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Average Salary for Moscow State University Alumni

Moscow State University grads can expect to earn between $95K and $113K. The data in this summary come from Moscow State University alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

Moscow State University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Senior Software Engineer
3 salaries
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
3 salaries
Principal Software Engineer
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
United States (change)


The software development industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Moscow State University graduates see an estimated starting salary of $89K.


There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in $99K after graduating from Moscow State University, the average woman earns only about $70K.


Moscow State University grads who become Principal Software Engineers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in approximately $113K annually. However, Senior Software Engineers also rank as top-earners (bringing in around $110K). Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Professors; alumni in this role face average salaries of $95K.


New York is a hot spot for Moscow State University alum. In addition, former Moscow State University students often head to Seattle after graduating, where typical salaries come to about $115K in this top-paying city. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Moscow State University alumni is San Francisco, where earnings average $67K. Other cities of interest include Mountain View and Chicago.

Degree Major

A Master of Computer Science (MCS), Computer Science (CS) leads to the highest pay for Moscow State University grads ($111K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) (around $37K annually).


Nearly one in six grads report using SQL as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. For Moscow State University grads, proficiency in C# warrants a paycheck that is 68 percent more than other alumni salaries. Project Management, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Excel are among other dominant skills.

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). The vast majority of grads participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance benefits extend to nearly all survey participants, and a solid majority of alums sign up for dental plans. Other benefits awarded to Moscow State University alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, free drinks, and gym / health club / fitness membership.

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Key Stats

42 %
58 %
$38,395 - $101,736
$43,676 - $120,000
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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