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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New Jersey City University School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
1-4 years
3 salaries
5-9 years
3 salaries
10-19 years
3 salaries
20 years or more
4 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About This School

2039 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07305


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32 %

9 %

69 %

73 %


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.


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.


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.

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


79 %
21 %
$28,993 - $55,955
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$28,993 - $61,042

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