Case Western Reserve University Alumni Average Salary

Case Western Reserve University, a school in Cleveland, Ohio, has roughly 5,000 undergrads. The data in this summary come from Case Western alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Mechanical Engineer
3 salaries
Software Development Manager
2 salaries
Software Developer
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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About This School

10900 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

Case Western Reserve


Private School, Research University

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Among Case Western grads, the software development industry is a commonly chosen career field. Case Western graduates often advance into high-paying positions, which is somewhat expected given their above-average SAT scores. Median pay for those who graduated from Case Western amounts to $79K.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only around $63K on average compared to approximately $81K for male graduates.


In the Case Western alumni professional community, Software Development Managers make the highest median pay ($130K), though Software Developers (about $97K) are a close competitor. Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Mechanical Engineers; alumni in this role face average salaries of $57K.


Case Western students enjoy their time in Cleveland, and about two in five students actually choose to live and work there after graduating.

Degree Major

Case Western grads who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $120K per year. A Master of Arts (MA), Art History offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($14K).


Case Western Reserve University grads who have experience with Risk Management / Risk Control can expect to make 149 percent more than other alumni ($197K on average). Proficiency in Engineering Design is common among Case Western alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, nearly one in six former students report doing so. Experience with C++ Programming Language, Microsoft Office, and SQL is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one in three grads get paid sick time. Health benefits extend to most survey participants, and a fair number of alumni also receive dental coverage. Most respondents set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Additional perks enjoyed by Case Western Reserve University grads include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and 403(b).

Related Schools

University of Rochester grads report the most similar salaries to Case Western alums, earning $80K on average. Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Notre Dame, and Cornell University are also similar to Case Western.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1890 2190
ACT Scores 29 33

Key Stats for Case Western Reserve University


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$14,203 - $109,315
$41,877 - $117,916
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$14,093 - $86,300

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