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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College ROI Report

181st

20 Year Net ROI 

$423,600

Annual ROI 

5.9%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$209,400

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College Salary Report

154th

Early Career Salary 

$51,500

Mid-Career Salary 

$89,600

% High Meaning 

37.4%

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Pace University - New York, NY Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$60K$120K$180K
Financial Analyst
6 salaries
$60,295  
   
Physician Assistant (PA)
5 salaries
$78,181  
Senior Financial Analyst
5 salaries
$76,457  
Accountant
4 salaries
$53,500  
Corporate Controller
4 salaries
$75,000  
Registered Nurse (RN)
4 salaries
$62,400  
Vice President (VP), Human Resources (HR)
4 salaries
$169,000  
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

8,289

Private School, Research University

51 %

10 %

65 %

42 %


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Industry

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.

Gender

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

Jobs

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.

Locations

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.

Skills

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

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %
Salary
$41,051 - $98,465
Salary
$44,491 - $127,116
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

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