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

Nestled away in Queens, N.Y., St John's University, a Roman Catholic school, has a student population of roughly 16,000. Much of campus life revolves around sports (Go Red Storms!), and the urban location lets student freely explore the diverse, interesting city at their fingertips. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the SJU grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

452
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

138
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Research Universities

66
out of 267

Typical Early Career Salary

$46,300
St. John's University - Queens, NY Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Attorney / Lawyer
7 salaries
$123,698  
   
Physician Assistant (PA)
6 salaries
$94,642  
Executive Assistant
5 salaries
$50,000  
Paralegal
5 salaries
$51,000  
Account Manager
5 salaries
$60,629  
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
4 salaries
$197,500  
Senior Claims Adjuster
3 salaries
$80,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 329
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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

56 %

9 %

71 %

43 %


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Industry

SJU alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the banking industry, the education industry, and law. The most popular professional field seems to be the financial services industry. Median pay for those who graduated from SJU amounts to $71K.

Gender

There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is approximately $86K, but the median for the latter is only $59K.

Jobs

SJU grads who become Chief Financial Officers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $198K annually. However, Attorneys and Physician Assistants also rank as top-earners (bringing in about $124K and around $95K, respectively). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Staff Accountants who make an average of $40K.

Locations

New York, N.Y. is a hub for SJU graduates — a large number call this city home. The top-paying city popular with SJU alumni is Staten Island, N.Y., which offers a median salary of about $118K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by SJU alumni is Orlando, Fla., where earnings average $47K. Alumni express interest in Philadelphia, Pa. and Melville, N.Y. as well.

Degree Major

SJU grads who hold a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $140K per year. Graduates holding a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations (PR) fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of around $29K.

Skills

Operations Management commands a pay premium of 21 percent for former Red Storms. One-seventh of grads report using Microsoft Excel as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in four survey participants get sick time. Most alums save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health benefits extend to most alumni, and more than half of graduates also receive dental coverage. St John's University graduates also take advantage of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Seton Hall University graduates, who earn $68K on average, make a similar amount to SJU grads. Adelphi University, Hofstra University, and New School are also similar to SJU.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
970 1210
ACT Scores 21 27

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

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %
Salary
$37,212 - $83,519
Salary
$45,584 - $118,769
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

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