Long Island University - C W Post Campus Alumni Average Salary

Long Island University is a university based in Brookville, N.Y. that is home to around 8,000 undergraduates. This report is based on the responses of Long Island University-C W Post Campus graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

1211th

20 Year Net ROI 

$80,900

Annual ROI 

1.9%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$199,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

502nd

Early Career Salary 

$43,400

Mid-Career Salary 

$76,200

% High Meaning 

55 %

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Long Island University - C W Post Campus Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
General / Operations Manager
5 salaries
$68,784  
   
Executive Assistant
5 salaries
$60,000  
Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School
4 salaries
$55,769  
Staff Accountant
4 salaries
$54,000  
Director, Marketing & Business Development
3 salaries
$75,000  
Director of Development (Fundraising)
3 salaries
$55,955  
Director of Operations
3 salaries
$115,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Aug 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 396
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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

The manufacturing industry, the school district industry, and the health care industry are just a few of the areas in which Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads find work. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the health care services industry. Graduates of Long Island University-C W Post Campus earn $58K on average.

Gender

There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is around $80K, but the median for the latter is only $58K.

Jobs

Former Long Island University-C W Post Campus students with an interest in making money consider becoming Business Managers, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to approximately $71K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Directors of Fundraising Development ($70K) and Executive Assistants (about $67K). Sliding in near the bottom are Receptionists, who report earnings of $35K.

Locations

Melville, N.Y. is a hub for Long Island University-C W Post Campus graduates — a large number call this city home. With a median salary of $130K, Washington, DC represents the highest-paid city popular among Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads. On the other hand, Long Island University-C W Post Campus alumni who end up in New York, N.Y. receive the lowest median salary of about $62K. Long Island University-C W Post Campus alumni express interest in nearby Amityville, N.Y. and Port Washington, N.Y. as well.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management leads to the highest pay for Long Island University-C W Post Campus grads ($176K on average per year). A Master of Science (MS), Mental Health Counseling is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of around $44K.

Skills

Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for Long Island University grads — they earn 54 percent more than their fellow graduates. Nearly one-eighth of grads report using Microsoft Excel as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Word rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (one-third of alumni and one-fifth of alumni, respectively). A strong majority of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). A strong majority of survey participants have medical plans, and a majority of alumni have dental insurance. Long Island University graduates also take advantage of tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Alumni of Touro College pick up average paychecks of $58K, 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.

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Key Stats for Long Island University - C W Post Campus

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %
Salary
$34,392 - $77,808
Salary
$45,914 - $108,965
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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