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Average Salary for Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) Alumni

Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads can expect to earn between $47K on the low end and $140K at the high end. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Marketing Coordinator
3 salaries
Executive Director
3 salaries
Software Engineer
3 salaries
Vice President (VP), Finance
3 salaries
Senior Accountant
2 salaries
General / Operations Manager
2 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 181

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Fairleigh Dickinson University

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The majority of Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) alumni wind up in the education industry.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of around $68K per year compared to men, who earn $88K.


Among Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) alumni, those working as Executive Directors report the highest median pay of approximately $140K, followed by VPs of Finance (about $130K), and Software Engineers ($113K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Marketing Coordinators — they bring in around $47K.


Many Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) students are New York, N.Y.-bound following college. With a median salary of $143K, Pearl River, N.Y. represents the highest-paid city popular among Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads is Newark, N.J. (median compensation is about $58K). Alumni express interest in Morristown, N.J. and Paramus, N.J. as well.

Degree Major

Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Master of Taxation (MTax) and earn a median salary of $148K per year. Graduates holding a B.A. in Psychology fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $45K.


Approximately one in ten grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. For Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads, proficiency in People Management warrants a paycheck that is 31 percent more than other alumni salaries. Competency in Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, and Microsoft Office also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in three grads receive sick leave. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, most alumni contribute to a 401(k). Most graduates enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a strong majority of alums receive dental plans, too. Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU)


47 %
53 %
$43,225 - $95,898
$41,748 - $117,945
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

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