St. John's University - Queens, NY Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Queens, N.Y., St John's University, a Roman Catholic school, has a student population of roughly 16,000. Enthusiasm for sports runs deep here (Go Red Storms!), and the urban location affords rich cultural experiences for the students. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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College ROI Report

359th

20 Year Net ROI 

$354,000

Annual ROI 

5.0%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$223,000

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College Salary Report

133rd

Early Career Salary 

$49,600

Mid-Career Salary 

$94,800

% High Meaning 

42 %

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St. John's University - Queens, NY Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$33K$66K$99K
Operations Manager
15 salaries
$71,604  
   
Attorney / Lawyer
14 salaries
$98,000  
Associate Attorney
13 salaries
$61,042  
Administrative Assistant
11 salaries
$37,000  
Underwriter
11 salaries
$67,331  
Human Resources (HR) Manager
11 salaries
$70,318  
Executive Assistant
10 salaries
$62,845  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 26 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 887
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About This School

8000 Utopia Pky
Queens, NY 11439

St. John's University, St. John's University, New York

www.stjohns.edu/admission

15,773

Private School, Research University, Religious, For Sports Fans

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9 %

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43 %


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Industry

Graduates of SJU work in a variety of sectors including clinical care, the legal services industry, and the orthodontist's office industry. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the retail pharmacy or drugstore industry. Graduates of SJU earn approximately $64K on average.

Gender

A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only $55K on average compared to $71K for male graduates.

Jobs

Former SJU students with an interest in making money consider becoming Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators, the highest-paying gig (earnings amount to $43K on average) among this alumni group.

Locations

The most popular destination for former SJU students is Glen Cove, N.Y.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science (CS) earns SJU students the most money after college (an average about $112K per year). A Master of Arts (MA), Library & Information Science offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($35K).

Skills

Knowledge of Financial Analysis seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are nearly double their former classmates' salaries (around $125K). SJU grads are usually competent in Microsoft Office, and close to one-sixth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Retail Pharmacy command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one in three grads for sick time. Health benefits extend to a fair number of survey participants, and the larger part of respondents also receive dental coverage. A strong majority of alums save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Alumni of St John's University also take in a casual working environment, 403(b), free drinks, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Compensation averages about $65K for Hofstra University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to SJU grads. Adelphi University, New School, and Pace University-New York are also similar to SJU.

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Key Stats for St. John's University - Queens, NY

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %
Salary
$35,355 - $77,419
Salary
$40,547 - $104,914
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
18%

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