Average Salary for University of New England (UNE) Alumni

Positioned in the top 14 percent of universities by ROI, the University of New England — a school in Biddeford, Maine, with around 3,000 undergraduate students — gives families an outstanding long-term payout. Students of this private university enjoy its big-city campus; Biddeford is home to a melting pot of social activities and entertainment. This synopsis is derived from the responses of former University of New England students who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

$43,900
University of New England (UNE) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Physician Assistant (PA)
3 salaries
$83,993  
   
Physical Therapist (PT)
3 salaries
$63,500  
Vice President (VP), Sales & Marketing
2 salaries
$108,000  
Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA)
2 salaries
$89,300  
Social Worker (MSW)
2 salaries
$45,495  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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About This School

11 Hills Beach Rd
Biddeford, ME 04005-9599

University of New England

www.une.edu/admissions/

2,653

Private School

60 %

29 %

40 %

27 %


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Industry

Graduates of the University of New England head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; clinical care, the dentist's office industry, and the outpatient physical therapist's office industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. Among University of New England grads, the health care industry is a commonly chosen career field. Very few University of New England grads go into the health care services industry; in fact, less than five percent of the alumni pool enter this industry. Following graduation, University of New England students earn an average of approximately $63K.

Gender

There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in $87K after graduating from University of New England, the average woman earns only $60K.

Jobs

Former University of New England students with an interest in making money consider becoming Emergency Room Doctors, the highest-paying gig (earnings amount to $226K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include VPs of Sales & Marketing (around $108K) and Orthopedic Physician Assistants (about $89K). MSW Social Workers get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary, where grads report making an average of $45K in this job.

Locations

Home to a large number of University of New England alums, Portland is by far the most attractive city for these former students. Another city that attracts a wealth of University of New England grads is Bangor; given its high compensation (around $115K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. University of New England grads love their alma mater so much that many stick around in Biddeford despite the median salaries there ranking lowest among popular cities (about $50K). Alumni express interest in Boston and Lewiston as well.

Degree Major

University of New England grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) and earn $205K per year. Those with a Master of Social Work (MSW), Clinical Social Work (CSW) face salaries on the lower end, coming in close to $44K per year.

Skills

Counseling is a common skill among University of New England alumni — roughly a tenth of grads mention using it at work. Competency in Employee Relations translates into above-average pay for University of New England grads — they earn 47 percent more than their fellow graduates. Customer Service, Case Management, and Orthopedics 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. For this school, a fair portion of former students are the recipients of health benefits, and a majority of alumni pick up dental plans, too. Most alums save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Other benefits awarded to University of New England alumni include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and malpractice / liability insurance.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Molloy College grads (who make an average of $62K) earn salaries most similar to University of New England alumni. School for International Training, Le Moyne College, and Nyack College are also similar to University of New England.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
950 1150
ACT Scores 21 26

Key Stats for University of New England (UNE)

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %
Salary
$38,541 - $84,086
Salary
$46,579 - $100,000
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
$32,511 - $85,050
$50,000
$114,805

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