Rutgers University - Main Campus Alumni Average Salary

Rutgers University grads can expect to earn between $63K on the low end and around $110K at the high end. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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The financial services industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni.


There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is approximately $81K, but the median for the latter is only about $67K.


Among Rutgers University graduates, the biggest earners are VPs of Finance, who haul in $110K on average. Next on the list are Tax Managers and Executive Directors, bringing in $105K and $100K, respectively. Financial Analysts pick up around $63K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.


A large number of students head to New York, N.Y. after college. With a median salary of $103K, New Brunswick, N.J. represents the highest-paid city popular among Rutgers University grads. Jersey City, N.J. is a popular spot for former Rutgers University students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $49K. Other popular cities include Newark, N.J. and Parsippany, N.J.

Degree Major

Rutgers University students with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance can expect to make the most money ($157K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Criminal Justice (about $34K on average annually).


Proficiency in Microsoft Office is common among Rutgers University alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, one in eight former students report doing so. Rutgers University grads with Operations Management abilities can expect to make 58 percent more than their former classmates (approximately $120K). Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Financial Analysis are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in three grads receive sick leave. Most grads participate in a 401(k) program. Most graduates enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a fair number of graduates receive dental plans, too. Rutgers University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

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