New Jersey City University Alumni Average Salary

New Jersey City University is a university based in Jersey City, N.J. that is home to around 6,000 undergraduates. The figures in this rundown were provided by NJCU alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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College ROI Report

472nd

20 Year Net ROI 

$306,000

Annual ROI 

7.1%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$108,000

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College Salary Report

727th

Early Career Salary 

$44,000

Mid-Career Salary 

$66,600

% High Meaning 

40 %

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New Jersey City University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$23K$46K$69K
Teacher Assistant
4 salaries
$30,097  
   
Director of Operations
4 salaries
$66,500  
Administrative Coordinator
3 salaries
$50,000  
Elementary School Teacher
3 salaries
$51,000  
Middle School Teacher
3 salaries
$44,002  
Regulatory Affairs Specialist
3 salaries
$65,620  
Senior Accountant
3 salaries
$66,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Dec 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 208
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About This School

2039 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07305

6,437

State School

32 %

9 %

69 %

73 %


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Industry

Among NJCU grads, the school district industry is a commonly chosen career field. Those with a degree from NJCU make an average of about $50K.

Locations

Approximately one-fourth of NJCU students choose to remain in Jersey City, N.J. after graduation, where the average salary is actually the lowest at $45K. NJCU alumni in search of the largest paycheck, on the other hand, will find it in Secaucus, N.J. where $61K is the average pay.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid NJCU alumni are those with a Bachelor's Degree — they earn close to $52K on average per year.

Skills

Former Knights who have experience with Accounts Payable can expect to make 19 percent more than other alumni (approximately $60K on average). Data Entry is a common skill among NJCU alumni — roughly one in three grads mention using it at work. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Accounts Payable command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, a fair number of grads maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. For this school, a strong majority of former students are the recipients of health benefits, and a fair number of alums pick up dental plans, too. Other benefits awarded to New Jersey City University alumni include free drinks, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Kean University grads report the most similar salaries to NJCU alums, earning $51K on average. Other schools similar to NJCU include CUNY Bernard M Baruch College, CUNY Hunter College, and CUNY Brooklyn College.

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Key Stats for New Jersey City University

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %
Salary
$29,194 - $60,000
Salary
$52,072
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
31%
$29,194 - $79,075

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