Suffolk University Alumni Average Salary

Suffolk University is a university based in Boston, Mass. that is home to around 6,000 undergraduates. The data for this snapshot was collected from Suffolk University graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

923rd

20 Year Net ROI 

$180,000

Annual ROI 

3.4%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$198,000

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College Salary Report

130th

Early Career Salary 

$68,400

Mid-Career Salary 

$125,000

% High Meaning 

42 %

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Suffolk University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$29K$58K$87K
Attorney / Lawyer
35 salaries
$76,417  
   
Associate Attorney
20 salaries
$70,469  
Senior Financial Analyst
14 salaries
$85,192  
Graphic Designer
12 salaries
$37,500  
Senior Accountant
10 salaries
$67,407  
Interior Designer
8 salaries
$51,750  
Office Manager
8 salaries
$42,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 858
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About This School

8 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108-2770

5,658

Private School

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Industry

Graduates of Suffolk University are found working in a number of different fields including the software services industry, the marketing, advertising, and media management industry, and the health care information technology (it) services industry. The financial services industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Median pay for those who graduated from Suffolk University amounts to $64K.

Jobs

Suffolk University grads who become Strategic Planners garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average about $52K annually. However, Senior Administrative Assistants also rank as top-earners (bringing in $47K). Graphic Designers wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning approximately $33K.

Locations

Upon earning their degrees, many Suffolk University grads prefer to remain in Boston; in fact, just over a half of grads appreciate the area so much that they find permanent jobs there. The top-paying city popular with Suffolk University alumni is New York, N.Y., which offers a median salary of $123K. Suffolk University alumni in Ipswich, Mass. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at around $52K.

Degree Major

Suffolk University grads who hold a Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Jurisprudence, or Master of Law (LLM) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $140K per year. A Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of about $33K.

Skills

People Management is a popular skill among Suffolk University alumni, with nearly one in eight grads reporting using it on the job. Competency in People Management translates into above-average pay for Suffolk University grads — they earn 72 percent more than their fellow graduates. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Accounts Payable.

Benefits and Perks

Half of the alums do get paid time off for vacation, but only about two-fifths of alumni get paid sick time. Health coverage is awarded to a fair number of respondents, and dental insurance is issued to more than half of alums as well. A strong majority of alums opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Other benefits that Suffolk University alumni receive are life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Median pay for Springfield College grads is $61K, making their salaries most similar to those of Suffolk University grads. Other schools similar to Suffolk University include Emerson College, Simmons College, and Lesley University.

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Key Stats for Suffolk University

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %
Salary
$30,242 - $89,703
Salary
$39,594 - $117,000
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Inetico
$140,000

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