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

Nestled away in Prescott, Ariz., Embry, a school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. The survey respondent pool is largely skewed toward men with a male-to-female ratio of 6-to-1, and men also report larger salaries after graduation than women do. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

48
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

24
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Mid-Career Salary Rank for None

1
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Typical Early Career Salary

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

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer
2 salaries
$115,000  
   
Aerospace Engineer
2 salaries
$112,450  
Software Engineer
2 salaries
$100,500  
Senior Mechanical Engineer
2 salaries
$85,000  
Electrical Engineer
2 salaries
$70,925  
Mechanical Engineer
2 salaries
$60,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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About This School

3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301-3720

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), Prescott, Arizona

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Industry

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the commercial aviation or airline industry, the aerospace engineering industry, and the airline or aviation fixed-base operator (fbo) industry. A large chunk of former Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott students are employed in the aerospace and defense industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. The real estate property management industry is perhaps the least commonly worked industry among Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott grads, with less than five percent of former students experienced in this area. The average salary for a grad from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is around $63K.

Gender

Graduates who took the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Jobs

Airline Pilots and Copilots win the contest for best-paid Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott alumni, making $115K on average every year, though Aerospace Engineers ($112K), and Software Engineers ($101K) are not far behind. Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Mechanical Engineers; alumni in this role face average salaries of about $60K.

Locations

A large number of students head to Phoenix, Ariz. after college. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Denver, Colo., which offers a median salary of approximately $87K. On the other hand, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott alumni who end up in Seattle, Wash. receive the lowest median salary of $46K. Other popular cities include Everett, Wash. and Annapolis, Md.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science & Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott can rake in a whopping average about $130K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $56K on average per year.

Skills

Many Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott grads have knowledge of Project Management, with slightly less than one-fifth of alumni using this program on the clock. For Embry grads, proficiency in Product Development warrants a paycheck that is 44 percent more than other alumni salaries. Competency in Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, and CATIA also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one-fourth of alumni are paid for vacation and just one-fifth of alumni for sick time. Most alums take advantage of a 401(k) plan. It is no small feat that most graduates are given health coverage, and nearly all respondents accept dental insurance. Embry grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Other schools similar to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott include Summit Christian College, Ottawa University-Online, and Ottawa University-Kansas City. Graduates of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott bring in larger median paychecks than alumni of comparable schools, but they make amounts closest to University of the West grads, who report a median of $44K.

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SAT Scores 1530 1880
ACT Scores 23 29

Key Stats for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) - Prescott, AZ

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %
Salary
$41,271 - $90,117
Salary
$45,813 - $93,460

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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