Average Salary for Pace University - New York, NY Alumni

Students looking for a top-value school need look no further than Pace University. It is a university based in New York, N.Y. that is ranked in the top 15 percent of universities by return on investment. This report is based on the answers of Pace graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Overall College ROI Rank

181
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

69
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Research Universities

79
out of 267

Typical Early Career Salary

$51,500
Pace University - New York, NY Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Financial Analyst
7 salaries
$56,000  
   
Physician Assistant (PA)
7 salaries
$89,320  
Senior Financial Analyst
5 salaries
$76,457  
Corporate Controller
5 salaries
$84,964  
Registered Nurse (RN)
5 salaries
$63,871  
Accountant
4 salaries
$53,500  
President
4 salaries
$215,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 412
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About This School

1 Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038-1598

Pace University

8,289

Private School, Research University

51 %

10 %

65 %

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Industry

Pace alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the health care industry, the education industry, and IT services. The financial services industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Pace graduates often advance into high-paying positions, which is somewhat expected given their above-average SAT scores. The average salary for a grad from Pace is $79K.

Gender

In the Pace alumni community, men make a median salary of $86K compared to their female counterparts, who earn $70K.

Jobs

Among Pace alumni, those working as Presidents report the highest median pay of about $215K, followed by Physician Assistants (approximately $89K), and Corporate Controllers (around $85K). Salaries are anything but generous for Financial Analysts, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at $56K.

Locations

Rather than relocating after graduation, many Pace alumni (nearly one-half of) end up finding permanent jobs in New York. Pace grads also flock to Atlanta, Ga., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is around $109K). On the far end of the pay scale, Pace alumni often reside in Philadelphia, Pa., which is home to the lowest pay at approximately $65K. Other cities of interest among Pace alumni include nearby White Plains, N.Y. and Stamford, Conn.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Business Administration leads to the highest pay for Pace grads ($128K on average per year). Average annual salaries for those with a B.A. in Communication are the lowest of the pack, earning $44K.

Skills

Roughly one in seven grads report using Microsoft Excel as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Competency in Operations Management translates into above-average pay for Pace University grads — they earn 76 percent more than their fellow graduates. Other prime know-hows include Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one in three grads are paid for vacation and just one in four survey participants for sick time. Most grads set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a large number of graduates are rewarded with health insurance and a fair number of survey participants report dental coverage, too. Pace University grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages about $68K for St John's University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Pace grads. New School, Seton Hall University, and Adelphi University are also similar to Pace.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
940 1140
ACT Scores 21 25

Key Stats for Pace University - New York, NY

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %
Salary
$40,769 - $98,012
Salary
$45,343 - $126,113
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.
$41,669 - $113,899
$43,631 - $135,238
$62,500 - $100,000
$86,476 - $147,395
$72,000 - $280,000
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