Average Salary for California State University - Monterey Bay (CSUMB) Alumni

Nestled away in Seaside, Calif., California State University, a school, has a student population of roughly 5,000. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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California State University - Monterey Bay (CSUMB) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Project Manager, Construction
3 salaries
$88,437  
   
Staff Accountant
2 salaries
$38,000  
Human Resources (HR) Specialist
2 salaries
$38,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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About This School

100 Campus Center
Seaside, CA 93955-8001

California State University Monterey Bay, California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB)

5,306

State School

38 %

3 %

94 %

49 %


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Industry

The most popular field is the grocery store or supermarket industry. For California State University-Monterey Bay alumni — a demographic with impressive SAT scores — salaries actually come in on the lower end. Former California State University-Monterey Bay graduates bring in $47K on average.

Gender

Male graduates of California State University-Monterey Bay out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of $65K versus about $44K for women.

Jobs

Construction Project Managers win the contest for best-paid California State University-Monterey Bay alumni, making $88K on average every year, though Human Resources Specialists ($38K) are not far behind. Staff Accountants get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of around $38K in this job.

Locations

Monterey, Calif. is a hub for California State University-Monterey Bay graduates — a large number call this city home. In addition, former California State University-Monterey Bay students often head to Redwood City, Calif. after graduating, where the median salary comes to approximately $90K in this top-paying city. On the far end of the pay scale, California State University-Monterey Bay alumni often reside in Orange, Calif., which is home to the lowest pay at around $38K. Nearby San Jose, Calif. is also a top pick for California State University-Monterey Bay grads, as is Irvine, Calif.

Degree Major

California State University-Monterey Bay grads who hold a Bachelor of Science in Business Management can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $90K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration — their annual income amounts to $33K on average.

Skills

AutoDesk commands a pay premium of 92 percent for California State University grads. Proficiency in Customer Service is common among California State University-Monterey Bay alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, one in four former students report doing so. In addition, those who are savvy in Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in three grads get paid sick time. A fair number of former students plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. A fair number of survey participants enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a majority of former students receive dental plans, too. Graduates of California State University are also recipients of life insurance, flexible hours, stock options, and gym / health club / fitness membership.

Related Schools

Fort Lewis College grads report the most similar salaries to California State University-Monterey Bay alums, earning $48K on average. Evergreen State College, Coastal Carolina University, and Christopher Newport University are also similar to California State University-Monterey Bay.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
860 1080
ACT Scores 18 24

Key Stats for California State University - Monterey Bay (CSUMB)

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Salary
$36,505 - $116,653
Salary
$38,783 - $88,510
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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