East Carolina University (ECU) Alumni Average Salary

East Carolina University, a school in Greenville, N.C., has roughly 22,000 undergrads. Enthusiasm for athletics forms a core part of campus culture (Go Pirates!), and students supplement the sports fun by taking full advantage of their school's urban environment. The data for this snapshot was collected from ECU graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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778th

20 Year Net ROI 

$222,000

Annual ROI 

6.7%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$82,600

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617th

Early Career Salary 

$52,300

Mid-Career Salary 

$64,900

% High Meaning 

67 %

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East Carolina University (ECU) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$26K$52K$78K
Project Manager, Construction
18 salaries
$60,103  
   
Software Engineer
13 salaries
$76,291  
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
13 salaries
$66,924  
Account Manager
13 salaries
$60,000  
Construction Estimator
10 salaries
$51,255  
Process Engineer
10 salaries
$62,725  
Mechanical Engineer
9 salaries
$54,606  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,279

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About This School

East 5th Street
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

www.ecu.edu/admissions/

21,508

State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

56 %

13 %

68 %

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Industry

The health care services industry, the banking industry, and the rehabilitation and health care center industry are just a few of the areas in which ECU grads find work. The majority of ECU alumni wind up in the health care industry. Starting salaries of $51K are the median among ECU grads.

Gender

After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $47K per year compared to men, who earn $59K.

Jobs

The ECU alumni who make the most are Software Engineers; they report a median pay of approximately $80K.

Locations

Many ECU students are Raleigh, N.C.-bound following college. ECU grads also flock to Durham, N.C., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is about $125K). East Carolina University alumni often stay in Greenville following graduation despite having one of the lowest median salary among popular cities ($43K). Neighboring Charlotte, N.C. is another common pick among ECU grads, along with New York, N.Y.

Degree Major

ECU grads who hold a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average around $103K per year. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average $35K per year.

Skills

Knowledge of C# Programming Language seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 88 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (about $97K). Operations Management is a popular skill among ECU alumni, with close to a tenth of workers reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Project Management, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

As for time away from work, close to half of the survey participants are compensated for vacation days, but only one in three grads can take paid time off due to illness. A strong majority of respondents enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a majority of former students receive dental plans, too. A strong majority of grads allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. East Carolina University alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Middle Tennessee State University grads (who make an average of $53K) earn salaries most similar to ECU alumni. East Tennessee State University, South Carolina State University, and Tennessee State University are also similar to ECU.

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Key Stats for East Carolina University (ECU)

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %
Salary
$33,246 - $64,179
Salary
$34,800 - $82,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

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