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Average Salary for University of Bridgeport (UB) Alumni

The University of Bridgeport is a university located in Bridgeport. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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About This School

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620

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Private School

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Graduates of the University of Bridgeport are found working in a number of different fields including the financial services industry, the education industry, and the dentist's office industry. The health care industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. The average starting salary for a graduate of University of Bridgeport is approximately $73K.


There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in $83K after graduating from University of Bridgeport, the average woman earns only $56K.


Among University of Bridgeport graduates, the biggest earners are Oracle Database Administrators, who haul in about $100K on average. Next on the list are Control Systems Engineers and Database Administrators, bringing in $93K and $90K, respectively. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Middle School Teachers, making an average of around $29K.


Many University of Bridgeport grads flock to New York. It is also not uncommon to find former University of Bridgeport students living and working in Washington, DC — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of about $90K. Many University of Bridgeport grads can't resist staying in Bridgeport after graduating despite the median salaries there ranking lowest among popular cities ($40K). Stamford and New Haven also rank high on the list of cities.

Degree Major

University of Bridgeport grads who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning approximately $147K per year. On the other end of the spectrum, those with an Associate's Degree tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making $41K per year.


Knowledge of Financial Analysis seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 58 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($115K). About a tenth of University of Bridgeport grads wind up using Project Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft SQL Server are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one-third of alumni are paid for vacation and just one-third of alumni for sick time. Most alums save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Dental insurance applies to a majority of alumni, and a fair portion of respondents report health coverage. Additional benefits handed to University of Bridgeport alumni include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and gym / health club / fitness membership.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $67K for University of Hartford alumni, making their earnings most comparable to University of Bridgeport grads. Other schools similar to University of Bridgeport include Antioch University-New England, Fairfield University, and Sacred Heart University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1240 1510
ACT Scores 18 22

Key Stats for University of Bridgeport (UB)


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$38,835 - $72,540
$40,892 - $111,295
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
$40,363 - $107,990
$52,529 - $118,826
$35,375 - $61,500
$44,219 - $101,736
$47,000 - $92,750

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