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. This report is based on the responses of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
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Vice President (VP), Engineering
2 salaries
$146,250  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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 %

Industry

The majority of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni wind up in energy. True to type, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni go from receiving above-average SAT scores to landing well-paid positions in the workforce. Starting salaries of $90K are the median among NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads.

Gender

A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only about $73K on average compared to $97K for male graduates.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads with a Bachelor's Degree (average earnings climb to $107K per year). A Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (EE) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of around $80K.

Skills

Knowledge of People Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 62 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (approximately $146K). NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Office, with one-fourth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Competency in Engineering Design, Java, and Microsoft Word also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Compensation for vacation days and sick leave is extended to a fair number of grads. A large number of graduates opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health coverage is awarded to most grads, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of graduates as well. Other benefits awarded to Polytechnic Institute of New York University alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, stock purchase plan, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Stevens Institute of Technology grads (who make an average of $89K) earn salaries most similar to NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni. Other schools similar to NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering include Drexel University, Clark University, and Duquesne University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1740 2050
ACT Scores 28 32

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

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %
Salary
$72,500
Salary
$56,207 - $137,270

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
32%
$59,163 - $98,264

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