Average Salary for Suffolk University Alumni

Suffolk University, a school in Boston, Mass., has roughly 6,000 undergrads. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Suffolk University grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

Read More

Overall College ROI Rank

1074
out of 1223
See full list

ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

334
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for None

19
out of 75

Typical Early Career Salary

$44,000
Suffolk University 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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Marketing Manager
5 salaries
$52,874  
   
Financial Analyst
4 salaries
$54,299  
Interior Designer
3 salaries
$40,031  
Senior Accountant
3 salaries
$65,000  
Registrar, College Or University
3 salaries
$50,000  
Attorney / Lawyer
3 salaries
$69,085  
Corporate Controller
3 salaries
$102,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 196
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

About This School

8 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108-2770

5,658

Private School

55 %

3 %

81 %

35 %


Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY; IPEDS (As of January, 2015)

Industry

Former Suffolk University students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the education industry, the manufacturing industry, and the health care industry. The financial services industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Those with an education from Suffolk University earn an average of around $62K.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes $57K where the average male graduate hauls home approximately $81K.

Jobs

The most generous salaries among Suffolk University alumni are reportedly earned by Attorneys, whose median earnings come to $69K, followed by Senior Accountants ($65K) and Economists (about $64K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Interior Designers — they bring in $40K.

Locations

Graduates of Suffolk University seem to enjoy living in Boston, and half of grads wind up living and working there after graduation. In addition, former Suffolk University students often head to Phoenix, Ariz. after graduating, where the median salary comes to approximately $86K in this top-paying city. On the other end, Suffolk University grads flock to Falmouth, Mass., which actually offers the weakest median salary of $50K. Graduates also relocate to New York, N.Y. and Cambridge, Mass.

Degree Major

A Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Jurisprudence, or Master of Law (LLM) will compensate Suffolk University grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $137K on average per year. A Bachelor's Degree, Business & Marketing offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($35K).

Skills

Proficiency in Project Management is common among Suffolk University alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, around a sixth of former students report doing so. Suffolk University grads with Project Management abilities can expect to make 42 percent more than their former classmates (around $87K). Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Financial Reporting, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include paid time off, but vacation days are more heavily handed out than sick days; approximately half of the alums report receiving the former, but only one-third of alumni report receiving the latter. It is no small feat that a large number of alumni are given health coverage, and a strong majority of alumni accept dental insurance. A large number of survey participants participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Suffolk University graduates also take advantage of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Alumni of American International College pick up average paychecks of $62K, which is closest to the amount made by Suffolk University grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to Suffolk University include Emerson College, Simmons College, and Lesley University.

Suffolk University Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1330 1690
ACT Scores 20 25

Key Stats for Suffolk University

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %
Salary
$35,088 - $75,989
Salary
$43,792 - $109,178
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
$38,841 - $98,264
$40,119 - $106,000
$42,370 - $76,563

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon

ADVERTISEMENT

Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.