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

Polytechnic Institute of New York University is a private research university based in Brooklyn, N.Y. that is home to around 2,000 undergraduates. Private education at this university is geared towards the engineering student. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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

Median Salary by Job

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Software Engineer
17 salaries
$83,676  
   
Electrical Engineer
10 salaries
$66,292  
Mechanical Engineer
8 salaries
$69,500  
Software Developer
6 salaries
$82,000  
Project Manager, Engineering
5 salaries
$118,144  
Project Engineer
5 salaries
$65,000  
Construction Project Manager
4 salaries
$83,929  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 248

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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

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni can most commonly be found in the aerospace and defense industry, the engineering services industry, and the construction industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The financial services industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. It is quite common for NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads — a demographic that scores high on the SATs — to earn top-notch salaries in the workforce. Starting salaries of $87K are common among NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads.

Gender

There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in $91K after graduating from NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, the average woman earns only approximately $72K. The number of male graduates outweighs the number of women; the school has a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni are Engineering Project Managers; they earn a median annual salary of $118K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at around $84K and $70K are Software Engineers and Mechanical Engineers. Salaries are anything but generous for Construction Project Managers, where earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at about $65K.

Locations

Many NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering students are New York-bound following college. NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads also flock to San Diego, which is home to salaries significantly above average (typical pay is approximately $140K). On the other end, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads flock to Austin, which actually offers the weakest median salaries of $75K. Neighboring Melville is another common pick among NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads, along with Jersey City.

Degree Major

A Doctorate (PhD), Electrical Engineering (EE) leads to the highest pay for NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering grads ($128K per year). Graduates holding a Master of Science (MS), Civil Engineering (CE) fare the worst in terms of compensation with yearly salaries of about $53K.

Skills

Project Management is a popular skill among NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumni, with roughly a fifth of grads reporting using it on the job. For Polytechnic Institute of New York University grads, proficiency in Project Management warrants a paycheck that is 18 percent more than other alumni salaries. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and AutoCAD.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one-third of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-third of alumni get sick time. Health coverage is awarded to a solid majority of grads, and dental insurance is issued to a fair portion of alums as well. A solid majority of former students take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Graduates of Polytechnic Institute of New York University are also recipients of 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. 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
14 %
Male
86 %
Salary
$47,795 - $85,671
Salary
$53,834 - $120,597
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 votes.
$121,278
$128,380
$80,576
$81,301
$48,205 - $108,960
$79,354 - $142,482
$73,698 - $122,084
$105,000 - $145,000
$108,000 - $147,458

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