Average Salary for Long Island University - C W Post Campus Alumni

Long Island University is a university based in Brookville, N.Y. that is home to around 8,000 undergraduates. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Overall College ROI Rank

926
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

280
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for None

31
out of 75

Typical Early Career Salary

$45,400
Long Island University - C W Post Campus Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$60K$120K$180K
Retail Store Manager
3 salaries
$53,000  
   
Director of Development (Fundraising)
3 salaries
$90,000  
Executive Assistant
3 salaries
$60,000  
Assistant Controller
2 salaries
$115,755  
Paralegal
2 salaries
$52,500  
High School Teacher
2 salaries
$60,000  
Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
2 salaries
$156,944  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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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

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Industry

Long Island University-C W Post Campus alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include public K-12 education, the health care industry, and the manufacturing industry. Among Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads, the education industry is a commonly chosen career field. Median pay for those who graduated from Long Island University-C W Post Campus amounts to approximately $63K.

Gender

After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average $88K per year compared to females' $58K.

Jobs

In the Long Island University-C W Post Campus alumni professional community, Elementary School Principals make the highest median pay ($125K), though Information Technology Project Managers ($97K), and Directors of Fundraising Development (about $90K) are close competitors. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Retail Store Managers — they bring in around $53K.

Locations

The most popular destination for former Long Island University-C W Post Campus students is New York, N.Y. It is also not uncommon to find former Long Island University-C W Post Campus students living and working in Washington, DC — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of approximately $150K. On the far end of the pay scale, Long Island University-C W Post Campus alumni often reside in San Diego, Calif., which is home to the lowest pay at $63K. Nearby Melville, N.Y. is also a top pick for Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads, as is Hauppauge, N.Y.

Degree Major

Long Island University-C W Post Campus students with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Finance can expect to make the most money ($131K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Psychology ($33K on average annually).

Skills

Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads are usually competent in Project Management, and nearly one in eight alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Long Island University grads with Financial Analysis abilities can expect to make 45 percent more than their former classmates ($92K). Experience with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one-third of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-third of alumni get sick time. Most alums save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance benefits extend to a large number of respondents, and the larger part of grads sign up for dental plans. Long Island University graduates also take advantage of life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages about $63K for Fairleigh Dickinson University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads. Other schools similar to Long Island University-C W Post Campus include the New York Institute of Technology, College of New Rochelle, and Iona College.

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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
60 %
Male
40 %
Salary
$34,765 - $85,177
Salary
$45,121 - $117,130

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
$32,149 - $98,544
$45,000 - $110,000
$45,201 - $115,471

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