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Average Salary for Stevens Institute of Technology Alumni

Around 3,000 people attend Stevens Institute of Technology, a private research institution based in Hoboken, N.J. Private education at this university is geared towards the engineering student. The figures in this overview come from the responses of SIT grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank

9
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

7
out of 476
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Engineering

5
out of 34

Typical Early Career Salary

$65,300
Stevens Institute of Technology 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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Mechanical Engineer
21 salaries
$79,654  
   
Software Engineer
13 salaries
$85,933  
Project Engineer
12 salaries
$69,272  
Electrical Engineer
10 salaries
$90,720  
Senior Systems Engineer
9 salaries
$98,716  
Vice President (VP), Information Technology (IT)
8 salaries
$141,537  
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
7 salaries
$93,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 423
United States (change)

About This School

Castle Point On Hudson
Hoboken, NJ 07030-5991

Steven's Institute

www.stevens.edu/undergrad/

2,575

Private Schools, Research Universities, Engineering

78 %

84 %

48 %

24 %


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Industry

SIT alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the aerospace and defense industry, the engineering services industry, and the software development industry. The most popular field is the financial services industry. Consistent with the high SAT scores reported by SIT alumni, former students go on to earn high salaries. SIT graduates see an estimated starting salary of $96K.

Gender

Male graduates of SIT out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of around $96K versus $78K for women. The school's graduates are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is 3 to 1).

Jobs

The most generous salaries among SIT alumni are reportedly earned by Senior Software Engineers, whose earnings come to about $111K, followed by Senior Systems Engineers ($100K) and Information Technology Project Managers ($92K). Project Engineers get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary, where grads report making an average of approximately $69K in this job.

Locations

Many SIT grads flock to Jersey City. In addition, former SIT students often head to New York after graduating, where typical salaries come to $102K in this top-paying city. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with SIT alumni is Morristown, which offers median salaries of $70K. Close-by Newark and Parsippany are also desirable cities among SIT alumni.

Employers

Typical salaries reach $98K at U.S. Army, where former SIT students can easily make the most money. However, many students do go on to find employment at Schindler Elevator Corporation even though it offers the lowest average pay at about $67K.

Degree Major

SIT grads who hold a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME), Computer Engineering (CE) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning around $146K per year. Annual salaries for those with a Master of Science (MS), Pharmaceutical Sciences (PS) are the lowest of the pack, earning approximately $61K.

Skills

SIT alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with slightly less than a third of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Stevens Institute of Technology grads with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 3 percent more than other grads' salaries. In addition, those who are savvy in Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel are also considered highly skilled.

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 four survey participants for sick time. The vast majority of grads plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Nearly all grads receive health insurance, and a solid majority of alums get dental coverage. Additional benefits handed to Stevens Institute of Technology alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Drexel University, Clark University, and Duquesne University are also similar to SIT. Compared to schools of a similar nature, average earnings for SIT alumni are highly attractive, and their salaries are closest to the average earnings of Polytechnic Institute of New York University alumni ($78K).

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1210 1390
ACT Scores

Key Stats for Stevens Institute of Technology

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %
Salary
$46,658 - $101,117
Salary
$60,003 - $122,893
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 125 votes.
$81,364 - $107,915
$63,606 - $71,953
$89,250 - $100,958
$66,204 - $125,445
$59,357 - $132,884
$54,631 - $122,084
$48,511 - $144,731
$25,342 - $101,736
$60,043 - $115,471

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