Average Salary for Manhattan College Alumni

Manhattan College, a Roman Catholic school in Riverdale, N.Y., has roughly 3,000 undergrads. Students here support their sports teams in droves (Go Jaspers!), and the urban campus allows them to explore the city's many neighborhoods and cultural events. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

33
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

18
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for For Sports Fans

17
out of 346

Typical Early Career Salary

$57,500
Manhattan College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Civil Engineer
7 salaries
$61,141  
   
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
4 salaries
$200,000  
Mechanical Engineer
4 salaries
$78,500  
Project Manager, Engineering
3 salaries
$70,000  
Maintenance Manager
3 salaries
$110,959  
Rehabilitation Specialist
3 salaries
$63,346  
Program Project Manager
2 salaries
$96,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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About This School

4513 Manhattan College Parkway
Riverdale, NY 10471-4098

3,403

Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

74 %

24 %

70 %

31 %


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Industry

Graduates of Manhattan head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the civil engineering services industry, the engineering services industry, and the financial services industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The most popular field is the consulting industry. Manhattan graduates often advance into high-paying positions, which is somewhat expected given their above-average SAT scores. Starting salaries of $78K are the median among Manhattan grads.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes $67K where the average male graduate hauls home $92K.

Jobs

Former Manhattan students with an interest in making money consider becoming Chief Financial Officers, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to about $200K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Maintenance Managers (around $111K) and Mechanical Engineers (approximately $79K). Civil Engineers face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $61K.

Locations

New York, N.Y. is filled with Manhattan grads. It is no surprise that Boston, Mass., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $220K), is another of the most popular spots for former Manhattan students. On the other hand, Manhattan alumni who end up in Durham, N.H. receive the lowest median salary of approximately $62K. Nearby White Plains, N.Y. and Lodi, Calif. also rank high on the list of cities for Manhattan grads.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of around $157K per year, former Jaspers who have a Juris Doctor (JD), Law are the best paid among the alumni population. A B.A. in International Relations offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($45K).

Skills

Former Jaspers with Accounting abilities can expect to make 50 percent more than their former classmates (about $118K). Project Management is a popular skill among Manhattan alumni, with around one in four grads reporting using it on the job. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Though slightly more than half of the graduates get paid time off for vacation, only one in three grads receive paid sick leave. A large number of graduates participate in a 401(k) program. It is no small feat that a large number of alumni are given health coverage, and a fair number of alumni accept dental insurance. Other benefits that Manhattan College alumni receive are life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $77K for Anna Maria College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Manhattan grads. Wagner College, Misericordia University, and Salve Regina University are also similar to Manhattan.

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Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Manhattan College

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
Salary
$43,799 - $84,441
Salary
$49,158 - $119,550
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
$43,176 - $102,404
$61,182 - $66,732
$110,959
$111,000

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