Average Salary for Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) Alumni

Those with a degree from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) make an average of $96K. A considerably greater proportion of men make up the survey population with a male-to-female ratio of 5-to-1. Based on student and alumni reporting, men also tend to make more than their male counterparts after graduating. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) Alumni

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Gender

Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $102K per year, but the second group takes home only $81K. The number of male graduates who responded to the survey outweighs the number of women with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Locations

Portland, Ore. is another hot spot for Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to about $106K). On the other end, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) grads flock to New York, N.Y., which actually offers the weakest median salary of around $81K.

Degree Major

A Doctorate (PhD), Computer Science (CS) will compensate Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $160K on average per year. Those with a Doctorate (PhD) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average approximately $115K per year.

Skills

Knowledge of C++ seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 23 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($75K). Python is a common skill among Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) alumni — close to one-seventh of grads mention using it at work. Project Management, AutoCAD, and Engineering Design are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to paid time off, there is more lenience involving vacation than illness; a majority of graduates get vacation time, whereas just one-third of alumni get paid sick leave. To plan for old age, a large number of alums maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. A large number of grads enjoy benefits like health insurance, while the larger part of graduates receive dental plans, too. Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

Key Stats for Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %
Salary
$80,500
Salary
$60,402 - $120,190
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%

Job Satisfaction

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