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Average Salary for East Stroudsburg University (ESU) Alumni

Founded in East Stroudsburg, Pa., East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is an institution of higher learning for around 6,000 students. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by ESU graduates who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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East Stroudsburg University (ESU) Details


200 Prospect Street
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301-2999


Students Enrolled:



State Schools

Graduation Rate:

57 %


11 %

% Stay In State:

57 %

% Receiving Pell Grants:

29 %
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ESU alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the education industry, the hotel industry, and public K-12 education. Among ESU grads, the health care industry is a commonly chosen career field. Typical pay for those who graduated from ESU amounts to about $51K.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only $43K on average compared to $61K for male graduates.


ESU grads who become Senior Financial Analysts are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, usually making $67K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Executive Assistants and Elementary School Teachers; their salaries approach approximately $59K and $54K, respectively. Front Office Managers wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning around $42K.


Philadelphia is a hot spot for ESU alum. East Stroudsburg is also a common destination for ESU grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of approximately $59K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by ESU alumni is Newtown, where earnings average around $26K. Nearby Allentown and Bethlehem also rank high on the list of cities for ESU grads.

Degree Major

ESU students with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration can expect to make the most money ($111K per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in about $26K per year.


Customer Service is a popular skill among ESU alumni, with close to one-seventh of workers reporting using it on the job. Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for former Warriors — they earn 55 percent more than their fellow graduates. In addition, those who are savvy in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Operations Management are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-third of alumni receive sick leave. The greater part of alumni set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). A strong majority of grads have medical plans, and a majority of alumni have dental insurance. Other benefits awarded to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $54K for New Jersey City University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to ESU grads. Other schools similar to ESU include William Paterson University of New Jersey, Montclair State University, and Kean University.

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Key Stats



51 %

female alumni


49 %

male alumni
$30,646 - $59,005
$31,885 - $80,153

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

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