Average Salary for Saint Joseph's University (SJU) - Philadelphia, PA Alumni

Saint Joseph's University, a Roman Catholic school in Philadelphia, Pa., has roughly 5,000 undergrads. Much of campus life revolves around sports (Go Hawks!), and the urban location lets student freely explore the diverse, interesting city at their fingertips. The data for this snapshot was collected from SJU graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

785
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

232
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for For Sports Fans

66
out of 346

Typical Early Career Salary

$48,200
Saint Joseph's University (SJU) - Philadelphia, PA Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Account Manager
4 salaries
$46,500  
   
Advertising Coordinator
3 salaries
$44,000  
Instructional Designer
3 salaries
$47,250  
Administrative Assistant
3 salaries
$40,695  
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
$89,350  
Systems Analyst
2 salaries
$60,500  
Information Technology (IT) Director
2 salaries
$149,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 164
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About This School

5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395

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5,374

Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

79 %

7 %

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Industry

Graduates of SJU work in a variety of sectors including the insurance and financial services industry, the financial services industry, and the health care services industry. The most popular professional field seems to be the health care industry. Those with an education from SJU earn an average of $62K.

Gender

Male graduates of SJU out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of $70K versus $55K for women.

Jobs

The most generous salaries among SJU alumni are reportedly earned by Staff Accountants, whose median earnings come to about $50K, followed by Financial Analysts (around $49K) and Instructional Designers (approximately $47K). Account Executives face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $38K.

Locations

Philadelphia is a popular place for SJU students to settle after graduation, and roughly two in five grads find steadfast employment in the city. The top-paying city popular with SJU alumni is Berwyn, Pa., which offers a median salary of about $142K. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with SJU alumni is New York, N.Y., which offers a median salary of $50K. Other popular cities include Washington, DC and King of Prussia, Pa.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), General Business leads to the highest pay for SJU grads (around $162K on average per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education — their annual income amounts to $33K on average.

Skills

Proficiency in Project Management is common among SJU alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, roughly a sixth of former students report doing so. Former Hawks with Leadership experience garner salaries that are 64 percent more than other grads' salaries. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Just under half of the alums can rely on paid vacation days, but just one in three grads have the luxury of paid sick time. Most respondents participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. For this school, most former students are the recipients of health benefits, and a fair number of survey participants pick up dental plans, too. Additional benefits handed to Saint Joseph's University alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Median pay for Arcadia University grads is $62K, making their salaries most similar to those of SJU grads. Philadelphia University, La Salle University, and Villanova University are also similar to SJU.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1530 1800
ACT Scores 22 26

Key Stats for Saint Joseph's University (SJU) - Philadelphia, PA

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %
Salary
$34,963 - $76,357
Salary
$43,493 - $103,372

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

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