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Average Salary for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) - Prescott, AZ Alumni

Founded in Prescott, Ariz., Embry is an institution of higher learning for around 2,000 students. The data for this snapshot was collected from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank

35
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

24
out of 476
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for None

1
out of 75

Typical Early Career Salary

$53,800
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) - Prescott, AZ Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Aerospace Engineer
9 salaries
$76,000  
   
General / Operations Manager
2 salaries
$68,250  
Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer
2 salaries
$115,000  
Senior Software Engineer
2 salaries
$98,950  
Senior Mechanical Engineer
2 salaries
$85,000  
Software Engineer
2 salaries
$100,500  
Production Manager, Manufacturing
2 salaries
$55,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
United States (change)

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) - Prescott, AZ Details

3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301-3720

www.erau.edu

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Industry

Former Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the airline or aviation fixed-base operator (fbo) industry, the aerospace engineering industry, and the commercial aviation or airline industry. The majority of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott alumni wind up in the aerospace and defense industry. On the other end of the spectrum is the aerospace, aeronautics, or astronautics industry, which attracts less than five percent of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott alumni. Starting salaries of $68K are common among Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott grads.

Gender

After graduation, men go on to earn an average of $70K per year compared to women, who earn approximately $87K. Men are more likely to graduate from this school than women, given the 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio.

Jobs

Among Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott graduates, the biggest earners are Airline Pilots and Copilots, who haul in $115K on average. Next on the list are Software Engineers and Senior Software Engineers, bringing in $101K and about $99K, respectively. Salaries are anything but generous for Manufacturing Production Managers, where earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at around $55K.

Locations

Many Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott grads flock to Phoenix. Everett is another hot spot for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to about $100K). Though Annapolis takes the cake for lowest pay among Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott grads (the median salary is $52K there), it remains a common destination for former students. Seattle and Denver also rank high on the list of cities.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott alumni are those with a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science & Engineering — they earn close to $130K per year. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making $47K per year.

Skills

Engineering Design is a popular skill among Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott alumni, with close to one-sixth workers reporting using it on the job. Project Management commands a pay premium of 30 percent for Embry grads. Competency in Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Matlab also warrants excellent retribution.

Benefits and Perks

Only one-third of alumni earn paid vacation and just one-third of alumni get paid sick time. A solid majority of former students participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a solid majority of graduates are rewarded with health insurance and a strong majority of respondents report dental coverage, too. Other benefits awarded to Embry alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Graduates of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott report the largest average salaries relative to comparable schools; however, University of the West alumni, who make an average of approximately $44K, do not sit too far below Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott on the pay scale. Other schools similar to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott include Summit Christian College, Ottawa University-Online, and Ottawa University-Kansas City.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1016 1230
ACT Scores 23 28

Key Stats

Female
21 %
Male
79 %
Salary
$30,639 - $94,998
Salary
$46,729 - $101,170
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

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