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

Around 2,000 people attend the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, a institution based in Brooklyn, N.Y. The survey pool is heavily weighted toward men, with a male-to-female ratio of 7-to-1. After graduation, women earn less than men do, a finding consistent with alumni reports. This report is based on the answers of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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
11 salaries
$85,368  
   
Mechanical Engineer
7 salaries
$65,649  
Electrical Engineer
5 salaries
$64,500  
Chief Estimator
4 salaries
$110,000  
Project Manager, Engineering
4 salaries
$116,923  
Construction Project Manager
4 salaries
$83,929  
Software Developer
3 salaries
$95,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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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 energy, the aerospace and defense industry, and the engineering services industry. The financial services industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. In line with impressive SAT scores, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads also report top-earning positions in the workforce. NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering graduates see an average starting salary of $87K.

Gender

The school's graduates who responded to the survey are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is 3 to 1).

Jobs

Engineering Project Managers win the contest for best-paid NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni, making $118K on average every year, though Chief Estimators (around $110K), and Software Developers (about $95K) are not far behind. Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Structural Engineers; alumni in this role face average salaries of approximately $49K.

Locations

Melville, N.Y. is filled with NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads. With a median salary of $145K, San Diego, Calif. represents the highest-paid city popular among NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads is New York, N.Y. (median compensation is $77K). Newark, N.J. and Hartford, Conn. are also desirable cities.

Degree Major

A Doctorate (PhD), Electrical Engineering (EE) leads to the highest pay for NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads (about $145K on average per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Master of Science (MS), Construction Management — their annual income amounts to approximately $53K on average.

Skills

Just under a fourth of grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Polytechnic Institute of New York University grads with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 31 percent more than other grads' salaries. Competency in Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Excel also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one in three grads) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in three grads get sick time. Health coverage is awarded to a large number of alumni, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of alums as well. Most grads opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Polytechnic Institute of New York University alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alumni of Stevens Institute of Technology pick up average paychecks of $91K, which is closest to the amount made by NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads among similar schools. Drexel University, Clark University, and Duquesne University are also similar to NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering.

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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
12 %
Male
88 %
Salary
$45,983 - $87,121
Salary
$51,870 - $120,809
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

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