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

Located in Brookville, N.Y., roughly 8,000 students call Long Island University home for four years. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by Long Island University-C W Post Campus graduates who completed 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
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Executive Assistant
4 salaries
$64,000  
   
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
3 salaries
$132,000  
Education Director
3 salaries
$53,326  
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
3 salaries
$103,000  
Vice President (VP), Operations
3 salaries
$110,962  
Retail Store Manager
3 salaries
$53,000  
Office Manager
3 salaries
$50,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 185

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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 %

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72 %

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Industry

Graduates of Long Island University-C W Post Campus work in a variety of industries including the medical device manufacturing industry, the financial services industry, and public K-12 education. The most popular career sector among alumni is the education industry. Graduates of Long Island University-C W Post Campus typically earn $64K.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes approximately $59K where the average male graduate hauls home $84K.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among Long Island University-C W Post Campus alumni are Chief Financial Officers; they earn a median annual salary of around $132K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at about $103K and $100K are Information Technology Project Managers and Corporate Controllers. Sliding in near the bottom are Case Managers, who report earnings of $33K.

Locations

New York is filled with Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads. Melville is also a common destination for Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of approximately $92K. Relative to other popular cities, Brookville ranks low on the pay scale (average pay is $42K); however, Long Island University grads enjoy the area so much that they often choose to reside here after graduation despite the drawback in salary. In addition, Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads flock to neighboring Hauppauge as well as Hicksville.

Degree Major

Long Island University grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management and earn $110K 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

Long Island University grads with Project Management abilities can expect to make 44 percent more than their former classmates (about $93K). Many Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads have knowledge of Project Management, with around one in eight alumni using this program on the clock. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Operations Management are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Lacking in the benefits department, just one in three grads report compensation for sick days and only one in four survey participants get vacation time. Most alums allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. It is no small feat that most respondents are given health coverage, and a majority of respondents accept dental insurance. Long Island University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Fairleigh Dickinson University grads (who make an average of $63K) earn salaries most similar to Long Island University-C W Post Campus alumni. New York Institute of Technology, The College of New Rochelle, and Iona College are also similar to Long Island University-C W Post Campus.

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
58 %
Male
42 %
Salary
$34,735 - $84,187
Salary
$42,260 - $111,893
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
$38,978 - $98,554
$35,235 - $115,471
$44,621 - $108,090

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