Average Salary for Duke University - Fuqua School of Business Alumni

Students who graduate from Duke University earn between $85K from the lowest paying jobs to about $190K from the most lucrative. The survey pool is heavily weighted toward men, with a male-to-female ratio of 6-to-1. After graduation, women earn less than men do, a finding consistent with alumni reports. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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Duke University - Fuqua School of Business Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$70K$140K$210K
Management Consultant
5 salaries
$97,000  
   
Financial Analyst
4 salaries
$85,000  
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
3 salaries
$190,000  
Director, Marketing & Business Development
2 salaries
$97,500  
Business Development Director
2 salaries
$125,000  
Product Manager, Software
2 salaries
$122,500  
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
2 salaries
$147,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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Industry

The most popular career sector among alumni is the software development industry.

Gender

Men might be more likely to graduate from this school than women, given the 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio of survey respondents. In the Duke University alumni community, men make a median salary of around $126K compared to their female counterparts, who earn $102K.

Jobs

Chief Marketing Officers win the contest for best-paid Duke University alumni, making $190K on average every year, though Chief Executive Officers ($172K), and Marketing Directors (approximately $145K) are not far behind. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Financial Analysts who make an average of around $85K.

Locations

The most popular destination for former Duke University students is Seattle, Wash. It is no surprise that New York, N.Y., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is about $163K), is another of the most popular spots for former Duke University students. Duke University alumni in Atlanta, Ga. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at approximately $98K. Graduates also relocate to San Francisco, Calif. and Raleigh, N.C.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Duke University alumni are those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing (MKTG) — they earn close to $167K on average per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a master's degree in management — their annual income amounts to $80K on average.

Skills

Duke University alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with about one in five grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Duke University grads with Business Strategy abilities can expect to make 2 percent more than their former classmates ($142K). Other prime know-hows include Business Strategy, Financial Analysis, and Product Marketing.

Benefits and Perks

Only one-third of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one-fourth of alumni get paid sick time. Dental insurance applies to a large number of graduates, and nearly all grads report health coverage. Nearly all former students save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Graduates of Duke University are also recipients of a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and free drinks.

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Key Stats for Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %
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$69,500 - $123,984
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$70,872 - $152,214

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
$98,755 - $203,473
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$110,000 - $152,605
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