Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) Alumni Average Salary

Students who graduate from Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) earn between around $45K from the lowest paying jobs to approximately $140K from the most lucrative. This report is based on the responses of Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
General / Operations Manager
3 salaries
Staff Accountant
2 salaries
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
2 salaries
Finance Director
2 salaries
Account Manager
2 salaries
Vice President (VP), Finance
2 salaries
Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Nov 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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The most popular professional field seems to be the telecommunications industry.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only $68K on average compared to about $90K for male graduates.


Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads who become Executive Directors garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $140K annually. However, VPs of Finance and Finance Directors also rank as top-earners (bringing in $130K and $107K, respectively). Sliding in near the bottom are Staff Accountants, who report earnings of around $45K.


Many Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads flock to Morristown, N.J. New York, N.Y. is also a common destination for Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $107K. Newark, N.J. is a popular spot for former Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $50K. Alumni express interest in Paramus, N.J. and Cherry Hill, N.J. as well.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) alumni are those with a B.A. in Business Administration — they earn close to $130K on average per year. Average annual salaries for those with a B.A. in Psychology are the lowest of the pack, earning about $45K.


Around an eighth of Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads wind up using Project Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. For Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) grads, proficiency in People Management warrants a paycheck that is 33 percent more than other alumni salaries. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Excel, Budget Management, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (two-fifths of alumni and one in three grads, respectively). Health insurance benefits extend to most alums, and the larger part of graduates sign up for dental plans. A large number of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Other benefits that Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) alumni receive are a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU)


46 %
54 %
$41,283 - $96,799
$42,163 - $113,802
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 35 votes.

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