumni receive sick leave. Most former students opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health benefits extend to a fair portion of former students, and a majority of former students also receive dental coverage. Adelphi University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, 403(b), a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Hofstra University grads (who make an average of approximately $64K) earn salaries most similar to Adelphi alumni. Other schools similar to Adelphi include St John's University-New York, The New School, and Pace University-New York.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1530 1830
ACT Scores 19 24

Key Stats for Adelphi University


71 %
29 %
$36,986 - $81,730
$44,181 - $120,753
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 81 votes.
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