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

Long Island University, a school in Brookville, N.Y., has roughly 8,000 undergrads. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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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
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Director of Development (Fundraising)
3 salaries
$90,000  
   
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
3 salaries
$132,000  
Executive Assistant
3 salaries
$60,000  
Vice President (VP), Operations
3 salaries
$110,962  
Paralegal
3 salaries
$47,473  
Retail Store Manager
3 salaries
$53,000  
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
2 salaries
$96,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 171

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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 %

72 %

38 %


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Industry

Long Island University-C W Post Campus alumni can most commonly be found in the manufacturing industry, the health care industry, and public K-12 education, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The education industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Graduates of Long Island University-C W Post Campus earn $61K on average.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes around $58K where the average male graduate hauls home approximately $88K.

Jobs

Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads who become Chief Financial Officers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average about $132K annually. However, VPs of Operations and Information Technology Project Managers also rank as top-earners (bringing in $111K and $103K, respectively). Office Managers pick up $50K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.

Locations

A large number of students head to New York, N.Y. after college. Washington, DC 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 approximately $150K). Long Island University-C W Post Campus alumni in Hicksville, N.Y. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $65K. In addition, Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads flock to neighboring Melville, N.Y. as well as Hauppauge, 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 $131K on average per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Psychology — their annual income amounts to $35K on average.

Skills

Knowledge of Project Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 50 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (around $92K). Many Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads have knowledge of Project Management, with nearly one-eighth of alumni using this program on the clock. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Operations Management are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-fourth of alumni receive sick leave. It is no small feat that a fair number of former students are given health coverage, and more than half of graduates accept dental insurance. To plan for old age, a fair number of graduates maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Graduates of Long Island University are also recipients of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alumni of Fairleigh Dickinson University pick up average paychecks of $63K, which is closest to the amount made by Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads among similar schools. 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.

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
61 %
Male
39 %
Salary
$34,963 - $82,659
Salary
$44,749 - $117,130
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
$39,305 - $99,712
$46,799 - $129,511
$44,621 - $108,090

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