Pace University - New York, NY Alumni Average Salary

Around 8,000 undergrads attend Pace University, a school in New York, N.Y.. The school sits in the top 15 percent of universities by return on investment. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Pace University - New York, NY Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Financial Analyst
6 salaries
Physician Assistant (PA)
5 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
5 salaries
4 salaries
Corporate Controller
4 salaries
Registered Nurse (RN)
4 salaries
Vice President (VP), Human Resources (HR)
4 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 337
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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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Pace alumni can most commonly be found in the health care industry, the education industry, and IT services, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The majority of Pace alumni wind up in the financial services industry. 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 around $79K.


After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average about $87K per year compared to females' $71K.


In the Pace alumni professional community, VPs of Human Resources make the highest median pay ($169K), though Physician Assistants (approximately $78K), and Senior Financial Analysts ($76K) are close competitors. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Accountants — they bring in $54K.


Upon earning their degrees, many Pace grads prefer to remain in New York; in fact, approximately half of grads appreciate the area so much that they find permanent jobs there. In addition, former Pace students often head to San Francisco, Calif. after graduating, where the median salary comes to $128K in this top-paying city. Pace alumni in Newark, N.J. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at about $56K. Other popular cities for Pace alumni include nearby White Plains, N.Y. and Stamford, Conn.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Information Systems (IS) leads to the highest pay for Pace grads (approximately $197K on average per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Master of Science (MS), Publishing — their annual income amounts to around $44K on average.


Pace University grads with Operations Management abilities can expect to make 58 percent more than their former classmates ($125K). Pace alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Excel, with nearly one in eight grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. In addition, those who are savvy in Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Financial Analysis are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. A large number of grads plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health coverage is awarded to a large number of alumni, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of alums as well. Other benefits that Pace University alumni receive are life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

St John's University graduates, who earn $68K on average, make a similar amount to Pace grads. Other schools similar to Pace include New School, Seton Hall University, and Adelphi University.

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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


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52 %
$41,051 - $98,465
$44,491 - $127,116
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
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