Average Salary for Long Island University Alumni

Following graduation, Long Island University students earn an average of $71K. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Long Island University grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Long Island University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Retail Manager
2 salaries
$48,000  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Industry

A large chunk of former Long Island University students are employed in the health care services industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. The telecommunications industry is perhaps the least commonly worked industry among Long Island University grads, with one in twenty former students experienced in this area.

Locations

Many Long Island University students are New York, N.Y.-bound following college. San Francisco, Calif. is also a common destination for Long Island University grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of about $120K. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Long Island University alumni is Portland, Ore., which offers a median salary of $48K.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance leads to the highest pay for Long Island University grads (around $112K on average per year). On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor's Degree tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average approximately $51K per year.

Skills

Many former Long Island University students are familiar with Operations Management, and just under one-fifth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Long Island University grads with Microsoft Office abilities can expect to make 58 percent more than their former classmates ($113K). Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, People Management, and Budget Management.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of alumni enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. A large number of alums participate in a 401(k) program. It is no small feat that a large number of respondents are given health coverage, and a strong majority of grads accept dental insurance. Other benefits that Long Island University alumni receive are a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Long Island University

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %
Salary
$41,873 - $117,914
Salary
$46,071 - $104,568
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
28%

Job Satisfaction

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

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