Pace University - New York, NY Alumni Average Salary

Pace University is a university known for giving students excellent value for their tuition costs. Located in New York, N.Y., the school is ranked in the top 15 percent of universities by return on investment. Replies from former Pace students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Pace University - New York, NY Alumni

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Attorney / Lawyer
14 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
13 salaries
Associate Attorney
10 salaries
Executive Assistant
10 salaries
Financial Analyst
9 salaries
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
9 salaries
Senior Project Manager, IT
9 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,026

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About This School

1 Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038-1598

Pace University


Private School, Research University

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Graduates of Pace head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; IT services, the health care industry, and the marketing, advertising, and media management industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The financial services industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Pace graduates in the health care information technology (it) services industry are hard pressed to find, with less than five percent of former students taking up work in this field. In line with impressive SAT scores, Pace grads also report top-earning positions in the workforce. Those with a degree from Pace make an average of $79K.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $64K per year compared to men, who earn about $90K.


Among Pace graduates, the biggest earners are Certified Scrummasters, who haul in approximately $132K on average. Next on the list are Finance Directors and Senior Business Continuity Associates, bringing in around $120K and $103K, respectively. Administrative Assistants face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $49K.


Just over a half of Pace grads stay in New York, N.Y., even though it offers the lowest median pay (about $69K). On the flipside, Pace grads seeking above-average pay can find soaring salaries in White Plains, N.Y. where median pay is around $113K. Jersey City, N.J. is also a top pick, as is Nashville, Tenn.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree, Finance earns Pace students the most money after college (an average $149K per year). A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($47K).


Knowledge of Project Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 51 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (approximately $120K). Just under one in five Pace grads wind up using Project Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Financial Analysis are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in five survey participants get paid sick time. A large number of graduates have medical plans, and a fair number of respondents have dental insurance. Most former students report contributing to a 401(k). Pace University graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym / health club / fitness membership.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, St John's University grads (who make an average of $68K) earn salaries most similar to Pace alumni. New School, Seton Hall University, and Adelphi University are also similar to Pace.

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
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