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

The Polytechnic Institute of New York University, a school in Brooklyn, N.Y., has roughly 2,000 undergrads. With a male-to-female ratio of 5-to-1, there are more men than women in the pool of respondents. In addition, male grads generally bring in more money than their female equivalents according to alumni reports. This summary is derived from information given by NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Software Engineer
21 salaries
$87,537  
   
Software Developer
14 salaries
$77,058  
Mechanical Engineer
12 salaries
$64,515  
Structural Engineer
10 salaries
$67,563  
Project Engineer
9 salaries
$73,000  
Senior Software Engineer
9 salaries
$119,433  
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
8 salaries
$122,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jun 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 403
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About This School

Six Metrotech Ctr
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Polytechnic University of New York, Brooklyn

www.poly.edu/admissions

2,155

Private School, Research University, Engineering

57 %

97 %

72 %

42 %


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Industry

Former NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the financial services industry, the construction management industry, and the engineering services industry. The majority of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni wind up in the construction industry. It is typical for NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads — a group that usually scores high on the SATs — to earn above-average incomes as well. Following graduation, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering students earn an average of approximately $87K.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes around $75K where the average male graduate hauls home $92K. Men make up the majority of graduates who answered the questionnaire for a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Jobs

The most generous salaries among NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni are reportedly earned by VPs of Engineering, whose median earnings come to $146K, followed by Engineering Project Managers ($117K) and Chief Estimators ($110K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Electrical Engineers — they bring in about $67K.

Locations

Home to a large number of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alums, Hauppauge, N.Y. is by far the most attractive city for these former students. NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Newark, N.J., which offers a median salary of around $133K. NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni in New York, N.Y. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $74K. Nearby Melville, N.Y. and Hartford, Conn. also rank high on the list of cities for NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads with a Doctorate (PhD) (average earnings climb to about $139K per year). On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average approximately $63K per year.

Skills

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with about one in four grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for Polytechnic Institute of New York University grads — they earn 32 percent more than their fellow graduates. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in three grads receive sick leave. Dental insurance applies to a fair number of survey participants, and most former students report health coverage. Most survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Graduates of Polytechnic Institute of New York University are also recipients of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Median pay for Stevens Institute of Technology grads is $90K, making their salaries most similar to those of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads. Drexel University, Clark University, and Duquesne University are also similar to NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering.

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Key Stats for Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly)

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %
Salary
$45,302 - $117,916
Salary
$55,254 - $116,582
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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