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.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Stevens Institute of Technology Alumni

Median Salary by 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.
Mechanical Engineer
19 salaries
Project Engineer
12 salaries
Software Engineer
11 salaries
Senior Systems Engineer
9 salaries
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
7 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
6 salaries
Electrical Engineer
6 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 371
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About This School

Castle Point On Hudson
Hoboken, NJ 07030-5991

Steven's Institute



Private School, Research University, Engineering

79 %

84 %

43 %

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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.


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).


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.


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.


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.


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 27 32

Key Stats for Stevens Institute of Technology


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

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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