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Average Salary for Long Island University Alumni

This synopsis is derived from the responses of former Long Island University students who took PayScale's salary survey.

Long Island University Alumni
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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The health care services industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Following graduation, Long Island University students earn an average of $71K.


Many Long Island University grads end up living in New York, deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. With a median salary of $120K, San Francisco represents the highest-paid city popular among Long Island University grads. Home to the lowest median salary for Long Island University alumni is Portland, a popular place for former students despite its around $48K average paycheck.

Degree Major

Long Island University students with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) can expect to make the most money (about $103K per year) compared to their fellow graduates. A Bachelor's Degree is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with annual pay of $52K.


One in seven grads report using Operations Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Microsoft Word commands a pay premium of 58 percent for Long Island University grads. In addition, those who are savvy in Human Resources, Customer Service, and People Management are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for just over half of the graduates, but only half of the alumni are rewarded with paid sick leave. The greater part of alumni plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. For this school, the greater part of grads are the recipients of health benefits, and a fair portion of alumni pick up dental plans, too. Graduates of Long Island University are also recipients of a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats



52 %

female alumni


48 %

male alumni
$44,000 - $105,748
$46,589 - $103,587

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

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Popular Cities

$62,000 - $101,036

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