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 overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

516th

20 Year Net ROI 

$285,000

Annual ROI 

6.6%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$109,000

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College Salary Report

727th

Early Career Salary 

$44,000

Mid-Career Salary 

$66,600

% High Meaning 

40 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

New Jersey City University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$26K$52K$78K
Director of Operations
4 salaries
$66,500  
   
Staff Accountant
3 salaries
$58,958  
Human Resources (HR) Manager
3 salaries
$77,000  
Compensation Specialist
3 salaries
$52,072  
Administrative Assistant
3 salaries
$35,000  
Middle School Teacher
3 salaries
$44,002  
Senior Accountant
3 salaries
$66,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 216

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About This School

2039 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07305

6,437

State School

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9 %

69 %

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Industry

A large chunk of former NJCU students are employed in the school district industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Despite the excellent SAT scores reported by NJCU alumni, former students go on to earn relatively modest salaries. Those with an education from NJCU earn an average of $50K.

Locations

Though Jersey City, N.J. offers the least in terms of financial rewards (median pay is the lowest at about $45K), slightly less than a third of NJCU students continue living here after college. For those seeking more money, New York, N.Y. is a popular destination for former NJCU students; median pay is $54K.

Degree Major

NJCU grads who hold a Bachelor's Degree can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average approximately $49K per year.

Skills

Competency in Accounts Payable translates into above-average pay for former Knights — they earn 21 percent more than their fellow graduates. Data Entry is a popular skill among NJCU alumni, with nearly one-third of workers reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Accounts Payable.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of respondents have medical plans, and a strong majority of alums have dental insurance. A fair number of alums participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Other benefits awarded to New Jersey City University alumni include free drinks, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Median pay for CUNY Brooklyn College grads is $51K, making their salaries most similar to those of NJCU grads. CUNY Bernard M Baruch College, Kean University, and CUNY Hunter College are also similar to NJCU.

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Key Stats for New Jersey City University

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %
Salary
$28,993 - $55,955
Salary
$52,072
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%
$28,993 - $61,042

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