The most popular professional field seems to be the engineering services industry. Pulling in paychecks on the larger end are NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads, which is not shocking considering the high SAT scores reported by this demographic. Following graduation, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering students earn an average of $95K.
Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $100K per year, but the second group takes home only $62K.
In addition, former NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering students often head to Bethpage, N.Y. after graduating, where the median salary comes to around $103K in this top-paying city. On the other end, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads flock to New York, N.Y., which actually offers the weakest median salary of about $75K.
A graduate with a Bachelor's Degree from NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering can rake in a whopping average $119K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (EE) — their annual income amounts to approximately $80K on average.
Microsoft Office is a common skill among NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni — about a fourth of grads mention using it at work. Knowledge of People Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 54 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (around $146K). Project Management, Java, and Autodesk AutoCAD are among other dominant skills.
Benefits and Perks
Perks, including paid vacation and sick time, are awarded to a fair number of survey participants. Dental insurance applies to a strong majority of alums, and a large number of survey participants report health coverage. Most survey participants save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Polytechnic Institute of New York University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and stock purchase plan.
Stevens Institute of Technology grads report the most similar salaries to NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alums, earning about $89K on average. Drexel University, Clark University, and Duquesne University are also similar to NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering.