Average Salary for Cooper Union for The Advancement of Science and Art Alumni

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, a school in New York, N.Y., has roughly 1,000 undergrads. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

$61,100
Cooper Union for The Advancement of Science and Art Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Process Engineer
2 salaries
$71,240  
   
Project Engineer
2 salaries
$58,500  
Mechanical Engineer
2 salaries
$77,500  
Design Architect
2 salaries
$64,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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About This School

7 East 7th Street
New York, NY 10003-7120

868

Private School, Engineering

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59 %

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Industry

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art alumni can most commonly be found in the architectural services industry, the aerospace and defense industry, and the electronics or electrical engineering design industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most popular career sector among alumni is the engineering services industry. Following graduation, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art students earn an average of around $67K.

Gender

Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $76K per year, but the second group takes home only approximately $55K.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art alumni are Mechanical Engineers; they earn a median annual salary of about $78K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $71K and $65K, respectively, are Process Engineers and Design Architects. Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Intern Architects; alumni in this role face average salaries of $45K.

Locations

Despite handing out the worst average salary (approximately $62K), New York, N.Y. holds on to its Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art student population, and just over two-fifths of grads continue to reside in the city. Hauppauge, N.Y. is on the other end of the salary spectrum, offering top-notch pay and a median salary of $78K; it's no wonder that Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art grads are attracted to this city.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering earns Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art students the most money after college (an average $140K per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) — their annual income amounts to $44K on average.

Skills

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art grads are usually competent in Project Management, and one in four alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Microsoft Word commands a pay premium of 31 percent for Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art grads. In addition, those who are savvy in Engineering Design, Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft Excel are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

A fair number of respondents participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. A strong majority of graduates have medical plans, and the larger part of graduates have dental insurance. Other benefits awarded to Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Delaware Valley College graduates, who earn around $67K on average, make a similar amount to Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art grads. Other schools similar to Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art include the Wentworth Institute of Technology, St. Francis College, and Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1830 2220
ACT Scores 29 33

Key Stats for Cooper Union for The Advancement of Science and Art

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %
Salary
$44,330 - $82,473
Salary
$39,453 - $120,000
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
21%

Job Satisfaction

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

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