Rutgers University - Main Campus Alumni Average Salary

The average starting salary for a graduate of Rutgers University is approximately $59K. Replies from former Rutgers University students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Rutgers University - Main Campus Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

National Salary Data 
Senior Financial Analyst
13 salaries
Attorney / Lawyer
13 salaries
Associate Attorney
8 salaries
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
7 salaries
Financial Controller
6 salaries
Marketing Manager
6 salaries
General Counsel
5 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 14 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 325

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


A large number of students head to Parsippany, N.J. after college. The top-paying city popular with Rutgers University alumni is Newark, N.J., which offers a median salary of $82K. Though Cherry Hill, N.J. takes the cake for lowest pay among Rutgers University grads (the median salary is $40K there), it remains a common destination for former students. Other popular cities include New York, N.Y. and Atlanta, Ga.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Rutgers University can rake in a whopping average $66K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Those holding a Bachelor's Degree are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in around $58K on average per year.


For Rutgers University grads, proficiency in Microsoft Excel warrants a paycheck that is 20 percent more than other alumni salaries. Windows Operating System General Use is a popular skill among Rutgers University alumni, with slightly less than a fifth of workers reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

A number of grads are rewarded with paid time off, and most former students report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Dental insurance applies to a strong majority of alums, and most respondents report health coverage. A large number of alumni set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Rutgers University grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, tuition reimbursement, stock options, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Rutgers University - Main Campus


63 %
37 %
$37,500 - $84,943
$25,168 - $84,768

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
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1-4 years
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