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

Saint Joseph's University, a Roman Catholic school in Philadelphia, Pa., has roughly 5,000 undergrads. The school is known for its strong athletic tradition (Go Hawks!), and the urban environment gives students ample opportunity to discover new neighborhoods, restaurants, concerts, and more. The data in this summary come from SJU alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

785th

20 Year Net ROI 

$177,900

Annual ROI 

3.3%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$211,900

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College Salary Report

169th

Early Career Salary 

$48,300

Mid-Career Salary 

$88,700

% High Meaning 

47 %

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

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$70K$140K$210K
Senior Project Manager (Unspecified Type / General)
3 salaries
$69,750  
   
Account Executive
2 salaries
$37,500  
Staff Accountant
2 salaries
$52,875  
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
$45,000  
Systems Analyst
2 salaries
$60,500  
Chief Information Officer (CIO)
2 salaries
$193,000  
Instructional Designer
2 salaries
$46,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Feb 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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About This School

5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395

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Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

79 %

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Industry

Former SJU students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the health care services industry, the property and casualty insurance industry, and the food manufacturing industry. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the health care industry. Graduates of SJU earn around $63K on average.

Jobs

SJU grads who become Business Development Managers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average approximately $82K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Senior Project Managers and Systems Analysts; their salaries approach $70K and $61K, respectively. Legal Assistants wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning $35K.

Locations

Many SJU alumni remain in Philadelphia after graduation; about two in five grads find permanent positions in the workforce here. It is no surprise that Exton, Pa., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $107K), is another of the most popular spots for former SJU students. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by SJU alumni is King of Prussia, Pa., where earnings average about $47K. New York, N.Y. and Washington, DC are popular choices as well.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $184K per year, former Hawks who have a Master of Science (MS), Business Intelligence are the best paid among the alumni population. Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry are the lowest of the pack, earning $41K.

Skills

SJU alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with close to one-fifth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Knowledge of Leadership seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 24 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (about $78K). Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in five survey participants get paid sick time. A fair number of former students participate in a 401(k) program. For this school, a strong majority of former students are the recipients of health benefits, and most alumni pick up dental plans, too. Alumni of Saint Joseph's University also take in tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

Related Schools

DeSales University grads bring in salaries of around approximately $62K, making them the most similar to SJU alumni in terms of earnings. 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
46 %
Male
54 %
Salary
$35,047 - $77,153
Salary
$41,022 - $92,458
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

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