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 snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

$43,900
University of Bridgeport (UB) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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.NET Software Developer / Programmer
2 salaries
$54,240  
   
Visual Merchandiser
2 salaries
$43,000  
Corporate Controller
2 salaries
$111,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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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

Professionally, public K-12 education, the dentist's office industry, and clinical care are popular business areas among the University of Bridgeport alumni. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the health care industry. Those with a degree from the University of Bridgeport make an average of approximately $64K.

Gender

After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $55K per year compared to men, who earn $77K.

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 $54K. Visual Merchandisers get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of around $43K in this job.

Locations

University of Bridgeport alumni like Bridgeport so much that they tend to stick around after graduation, with less than ten percent of grads staying on to find permanent employment. New York, N.Y. is another hot spot for University of Bridgeport grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to about $93K). Stamford, Conn. is a popular spot for former University of Bridgeport students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at approximately $54K. Other cities of interest among University of Bridgeport alumni include nearby New Haven, Conn. and Norwalk, Conn.

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 an average $147K per year. An Associate's Degree offers the lowest median annual financial reward (around $41K).

Skills

Knowledge of PL/SQL seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 53 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($98K). University of Bridgeport alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with one in ten grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. In addition, those who are savvy in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Program Management, and Office Administration are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one-third of alumni get paid sick time. A strong majority of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. It is no small feat that a strong majority of former students are given health coverage, and the larger part of respondents accept dental insurance. Other benefits awarded to University of Bridgeport alumni include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $71K 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.

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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
53 %
Male
47 %
Salary
$38,884 - $64,418
Salary
$39,663 - $103,147

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

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