Manhattan College Alumni Average Salary

Manhattan College, a Roman Catholic school in Riverdale, N.Y., has roughly 3,000 undergrads. Enthusiasm for sports runs deep here (Go Jaspers!), and the urban location affords rich cultural experiences for the students. This report is based on the answers of Manhattan graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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National Salary Data 
Civil Engineer
3 salaries
Mechanical Engineer
3 salaries
Project Manager, Engineering
3 salaries
Maintenance Manager
3 salaries
Assistant Construction Superintendent
2 salaries
Project Control Specialist
2 salaries
Rehabilitation Specialist
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Nov 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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About This School

4513 Manhattan College Parkway
Riverdale, NY 10471-4098


Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

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Graduates of Manhattan work in a variety of sectors including the civil engineering services industry, the financial services industry, and the engineering services industry. Among Manhattan grads, the consulting industry is a commonly chosen career field. In line with impressive SAT scores, Manhattan grads also report top-earning positions in the workforce. Graduates of Manhattan earn $78K on average.


Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $90K per year, but the second group takes home only around $69K.


Among Manhattan graduates, the biggest earners are Chief Financial Officers, who haul in about $200K on average. Next on the list are Maintenance Managers and Mechanical Engineers, bringing in $111K and approximately $74K, respectively. On the lower end, Civil Engineers report making $61K.


New York, N.Y. is filled with Manhattan grads. The top-paying city popular with Manhattan alumni is Boston, Mass., which offers a median salary of $220K. Durham, N.H. is a popular spot for former Manhattan students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $62K. Nearby White Plains, N.Y. and Lodi, Calif. also rank high on the list of cities for Manhattan grads.

Degree Major

Former Jaspers who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Jurisprudence, or Master of Law (LLM) and earn a median salary of approximately $157K per year. A Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (CE) is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of about $59K.


For former Jaspers, proficiency in Accounting warrants a paycheck that is 50 percent more than other alumni salaries. Many Manhattan grads have knowledge of Project Management, with approximately one in four alumni using this program on the clock. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of survey participants do get paid time off for vacation, but only about one-third of alumni get paid sick time. Most alums report contributing to a 401(k). Most survey participants receive health insurance, and a fair number of alumni get dental coverage. Other benefits awarded to Manhattan College alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alumni of Anna Maria College pick up average paychecks of $78K, which is closest to the amount made by Manhattan grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to Manhattan include Wagner College, Misericordia University, and Salve Regina University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1450 1770
ACT Scores 23 27

Key Stats for Manhattan College


32 %
68 %
$42,885 - $92,350
$48,081 - $119,550
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
$42,166 - $101,608
$60,221 - $67,392

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