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

Saint Joseph's University is a Roman Catholic university based in Philadelphia, Pa. that is home to around 5,000 undergraduates. Enthusiasm for sports runs deep here (Go Hawks!), and the urban location affords rich cultural experiences for the students. The figures in this overview come from the responses of SJU grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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

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Financial Analyst
8 salaries
Account Executive
6 salaries
Marketing Director
5 salaries
Financial Controller
5 salaries
Finance Director
4 salaries
Attorney / Lawyer
4 salaries
Senior Business Analyst
4 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 14 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 449

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About This School

5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395

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The majority of alumni accept jobs in the property and casualty insurance industry. Those with an education from SJU earn an average of about $61K.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with male graduates earning only $56K on average compared to around $70K for female graduates.


SJU grads who become Chief Information Officers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making a median salary of $193K yearly.


Though Philadelphia, Pa. offers the least in terms of financial rewards (median pay is the lowest at $56K), just over two-fifths of SJU students continue living here after college. On the flipside, SJU grads seeking above-average pay can find soaring salaries in West Chester, Pa. where median pay is approximately $65K.

Degree Major

SJU grads who hold a Master of Science (MS), Business Intelligence can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $193K per year. A Bachelor's Degree commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of about $60K.


SJU alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Office, with one in six grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. For former Hawks, proficiency in IT Management warrants a paycheck that is 215 percent more than other alumni salaries. Proficiency in Data Analysis, Financial Analysis, and Microsoft Excel command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

In an effort to save up for the years ahead, most survey participants contribute to a 401(k). It is no small feat that most alums are given health coverage, and a large number of respondents accept dental insurance. Saint Joseph's University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, flexible hours, a company-subsidized cell phone, and gym / health club / fitness membership.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Eastern University grads (who make an average of $59K) earn salaries most similar to SJU alumni. Other schools similar to SJU include Philadelphia University, La Salle University, and Villanova University.

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$60,000 - $88,000
$35,493 - $96,650

Job Satisfaction

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