Stevens Institute of Technology Alumni Average Salary

The Stevens Institute of Technology is a university based in Hoboken, N.J. that is home to around 3,000 undergraduates. The data for this synopsis comes from former SIT students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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National Salary Data 
Mechanical Engineer
36 salaries
Software Engineer
22 salaries
Project Engineer
17 salaries
Business Analyst, IT
13 salaries
Project Manager, Engineering
12 salaries
Civil Engineer
11 salaries
Senior Mechanical Engineer
10 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 678

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About This School

Castle Point On Hudson
Hoboken, NJ 07030-5991

Steven's Institute


Private School, Research University, Engineering

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SIT alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the construction industry, the aerospace and defense industry, and IT consulting. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the financial services industry. Very few SIT grads go into the engineering services industry; in fact, less than five percent of alumni enter this industry. SIT graduates often advance into high-paying positions, which is somewhat expected given their above-average SAT scores. The average starting salary for a graduate of SIT is approximately $91K.


Among SIT alumni, those working as SAP Consultants report the highest median pay of $90K, followed by Information Technology Managers ($85K), and Mechanical Design Engineers (about $63K). Sliding in near the bottom are Mechanical Engineers, who report earnings of around $54K.


A large number of students head to New York, N.Y. after college. SIT grads also flock to Jersey City, N.J., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is $92K). Home to the lowest median salary for SIT alumni is Somerset, N.J., a popular place for former students despite its $67K average paycheck.

Degree Major

Stevens Institute of Technology grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Master of Science (MS), Information Systems (IS) and earn a median salary of $172K per year. Those with a Bachelor's Degree, Computer Engineering (CE) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $70K per year.


Project Management is a popular skill among SIT alumni, with slightly less than a third of grads reporting using it on the job. Stevens Institute of Technology grads who have experience with System Testing can expect to make 41 percent more than other alumni (around $128K on average). Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Though a little less than half of the survey participants get paid time off for vacation, only one-third of alumni receive paid sick leave. A large number of former students participate in a 401(k) program. Health benefits extend to a large number of grads, and a strong majority of grads also receive dental coverage. Stevens Institute of Technology grads also enjoy benefits like a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Polytechnic Institute of New York University grads report the most similar salaries to SIT alums, earning about $95K on average. Other schools similar to SIT include Drexel University, Clark University, and Duquesne University.

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