Average Salary for University of Bridgeport (UB) Alumni

Around 3,000 people attend the University of Bridgeport, a institution based in Bridgeport, Conn. The data for this snapshot was collected from University of Bridgeport graduates who took 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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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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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: 30 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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

The University of Bridgeport alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include public K-12 education, the specialty chemical manufacturing industry, and the dentist's office industry. Among University of Bridgeport grads, the health care industry is a commonly chosen career field. The average salary for a grad from the University of Bridgeport is $64K.

Gender

There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is $77K, but the median for the latter is only about $55K.

Jobs

The University of Bridgeport alumni who make the most are Corporate Controllers; they report a median pay of around $111K. .NET Software Developers draw in a fair amount as well — approximately $54K. Sliding in near the bottom are Visual Merchandisers, who report earnings of $43K.

Locations

University of Bridgeport alumni seem to appreciate living in Bridgeport, and less than ten percent of grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework. With a median salary of $93K, New York, N.Y. represents the highest-paid city popular among University of Bridgeport grads. On the far end of the pay scale, University of Bridgeport alumni often reside in Stamford, Conn., which is home to the lowest pay at $54K. In addition, University of Bridgeport grads flock to neighboring New Haven, Conn. as well as Los Angeles, Calif.

Degree Major

University of Bridgeport students with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration can expect to make the most money ($147K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. An Associate's Degree is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of approximately $41K.

Skills

Knowledge of PL/SQL seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 52 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($98K). Project Management is a popular skill among University of Bridgeport alumni, with close to a tenth of workers reporting using it on the job. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Program Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (two-fifths of alumni and one in three grads, respectively). A strong majority of alumni save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A strong majority of respondents enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a majority of alums receive dental plans, too. Additional perks enjoyed by University of Bridgeport grads include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

University of Hartford grads bring in salaries of around about $71K, making them the most similar to University of Bridgeport alumni in terms of earnings. 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
53 %
Male
47 %
Salary
$38,978 - $64,036
Salary
$39,799 - $104,663
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
30%

Job Satisfaction

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

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