Case Western Reserve University Alumni Average Salary

Case Western Reserve University is a university based in Cleveland, Ohio that is home to around 5,000 undergraduates. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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College ROI Report

94th

20 Year Net ROI 

$549,000

Annual ROI 

6.5%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$228,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

68th

Early Career Salary 

$59,300

Mid-Career Salary 

$104,000

% High Meaning 

54 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Case Western Reserve University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Software Engineer
33 salaries
$76,894  
   
Mechanical Engineer
25 salaries
$61,709  
Software Developer
20 salaries
$64,909  
Social Worker
15 salaries
$49,855  
Senior Software Engineer
14 salaries
$107,830  
Financial Analyst
13 salaries
$63,900  
Attorney / Lawyer
12 salaries
$98,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,085

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About This School

10900 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

Case Western Reserve

admission.case.edu/

4,661

Private School, Research University

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Industry

The software development industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. It is typical for Case Western grads — a group that usually scores high on the SATs — to earn above-average incomes as well. The average starting salary for a graduate of Case Western is about $77K.

Gender

Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks approximately $82K per year, but the second group takes home only $57K.

Jobs

Software Development Managers win the contest for best-paid Case Western alumni, making $130K on average every year, though Senior Software Engineers ($101K), and Software Developers ($97K) are not far behind. On the lower end, Mechanical Engineers report making around $57K.

Locations

Graduates of Case Western seem to enjoy living in Cleveland, and about two-fifths of grads wind up living and working there after graduation.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of approximately $120K per year, Case Western Reserve University grads who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are the best paid among the alumni population. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Master of Arts (MA), Art History (around $14K on average annually).

Skills

Proficiency in Engineering Design is common among Case Western alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, roughly one in six former students report doing so. Knowledge of Risk Management / Risk Control seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 156 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (about $197K). Other prime know-hows include C++ Programming Language, SQL, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Only one-third of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. A large number of survey participants save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health benefits extend to most alums, and a fair number of alums also receive dental coverage. Other benefits that Case Western Reserve University alumni receive are life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and 403(b).

Related Schools

Compensation averages $78K for University of Rochester alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Case Western grads. Other schools similar to Case Western include Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Notre Dame, and Cornell University.

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Key Stats for Case Western Reserve University

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %
Salary
$14,203 - $109,315
Salary
$43,233 - $111,500
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%
$14,203 - $87,546

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