The majority of Rutgers University alumni wind up in the insurance and financial services industry.
After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes about $56K where the average male graduate hauls home $78K.
Many Rutgers University grads flock to New York, N.Y. It is also not uncommon to find former Rutgers University students living and working in Atlanta, Ga. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of around $78K. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Rutgers University alumni is Cherry Hill, N.J., which offers a median salary of approximately $40K.
Financial compensation is highest for Rutgers University grads with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) (average earnings climb to $95K per year). On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average $54K per year.
Windows Operating System General Use is a popular skill among Rutgers University alumni, with nearly one in eight workers reporting using it on the job. Rutgers University grads with Microsoft Excel abilities can expect to make 8 percent more than their former classmates (about $71K). Experience with Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel is highly valued as well.
Benefits and Perks
Most survey participants earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Health coverage is awarded to nearly all alums, and dental insurance is issued to a strong majority of grads as well. To plan for old age, nearly all former students maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Graduates of Rutgers University are also recipients of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.