Long Island University - C W Post Campus Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Brookville, N.Y., Long Island University, a school, has a student population of roughly 8,000. The figures in this rundown were provided by Long Island University-C W Post Campus alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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College ROI Report

926th

20 Year Net ROI 

$142,100

Annual ROI 

3.0%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$190,900

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College Salary Report

521st

Early Career Salary 

$43,300

Mid-Career Salary 

$73,900

% High Meaning 

55.0%

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Long Island University - C W Post Campus Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$60K$120K$180K
Executive Assistant
3 salaries
$60,000  
   
Director of Development (Fundraising)
3 salaries
$90,000  
Retail Store Manager
3 salaries
$53,000  
Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
2 salaries
$156,944  
Librarian
2 salaries
$48,500  
Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager
2 salaries
$128,310  
High School Teacher
2 salaries
$60,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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About This School

720 Northern Blvd
Brookville, NY 11548-1300

Long Island University C.W. Post Campus

7,983

Private School

39 %

7 %

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Industry

Professionally, the manufacturing industry, public K-12 education, and higher education are popular business areas among Long Island University-C W Post Campus alumni. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the education industry. Starting salaries of approximately $60K are the median among Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads.

Gender

After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $56K per year compared to men, who earn $87K.

Jobs

In the Long Island University-C W Post Campus alumni professional community, Senior Information Technology Managers make the highest median pay ($128K), though Elementary School Principals ($125K), and Directors of Fundraising Development (about $90K) are close competitors. On the lower end, Librarians report making around $49K.

Locations

Many Long Island University-C W Post Campus students are New York, N.Y.-bound following college. Basking Ridge, N.J. is another hot spot for Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to $96K). Home to the lowest median salary for Long Island University-C W Post Campus alumni is Hicksville, N.Y., a popular place for former students despite its $65K average paycheck. Other popular cities for Long Island University-C W Post Campus alumni include nearby Hauppauge, N.Y. and Melville, N.Y.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Finance will compensate Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in about $131K on average per year. Graduates holding a B.A. in Psychology fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of around $33K.

Skills

Long Island University grads with Project Management abilities can expect to make 52 percent more than their former classmates (approximately $92K). Long Island University-C W Post Campus alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with close to an eighth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one in three grads are paid for vacation and just one in four survey participants for sick time. A large number of survey participants take advantage of a 401(k) plan. A large number of former students receive health insurance, and more than half of former students get dental coverage. Graduates of Long Island University are also recipients of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Median pay for Mercy College grads is $61K, making their salaries most similar to those of Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads. The New York Institute of Technology, College of New Rochelle, and Iona College are also similar to Long Island University-C W Post Campus.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1300 1590
ACT Scores 19 23

Key Stats for Long Island University - C W Post Campus

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %
Salary
$34,571 - $81,251
Salary
$45,293 - $113,616
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

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