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

Around 16,000 people attend St John's University, a Roman Catholic institution based in Queens, N.Y. Students thrive off the school's sports-centered energy and urban environment, which offers countless areas to explore and numerous ways to keep busy. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the SJU grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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359th

20 Year Net ROI 

$354,000

Annual ROI 

5.0%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$223,000

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79th

Early Career Salary 

$62,600

Mid-Career Salary 

$134,000

% High Meaning 

33 %

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St. John's University - Queens, NY Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Attorney / Lawyer
17 salaries
$107,821  
   
Executive Assistant
13 salaries
$60,781  
Pharmacist
13 salaries
$102,409  
Associate Attorney
13 salaries
$58,958  
Operations Manager
12 salaries
$72,986  
Underwriter
11 salaries
$67,331  
Paralegal
11 salaries
$40,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jul 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 899
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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 financial services industry, the education industry, and the retail pharmacy or drugstore industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. A large chunk of former SJU students are employed in the banking industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Former SJU graduates bring in approximately $68K on average.

Gender

It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of $60K whereas the men's median is around $79K.

Jobs

Attorneys win the contest for best-paid SJU alumni, making $122K on average every year, though Account Managers (about $61K), and Executive Assistants ($54K) are not far behind. On the lower end, Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators report making $42K.

Locations

New York, N.Y. is a hot spot for SJU alum. In addition, former SJU students often head to Columbia, Md. after graduating, where the median salary comes to $95K in this top-paying city. Home to the lowest median salary for SJU alumni is Newark, N.J., a popular place for former students despite its $48K average paycheck. Philadelphia, Pa. and Hauppauge, N.Y. also rank high on the list of cities.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for SJU grads with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (EE) (average earnings climb to approximately $160K per year). On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Master of Science (MS), Accounting tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average about $41K per year.

Skills

Many SJU grads have knowledge of Microsoft Excel, with close to one-sixth of alumni using this program on the clock. Former Red Storms with Financial Analysis experience garner salaries that are 46 percent more than other grads' salaries. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-fourth of alumni get paid sick time. A strong majority of alums receive health insurance, and the larger part of graduates get dental coverage. A fair number of alumni save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Additional perks enjoyed by St John's University grads include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Seton Hall University grads (who make an average of $68K) earn salaries most similar to SJU alumni. Other schools similar to SJU include Adelphi University, Hofstra University, and New School.

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

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %
Salary
$37,814 - $85,374
Salary
$42,212 - $107,446
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

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