Rutgers University - Main Campus Alumni Average Salary

Rutgers University graduates see an average starting salary of $65K. This report is based on the answers of Rutgers University graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Rutgers University - Main Campus School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
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1-4 years
3 salaries
5-9 years
10 salaries
10-19 years
11 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Among Rutgers University grads, the insurance and financial services industry is a commonly chosen career field.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only approximately $56K on average compared to $78K for male graduates.


New York, N.Y. is a hub for Rutgers University graduates — a large number call this city home. Atlanta, Ga. is another hot spot for Rutgers University grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to $78K). On the other hand, Rutgers University alumni who end up in Cherry Hill, N.J. receive the lowest median salary of about $40K.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Rutgers University grads with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) (average earnings climb to $95K per year). A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of around $54K.


Knowledge of Microsoft Excel seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 8 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (about $71K). Rutgers University grads are usually competent in Windows Operating System General Use, and one-eighth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Demonstrated ability in Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Most alums earn paid vacation and paid sick time. For this school, almost all survey participants are the recipients of health benefits, and a strong majority of grads pick up dental plans, too. Nearly all survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Other benefits awarded to Rutgers University alumni include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Rutgers University - Main Campus


68 %
32 %
$38,783 - $84,088
$25,168 - $87,934

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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