University of Maryland - College Park Alumni Average Salary

Students looking for a top-value school need look no further than the University of Maryland. It is a university based in College Park, Md. that is ranked in the top 9 percent of universities by return on investment. This summary is derived from information given by UMD grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

79th

20 Year Net ROI 

$550,000

Annual ROI 

10.0%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$96,600

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

51st

Early Career Salary 

$78,000

Mid-Career Salary 

$144,000

% High Meaning 

43 %

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University of Maryland - College Park School Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Civil Engineer
3 salaries
$65,000  
   
Mechanical Engineer
3 salaries
$81,064  
Investment Officer
2 salaries
$126,000  
Assistant Property Manager
2 salaries
$50,000  
Project Engineer
2 salaries
$62,750  
Senior Software Engineer
2 salaries
$113,735  
Digital Marketing Manager
2 salaries
$67,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 169

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About This School


College Park, MD 20742

Univ of Maryland, University of Maryland, University of Maryland At College Park, University of Maryland College Park, University of Maryland, College Park, University of Maryland (UMD), University of Maryland-College Park, University of Maryland - College Park Campus

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26,658

State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

84 %

22 %

36 %

15 %

Industry

Former UMD students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the consulting industry, IT consulting, and IT services. The majority of UMD alumni wind up in the aerospace and defense industry. Those with an education from the UMD earn an average of about $68K.

Gender

After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average around $75K per year compared to females' $60K.

Jobs

Among UMD alumni, those working as Senior Mechanical Engineers report the highest median pay of approximately $114K, followed by Mechanical Engineers ($81K), and Digital Marketing Managers ($68K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Editors — they bring in $46K.

Locations

Many UMD grads flock to Washington, DC. It is also not uncommon to find former UMD students living and working in Mclean, Va. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $104K. Home to the lowest median salary for UMD alumni is Rockville, Md., a popular place for former students despite its $50K average paycheck. Neighboring Baltimore, Md. is another common pick among UMD grads, along with New York, N.Y.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Accounting leads to the highest pay for UMD grads (around $134K on average per year). A Bachelor's Degree, Economics commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $43K.

Skills

Java commands a pay premium of 46 percent for former Terrapins. UMD alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with nearly one in five grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in four survey participants get paid sick time. Most graduates participate in a 401(k) program. A large number of grads receive health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants get dental coverage. University of Maryland grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $71K for University of Virginia alumni, making their earnings most comparable to UMD grads. The University of Delaware, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Rutgers University-New Brunswick are also similar to UMD.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1200 1420
ACT Scores

Key Stats for University of Maryland - College Park

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %
Salary
$39,853 - $84,898
Salary
$42,671 - $105,431

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%
$40,216 - $86,085
$37,115 - $87,371
$42,215 - $78,613
$75,488 - $132,656
$41,763 - $99,860
$43,639 - $92,000
$54,378 - $76,000
$39,990 - $83,236

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