Graduates of SJU head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the banking industry, the retail industry, and the publishing industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The majority of SJU alumni wind up in the retail pharmacy or drugstore industry. SJU graduates see an average starting salary of approximately $64K.
A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only $55K on average compared to $71K for male graduates.
Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators win the contest for best-paid SJU alumni, making around $43K on average every year.
Many SJU grads flock to Glen Cove, N.Y.
SJU students with a Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science (CS) can expect to make the most money ($112K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. A Master of Arts (MA), Library & Information Science offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($35K).
SJU grads are usually competent in Microsoft Office, and approximately one in six alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Former Red Storms who have experience with Financial Analysis can expect to make nearly double other alumni (about $125K on average). Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Retail Pharmacy.
Benefits and Perks
Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one in three grads get paid sick time. A strong majority of former students participate in a 401(k) program. For this school, a strong majority of survey participants are the recipients of health benefits, and more than half of respondents pick up dental plans, too. Other benefits that St John's University alumni receive are a casual working environment, free drinks, 403(b), and life insurance.
Hofstra University graduates, who earn $65K on average, make a similar amount to SJU grads. Adelphi University, New School, and Pace University-New York are also similar to SJU.