Graduates of Pace go into IT services, the retail industry, and the health care industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The financial services industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. The health care information technology (it) services industry is perhaps the least commonly worked industry among Pace grads, with less than five percent of former students experienced in this area. Pace alumni rake in larger-than-average salaries, and they also score high on the SATs. Those with an education from Pace earn an average of $80K.
After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $57K per year compared to men, who earn around $92K.
In the Pace alumni professional community, Certified Scrummasters make the highest median pay (about $132K), though Senior Business Continuity Associates ($103K), and Corporate Controllers (approximately $85K) are close competitors. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Administrative Assistants — they bring in $49K.
Infamous for its meager salaries (average pay is the lowest at around $71K), slightly more than half of Pace students still call New York, N.Y. their home after graduation. Pace alumni in search of the largest paycheck, on the other hand, will find it in White Plains, N.Y. where $130K is the average pay. Other cities of interest include Nashville, Tenn. and Jersey City, N.J.
Financial compensation is highest for Pace grads with a Bachelor's Degree, Finance (average earnings climb to approximately $149K per year). A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($47K).
Many former Pace students are familiar with Project Management, and one in five grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Pace University grads who have experience with Project Management can expect to make 49 percent more than other alumni (about $120K on average). Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one in five survey participants for sick time. Most survey participants set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. It is no small feat that a large number of graduates are given health coverage, and a fair number of grads accept dental insurance. Alumni of Pace University also take in a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.
Median pay for St John's University grads is $68K, making their salaries most similar to those of Pace grads. New School, Seton Hall University, and Adelphi University are also similar to Pace.