University of Bridgeport (UB) Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Bridgeport, Conn., the University of Bridgeport, a school, has a student population of roughly 3,000. The data for this snapshot was collected from University of Bridgeport graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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538th

Early Career Salary 

$42,400

% High Meaning 

60.0%

Mid-Career Salary 

$73,400

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University of Bridgeport (UB) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
.NET Software Developer / Programmer
2 salaries
$54,240  
   
Visual Merchandiser
2 salaries
$43,000  
Corporate Controller
2 salaries
$111,200  
Office Manager
2 salaries
$43,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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About This School

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620

university of bridgeport

2,835

Private School

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Industry

Former University of Bridgeport students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the health care industry, the specialty chemical manufacturing industry, and the hotel industry. The most popular field is the dentist's office industry. Starting salaries of approximately $63K are the median among University of Bridgeport grads.

Gender

Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $79K per year, but the second group takes home only $56K.

Jobs

University of Bridgeport grads who become Corporate Controllers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average $111K yearly. Also notably well-paid are .NET Software Developers — their salaries approach about $54K. Sliding in near the bottom are Visual Merchandisers, who report earnings of around $43K.

Locations

Many University of Bridgeport alumni seem to stick around Bridgeport after wrapping up their studies; close to a tenth of grads remain to find permanent work. Another city that attracts a wealth of University of Bridgeport grads is Norwalk, Conn.; given its high compensation ($108K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by University of Bridgeport alumni is Hartford, Conn., where earnings average $50K. Graduates of University of Bridgeport also relocate to Stamford, Conn., which is not far away, and New York, N.Y.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of around $108K per year, University of Bridgeport grads who have a Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS) are the best paid among the alumni population. On the other end of the spectrum, those with an Associate's Degree tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average approximately $41K per year.

Skills

University of Bridgeport alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with roughly one in ten grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Competency in Financial Analysis translates into above-average pay for University of Bridgeport grads — they earn 83 percent more than their fellow graduates. Other top skills include Financial Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in three grads get paid sick time. A large number of alumni opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. It is no small feat that most former students are given health coverage, and the larger part of grads accept dental insurance. University of Bridgeport alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and 403(b).

Related Schools

University of Hartford graduates, who earn $72K on average, make a similar amount to University of Bridgeport grads. Antioch University-New England, Fairfield University, and Sacred Heart University are also similar to University of Bridgeport.

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Test Scores

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

Key Stats for University of Bridgeport (UB)

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %
Salary
$38,783 - $64,865
Salary
$39,548 - $103,959
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

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