Average Salary for Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) Alumni

Graduates of Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) on average end up making between approximately $45K at the bottom of the spectrum and $140K at the top. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) Alumni

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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
Executive Director
3 salaries
Vice President (VP), Finance
3 salaries
Software Engineer
3 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
2 salaries
General / Operations Manager
2 salaries
Finance Director
2 salaries
Account Manager
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 149
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The majority of alumni accept jobs in the education industry.


There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is $89K, but the median for the latter is only $68K.


Former Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) students with an interest in making money consider becoming Executive Directors, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to $140K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include VPs of Finance (about $130K) and Software Engineers (around $113K). Staff Accountants get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of $45K in this job.


A large number of students head to New York, N.Y. after college. Cherry Hill, N.J. is also a common destination for Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $130K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) alumni is Newark, N.J., where earnings average about $50K. Morristown, N.J. is also a top pick, as is Paramus, N.J.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $130K per year, Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads who have a B.A. in Business Administration are the best paid among the alumni population. Those holding a B.A. in Psychology are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in around $45K on average per year.


Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads who have experience with People Management can expect to make 34 percent more than other alumni (approximately $105K on average). Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is common among Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, nearly one-tenth of former students report doing so. Other prime know-hows include Project Management, Operations Management, and Budget Management.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in three grads get paid sick time. A large number of survey participants set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health coverage is awarded to most former students, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of grads as well. Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) graduates also take advantage of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU)


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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
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$52,711 - $132,453
$60,178 - $123,742

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