Average Salary for University of Bridgeport (UB) Alumni

The University of Bridgeport is a university based in Bridgeport, Conn. that is home to around 3,000 undergraduates. This report is based on the responses of University of Bridgeport graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

University of Bridgeport (UB) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Visual Merchandiser
2 salaries
.NET Software Developer / Programmer
2 salaries
Corporate Controller
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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About This School

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620

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Private School

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Professionally, the financial services industry, the dentist's office industry, and the education industry are popular business areas among the University of Bridgeport alumni. The health care industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Those with an education from the University of Bridgeport earn an average of $66K.


It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of $55K whereas the men's median is $81K.


Corporate Controllers win the contest for best-paid University of Bridgeport alumni, making about $111K on average every year, though .NET Software Developers (approximately $54K) are not far behind. Visual Merchandisers wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning around $43K.


Many University of Bridgeport alumni seem to stick around Bridgeport after wrapping up their studies; less than ten percent of grads remain to find permanent work. The top-paying city popular with University of Bridgeport alumni is New York, N.Y., which offers a median salary of $93K. On the other hand, University of Bridgeport alumni who end up in Westport, Conn. receive the lowest median salary of around $41K. Other popular cities for University of Bridgeport alumni include nearby New Haven, Conn. and Stamford, Conn.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration from University of Bridgeport can rake in a whopping average about $147K per year, more than any other degree from this school. 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 $41K per year.


University of Bridgeport grads who have experience with Microsoft SQL Server can expect to make nearly double other alumni (approximately $129K on average). Project Management is a popular skill among University of Bridgeport alumni, with less than ten percent of grads reporting using it on the job. Experience with Microsoft Office, Periodontics, and Program Management is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in three grads get paid sick time. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a fair number of alumni are rewarded with health insurance and the larger part of respondents report dental coverage, too. A strong majority of alumni set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). University of Bridgeport grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, University of Hartford grads (who make an average of $69K) earn salaries most similar to University of Bridgeport alumni. Antioch University-New England, Fairfield University, and Sacred Heart University are also similar to University of Bridgeport.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for University of Bridgeport (UB)


52 %
48 %
$37,095 - $64,865
$40,268 - $112,691
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 28 votes.

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