New Jersey City University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Jersey City, N.J., New Jersey City University, a school, has a student population of roughly 6,000. This report is based on the responses of NJCU graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

Read More

College ROI Report

672nd

20 Year Net ROI 

$215,600

Annual ROI 

5.8%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$107,400

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

516th

Early Career Salary 

$46,000

Mid-Career Salary 

$73,100

% High Meaning 

47.4%

Compare to Other Schools

New Jersey City University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$25K$50K$75K
Payroll Manager
2 salaries
$73,250  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

About This School

2039 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07305

6,437

State School

32 %

9 %

69 %

73 %


Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY; IPEDS (As of January, 2015)

Industry

NJCU alumni can most commonly be found in the financial services industry, the school district industry, and the early childhood education industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most popular professional field seems to be the education industry. Following graduation, NJCU students earn an average of about $53K.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes $51K where the average male graduate hauls home $63K.

Locations

More often than not, NJCU grads continue living in Jersey City, N.J. (a little less than one-fifth of former students to be exact) even though the average salary here takes last place on the pay scale ($42K). On the flipside, NJCU grads seeking above-average pay can find soaring salaries in Lakewood, N.J. where median pay is approximately $73K. In addition, NJCU grads flock to neighboring Newark, N.J. as well as Paramus, N.J.

Degree Major

NJCU grads who hold a Bachelor of Science in Finance can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average around $92K per year. A B.A. in Art History commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $38K.

Skills

For former Knights, proficiency in People Management warrants a paycheck that is 51 percent more than other alumni salaries. Many NJCU grads have knowledge of Microsoft Office, with about one in eight alumni using this program on the clock. Also considered top-notch skills are Project Management, Customer Service, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

Slightly more than two-fifths of alums can rely on paid vacation days, but just one in four survey participants have the luxury of paid sick time. A fair number of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). A fair number of respondents enjoy benefits like health insurance, while more than half of former students receive dental plans, too. Other benefits awarded to New Jersey City University alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, CUNY Queens College grads (who make an average of around $52K) earn salaries most similar to NJCU alumni. CUNY Bernard M Baruch College, Kean University, and CUNY Hunter College are also similar to NJCU.

New Jersey City University Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
820 1013
ACT Scores

Key Stats for New Jersey City University

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %
Salary
$31,340 - $63,606
Salary
$40,425 - $91,806
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

More Salary Charts for New Jersey City University

Most Popular Job for New Jersey City University Alumni
Median Salary Charts


Most Popular Years Experience for New Jersey City University Alumni
Median Salary Charts


Most Popular City for New Jersey City University Alumni
Median Salary Charts


Most Popular State or Province for New Jersey City University Alumni
Median Salary Charts


Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon

ADVERTISEMENT

Recent Blog Posts on Career News

    Here's Why Your Office Is So Cold
    If you're a woman and work in an office, you're probably longing for fall, and not because you enjoy autumnal fashion and Pumpkin Spice Lattes. No, fo...
    What You Need to Know About Furloughs
    In an ideal world, there would be no issues regarding compensation for work. You would go to work when you are supposed to, and in exchange, your empl...
    3 Reasons Office Gossip Might Not Be All Bad
    When we think of office gossip, a lot of bad associations come to mind. The popular idea is that this kind of chatter is counter-productive, harmful, ...

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Log in with LinkedIn

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.