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Average Salary for Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) Alumni

Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads can expect to earn between $45K and about $142K. Replies from former Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) Alumni

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Vice President (VP), Finance
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Executive Director
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Marketing Coordinator
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Information Technology (IT) Manager
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Software Engineer
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Director of Operations
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The most popular career sector among alumni is the education industry. Graduates of Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) typically earn approximately $80K.


Male graduates of Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of around $91K versus $70K for women.


The most lucrative professionals among Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) alumni are Executive Directors; they earn a median annual salary of $142K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $134K and approximately $110K are VPs of Finance and Directors of Operations. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Staff Accountants, making an average of $45K.


Home to a large number of Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) alums, New York is by far the most attractive city for these former students. Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Cherry Hill, which offers median salaries of $129K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) alumni is Newark, where earnings average $58K. Other cities of interest include Morristown and Paramus.

Degree Major

With annual earnings of $140K per year, Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), International Business are the best paid among the alumni population. Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Biology are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in about $50K per year.


Financial Analysis commands a pay premium of 17 percent for Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads. About one in ten Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-third of alumni get sick time. A strong majority of respondents save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A solid majority of graduates enjoy benefits like health insurance, while most graduates receive dental plans, too. Additional perks enjoyed by Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats

49 %
51 %
$44,330 - $97,645
$45,286 - $118,027
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.
$51,566 - $131,614
$35,745 - $122,350
$45,000 - $95,436
$42,729 - $78,611
$48,605 - $76,302

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