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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. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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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
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Elementary School Teacher
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Executive Assistant
2 salaries
Account Coordinator
2 salaries
Retail Store Manager
2 salaries
Elementary School Principal
2 salaries
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
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About This School

200 Prospect Street
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301-2999


State School

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Graduates of ESU head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the education industry, the hotel industry, and public K-12 education are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The most popular career sector among alumni is the health care industry. Former ESU graduates tend to bring in $52K.


After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes $43K where the average male graduate hauls home around $64K.


The most generous salaries among ESU alumni are reportedly earned by Elementary School Principals, whose earnings come to about $80K, followed by Clinical Laboratory Supervisors ($72K) and Financial Analysts ($68K). Sliding in near the bottom are Staff Accountants, who report earnings of approximately $45K.


Those with a degree from ESU often relocate to Philadelphia after college. ESU grads also flock to East Stroudsburg, which is home to salaries significantly above average (typical pay is $59K). For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with ESU alumni is Somerset, which offers median salaries of around $31K. Nearby Allentown is also a top pick for ESU grads, as is Bethlehem.

Degree Major

Former Warriors who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and earn $111K per year. A Bachelor of Science in Sports Management offers the lowest annual financial reward (about $26K).


Many former ESU students are familiar with Customer Service, and nearly one in six grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for former Warriors — they earn 49 percent more than their fellow graduates. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Operations Management command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

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-third of alumni, respectively). A fair portion of graduates enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a majority of graduates receive dental plans, too. Most survey participants participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Kean University graduates, who earn $52K on average, make a similar amount to ESU grads. Other schools similar to ESU include William Paterson University of New Jersey, Montclair State University, and Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

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)


55 %
45 %
$30,530 - $59,253
$30,100 - $81,514
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 51 votes.
$31,416 - $68,163
$35,737 - $65,837
$33,803 - $58,421

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