New York University (NYU) Alumni Average Salary

Combining good value and great education, New York University is ranked in the top 14 percent of universities by return on investment. Alumni report high financial returns compared to the tuition they paid to attend this a university based in New York, N.Y. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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24th

Early Career Salary 

$96,700

Mid-Career Salary 

$157,000

% High Meaning 

49 %

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New York University (NYU) School Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Marketing Manager
3 salaries
$72,589  
   
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
3 salaries
$48,950  
Social Worker
3 salaries
$45,000  
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
2 salaries
$135,000  
Information Technology (IT) Manager
2 salaries
$92,250  
Senior Marketing Manager
2 salaries
$77,500  
Data Analyst
2 salaries
$56,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 171

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About This School

70 Washington Sq South
New York, NY 10012-1091

22,615

Private School, Research University

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Industry

Graduates of NYU are found working in a number of different fields including clinical care, IT services, and the education industry. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the financial services industry. Former NYU graduates bring in $68K on average.

Gender

There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in about $78K after graduating from NYU, the average woman earns only $62K.

Jobs

Information Technology Managers win the contest for best-paid NYU alumni, making $92K on average every year, though Senior Marketing Managers (around $78K), and Marketing Managers (approximately $73K) are not far behind. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Social Workers — they bring in $45K.

Locations

New York is a popular place for NYU students to settle after graduation, and over one-half of grads find steadfast employment in the city. With a median salary of $113K, Stamford, Conn. represents the highest-paid city popular among NYU grads. On the other hand, NYU alumni who end up in Portland, Ore. receive the lowest median salary of $50K. Los Angeles, Calif. and Newark, N.J. also rank high on the list of cities.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance leads to the highest pay for NYU grads (about $150K on average per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Master's Degree (approximately $41K on average annually).

Skills

Competency in Strategic Planning translates into above-average pay for New York University grads — they earn 63 percent more than their fellow graduates. Nearly one in eight grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though a little less than half of the former students get paid time off for vacation, only two-fifths of alumni receive paid sick leave. Most respondents save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance benefits extend to most graduates, and the larger part of grads sign up for dental plans. Graduates of New York University are also recipients of a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Median pay for Brandeis University grads is $67K, making their salaries most similar to those of NYU grads. Other schools similar to NYU include Columbia University in the City of New York, Yeshiva University, and Princeton University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1890 2190
ACT Scores 28 32

Key Stats for New York University (NYU)

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %
Salary
$38,450 - $79,806
Salary
$42,282 - $113,641

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%
$36,173 - $74,965
$31,429 - $69,886
$36,241 - $102,789
$50,971 - $78,611
UBS
$112,500
$78,500

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