Average Salary for East Stroudsburg University (ESU) Alumni

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is a university based in East Stroudsburg, Pa. that is home to around 6,000 undergraduates. The data for this snapshot was collected from ESU graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

1066
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

374
out of 408
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

192
out of 445

Typical Early Career Salary

$40,500
East Stroudsburg University (ESU) 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$24K$48K$72K
Staff Accountant
3 salaries
$45,000  
   
Executive Assistant
2 salaries
$58,500  
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
$67,750  
Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical
2 salaries
$72,000  
Retail Store Manager
2 salaries
$26,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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About This School

200 Prospect Street
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301-2999

6,186

State School

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11 %

59 %

30 %


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Industry

The health care industry, the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry, and the education industry are just a few of the areas in which ESU grads find work. The most popular professional field seems to be the software development industry. Following graduation, ESU students earn an average of approximately $54K.

Gender

A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only around $44K on average compared to $63K for male graduates.

Jobs

Former ESU students with an interest in making money consider becoming Clinical Laboratory Supervisors, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to $72K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Financial Analysts (about $68K) and Executive Assistants ($59K). Retail Store Managers face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $26K.

Locations

Allentown, Pa. is filled with ESU grads. Swiftwater, Pa. is also a common destination for ESU grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of around $61K. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among ESU grads is Newtown, Pa. (median compensation is $26K). ESU alumni express interest in nearby Philadelphia, Pa. and Bethlehem, Pa. as well.

Degree Major

ESU students with a Master of Computer Science (MCS), Computer Science (CS) can expect to make the most money ($94K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. A Bachelor of Science in Sports Management offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($26K).

Skills

Knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 50 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (about $81K). Many ESU grads have knowledge of Microsoft Excel, with one in six alumni using this program on the clock. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in four survey participants get sick time. Health coverage is awarded to most alums, and dental insurance is issued to the larger part of alumni as well. A large number of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. 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

Compensation averages $55K for New Jersey City University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to ESU grads. William Paterson University of New Jersey, Montclair State University, and Kean University are also similar to ESU.

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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)

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Salary
$29,847 - $60,490
Salary
$36,337 - $81,284
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

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