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. Students here support their sports teams in droves (Go Red Storms!), and the urban campus allows them to explore the city's many neighborhoods and cultural events. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

452nd

20 Year Net ROI 

$286,800

Annual ROI 

4.5%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$216,200

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College Salary Report

144th

Early Career Salary 

$47,200

Mid-Career Salary 

$89,800

% High Meaning 

43.0%

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St. John's University - Queens, NY Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$70K$140K$210K
Physician Assistant (PA)
6 salaries
$94,642  
   
Paralegal
5 salaries
$51,415  
Attorney / Lawyer
5 salaries
$123,387  
Account Manager
5 salaries
$60,629  
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
4 salaries
$197,500  
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
4 salaries
$41,922  
Financial Controller
3 salaries
$117,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 279
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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

Graduates of SJU head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the banking industry, the education industry, and law are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The financial services industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Graduates of SJU earn $72K on average.

Gender

In the SJU alumni community, men make a median salary of $87K compared to their female counterparts, who earn approximately $60K.

Jobs

Among SJU graduates, the biggest earners are Chief Financial Officers, who haul in $198K on average. Next on the list are Attorneys and Physician Assistants, bringing in about $124K and $95K, respectively. Paralegals pick up around $51K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.

Locations

Many SJU students are New York, N.Y.-bound following college. In addition, former SJU students often head to Columbia, Md. after graduating, where the median salary comes to $95K in this top-paying city. SJU alumni in Newark, N.J. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at about $48K. Graduates also relocate to Philadelphia, Pa. and Melville, N.Y.

Degree Major

A law degree will compensate SJU grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $125K on average per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations (PR) — their annual income amounts to around $28K on average.

Skills

Microsoft Excel is a common skill among SJU alumni — about a seventh of grads mention using it at work. Knowledge of Operations Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 24 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($90K). In addition, those who are savvy in Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Project Management are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-fourth of alumni get paid sick time. Most respondents set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. A large number of former students enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a majority of grads receive dental plans, too. Other benefits that St John's University alumni receive are life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Alumni of Seton Hall University pick up average paychecks of approximately $68K, which is closest to the amount made by SJU grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to SJU include Adelphi University, Hofstra University, and New School.

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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
51 %
Male
49 %
Salary
$38,048 - $84,624
Salary
$47,196 - $116,566
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

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