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Average Salary for Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) Alumni

Polytechnic Institute of New York University, a private research school in Brooklyn, N.Y., has roughly 2,000 undergrads. Students at this private university often excel at engineering. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Software Engineer
21 salaries
$83,682  
   
Electrical Engineer
10 salaries
$66,292  
Mechanical Engineer
8 salaries
$69,500  
Software Developer
7 salaries
$69,000  
Project Manager, Construction
6 salaries
$65,000  
Project Engineer
5 salaries
$65,000  
Project Manager, Engineering
5 salaries
$118,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 327
United States (change)

Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) Details

Six Metrotech Ctr
Brooklyn, NY 11201

www.poly.edu

Polytechnic University of New York, Brooklyn

www.poly.edu/admissions

2,071

Private Schools, Research Universities, Engineering

62 %

97 %

69 %

47 %

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Industry

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the aerospace and defense industry, the construction industry, and the engineering services industry. The majority of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni wind up in the financial services industry. NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering graduates often advance into high-paying positions, which is somewhat expected given their above-average SAT scores. Following graduation, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering students earn an average of $87K.

Gender

After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males tend to earn $91K per year compared to females' about $71K. Home to more men than women (the school's student population is more than 3 to 1 male-to-female), most graduates here are men.

Jobs

The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni who make the most are Engineering Project Managers; they report a median pay of around $118K. Software Engineers and Mechanical Engineers draw in a fair amount as well — $84K and approximately $70K. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Project Engineers — they bring in $65K.

Locations

Those with a degree from NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering often relocate to New York after college. NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads also flock to San Diego, which is home to salaries significantly above average (typical pay is $140K). The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni is Austin, where earnings average around $75K. Close-by Melville and Jersey City are also desirable cities among NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni are those with a Doctorate (PhD), Electrical Engineering (EE) — they earn close to $128K per year. A Master of Science (MS), Civil Engineering (CE) offers the lowest annual financial reward (approximately $53K).

Skills

Project Management is a popular skill among NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni, with close to a fifth of workers reporting using it on the job. For Polytechnic Institute of New York University grads, proficiency in Project Management warrants a paycheck that is 17 percent more than other alumni salaries. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and AutoCAD.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one in three grads are paid for vacation and just one in three grads for sick time. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; the greater part of former students are rewarded with health insurance and most alumni report dental coverage, too. The greater part of survey participants participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Polytechnic Institute of New York University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $93K for Stevens Institute of Technology alumni, making their earnings most comparable to NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads. Drexel University, Clark University, and Duquesne University are also similar to NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1190 1370
ACT Scores 27 31

Key Stats

Female
15 %
Male
85 %
Salary
$46,883 - $84,464
Salary
$54,039 - $121,175
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.
$121,278
$128,380
$81,301
$80,576
$47,912 - $109,186
$74,000 - $137,500
$73,698 - $122,084
$105,000 - $145,000
$108,000 - $147,458

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