Average Salary for East Stroudsburg University (ESU) Alumni

Nestled away in East Stroudsburg, Pa., East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, a school, has a student population of roughly 6,000. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

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Typical Early Career Salary

East Stroudsburg University (ESU) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Staff Accountant
3 salaries
Retail Store Manager
2 salaries
Executive Assistant
2 salaries
Elementary School Principal
2 salaries
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical
2 salaries
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About This School

200 Prospect Street
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301-2999


State School

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Professionally, the education industry, the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry, and the software development industry are popular business areas among ESU alumni. The most popular professional field seems to be the health care industry. ESU graduates see an average starting salary of $53K.


Male graduates of ESU out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of $62K versus around $42K for women.


Among ESU alumni, those working as Elementary School Principals report the highest median pay of about $80K, followed by Clinical Laboratory Supervisors ($72K), and Financial Analysts ($68K). Retail Store Managers face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at approximately $26K.


Allentown, Pa. is filled with ESU grads. ESU grads also flock to East Stroudsburg, Pa., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is $59K). On the other hand, ESU alumni who end up in Newtown, Pa. receive the lowest median salary of around $26K. Nearby Philadelphia, Pa. and Stroudsburg, Pa. also rank high on the list of cities for ESU grads.

Degree Major

A Master of Computer Science (MCS), Computer Science (CS) leads to the highest pay for ESU grads ($94K on average per year). A Bachelor of Science in Sports Management commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $26K.


Close to a sixth of ESU grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Competency in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) translates into above-average pay for former Warriors — they earn 31 percent more than their fellow graduates. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (two-fifths of alumni and one-fourth of alumni, respectively). For this school, most respondents are the recipients of health benefits, and a majority of the survey participants pick up dental plans, too. Most graduates report contributing to a 401(k). East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

New Jersey City University grads bring in salaries of around $55K, making them the most similar to ESU alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to ESU include William Paterson University of New Jersey, Montclair State University, and Kean University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
880 1010
ACT Scores 18 22

Key Stats for East Stroudsburg University (ESU)


52 %
48 %
$30,191 - $58,729
$36,492 - $81,284
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 23 votes.

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