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Average Salary for Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) - Main Campus Alumni

Overall College ROI Rank

152
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

51
out of 420
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

55
out of 445

Typical Early Career Salary

$51,500
Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) - Main Campus Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Mechanical Engineer
52 salaries
$68,346  
   
Software Engineer
39 salaries
$70,199  
Project Engineer
34 salaries
$72,293  
Electrical Engineer
33 salaries
$67,867  
Civil Engineer
26 salaries
$59,978  
Financial Analyst
26 salaries
$56,545  
Structural Engineer
25 salaries
$64,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,347
United States (change)

About This School

201 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802-1589

Pennsylvania State University (PSU)

admissions.psu.edu/

39,192

State Schools, Research Universities, Party Schools, For Sports Fans

86 %

26 %

49 %

19 %

The Pennsylvania State University, commonly referred to as Penn State or PSU, is a public research university with campuses and facilities in Pennsylvania. Founded in 1855, the university has a stated threefold mission of teaching, research, and public service. Its instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education offered…
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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1630 1940
ACT Scores 25 29

Key Stats for Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) - Main Campus

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Salary
$34,234 - $77,777
Salary
$42,855 - $96,438
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1121 votes.
$38,421 - $84,378
$54,979 - $122,465
$31,619 - $81,636
$54,000 - $79,456
$60,289 - $90,691
$58,137 - $95,852
$41,024 - $91,428
$37,777 - $88,147
$46,710 - $91,081
$32,388 - $84,765

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