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

St John's University is a Roman Catholic university based in Queens, N.Y. that is home to around 16,000 undergraduates. 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 data for this snapshot was collected from SJU graduates who took 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. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Attorney / Lawyer
8 salaries
$122,449  
   
Physician Assistant (PA)
7 salaries
$97,647  
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
5 salaries
$176,186  
Account Manager
5 salaries
$60,629  
Executive Assistant
5 salaries
$50,000  
Paralegal
5 salaries
$51,000  
Pharmacist
4 salaries
$122,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 361

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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 work in a variety of sectors including the banking industry, the education industry, and law. A large chunk of former SJU students are employed in the financial services industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Following graduation, SJU students earn an average of $71K.

Gender

A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only $59K on average compared to about $86K for male graduates.

Jobs

The most generous salaries among SJU alumni are reportedly earned by Chief Financial Officers, whose median earnings come to around $176K, followed by Pharmacists ($122K) and Attorneys ($121K). Salaries are anything but generous for Executive Assistants, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at approximately $50K.

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 $84K. On the far end of the pay scale, SJU alumni often reside in Newark, N.J., which is home to the lowest pay at around $48K. Graduates of SJU also relocate to Melville, N.Y., which is not far away, and Philadelphia, Pa.

Degree Major

SJU students with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy can expect to make the most money ($133K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. A Bachelor of Science in Public Relations (PR) offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($29K).

Skills

Operations Management commands a pay premium of 22 percent for former Red Storms. Many former SJU students are familiar with Microsoft Excel, and roughly a seventh of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Project Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one-fourth of alumni get paid sick time. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; most alums are rewarded with health insurance and the larger part of grads report dental coverage, too. A large number of former students report contributing to a 401(k). St John's University grads are also lucky enough to receive 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. Other schools similar to SJU include Adelphi University, Hofstra University, and New School.

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
53 %
Male
47 %
Salary
$35,895 - $84,116
Salary
$44,264 - $120,157
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.
$41,396 - $107,438
$62,447 - $88,131
$49,132 - $111,910
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