Rutgers University - Main Campus Alumni Average Salary

Following graduation, Rutgers University students earn an average of $65K. This overview is based on graduates' answers 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
20 years or more
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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.

Degree Major

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.

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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