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

Nestled away in Brooklyn, N.Y., the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, a school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. With a male-to-female ratio of 7-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. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Software Engineer
13 salaries
$85,818  
   
Electrical Engineer
8 salaries
$67,138  
Mechanical Engineer
7 salaries
$65,649  
Software Developer
6 salaries
$82,000  
Project Manager, Engineering
5 salaries
$118,144  
Structural Engineer
4 salaries
$49,000  
Chief Estimator
4 salaries
$110,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 195
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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

The aerospace and defense industry, energy, and the engineering services industry are just a few of the areas in which NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads find work. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the financial services industry. In line with impressive SAT scores, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads also report top-earning positions in the workforce. Graduates of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering earn $87K on average.

Gender

Graduates from this school who take the survey are more likely to be 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 Engineers ($86K) are not far behind. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Structural Engineers — they bring in $49K.

Locations

New York, N.Y. is a hub for NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering graduates — a large number call this city home. Newark, N.J. is also a common destination for NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of about $123K. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads is Manchester, N.H. (median compensation is approximately $50K). Close-by Melville, N.Y. and Santa Clara, Calif. are also desirable cities among NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni.

Degree Major

Polytechnic Institute of New York University grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Doctorate (PhD), Electrical Engineering (EE) and earn a median salary of $145K per year. Those holding a Master of Science (MS), Civil Engineering (CE) are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in about $53K on average per year.

Skills

Polytechnic Institute of New York University grads who have experience with Project Management can expect to make 29 percent more than other alumni ($112K on average). Approximately one-fifth of grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. 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-third of alumni receive sick leave. Most grads save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Dental insurance applies to a strong majority of former students, and most alums report health coverage. Polytechnic Institute of New York University grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Stevens Institute of Technology grads report the most similar salaries to NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alums, earning $91K on average. Other schools similar to NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering include Drexel University, Clark University, and Duquesne University.

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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
13 %
Male
87 %
Salary
$46,415 - $87,492
Salary
$52,328 - $121,143
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

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