Average Salary for Rutgers University - Main Campus Alumni

Students who graduate from Rutgers University earn between $63K from the lowest paying jobs to approximately $137K from the most lucrative. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

$50,800
Rutgers University - Main Campus 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
Executive Director
4 salaries
$100,498  
   
Human Resources (HR) Manager
3 salaries
$62,563  
Vice President (VP), Finance
3 salaries
$109,927  
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
$62,500  
Proposal Writer
2 salaries
$78,869  
Tax Manager
2 salaries
$105,498  
Education Program Director
2 salaries
$74,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 220
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Industry

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

Gender

After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $67K per year compared to men, who earn $81K.

Jobs

Senior Software Engineers win the contest for best-paid Rutgers University alumni, making about $137K on average every year, though VPs of Finance (around $110K), and Tax Managers ($105K) are not far behind. Salaries are anything but generous for Human Resources Managers, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at approximately $63K.

Locations

New York, N.Y. is filled with Rutgers University grads. Parsippany, N.J. is also a common destination for Rutgers University grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $98K. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Rutgers University grads is Jersey City, N.J. (median compensation is around $49K). Alumni express interest in Newark, N.J. and Philadelphia, Pa. as well.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance will compensate Rutgers University grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $157K on average per year. Average annual salaries for those with a B.A. in Criminal Justice are the lowest of the pack, earning $34K.

Skills

Around one in eight Rutgers University grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. For Rutgers University grads, proficiency in Financial Analysis warrants a paycheck that is 20 percent more than other alumni salaries. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for just over two-fifths of alums, but only one in three grads are rewarded with paid sick leave. A large number of former students enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a fair number of alumni receive dental plans, too. Most former students save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Other benefits awarded to Rutgers University alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Rutgers University - Main Campus

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %
Salary
$39,339 - $91,778
Salary
$45,500 - $117,098
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
$39,800 - $93,201
$45,615 - $150,000
$40,614 - $92,580
$30,201 - $81,242
$34,590 - $96,310
$56,000 - $142,825
$66,819 - $127,171

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