The most popular field is the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of SBU is $70K.
After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — females earn an average $81K per year compared to males' around $63K.
SBU students with a Master of Science (MS) can expect to make the most money ($88K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences — their annual income amounts to about $37K on average.
Former Seawolves with C# Programming Language abilities can expect to make 36 percent more than their former classmates (approximately $95K). Windows Operating System General Use is a common skill among SBU alumni — about a seventh of grads mention using it at work. Demonstrated ability in Project Management, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and C# Programming Language rank among leading skills as well.
Benefits and Perks
Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in three grads get paid sick time. Health insurance benefits extend to a large number of respondents, and most alums sign up for dental plans. Most survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Stony Brook University graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment, free drinks, life insurance, and 403(b).
CUNY Graduate School and University Center graduates, who earn $68K on average, make a similar amount to SBU grads. Other schools similar to SBU include Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the University of Connecticut, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.