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Average Salary for University of Toledo Alumni

The University of Toledo is a public research university based in Toledo, Ohio that is home to around 17,000 undergraduates. This report is based on the responses of Toledo graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank
402
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities
151
out of 420
Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School
181
out of 445
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Typical Early Career Salary
$45,500
University of Toledo Alumni
Median Salary by Job
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Electrical Engineer
12 salaries
$68,847  
   
Mechanical Engineer
11 salaries
$57,064  
Process Engineer
11 salaries
$63,971  
Information Technology (IT) Manager
8 salaries
$80,000  
Civil Engineer
8 salaries
$58,026  
Project Engineer
8 salaries
$79,996  
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
6 salaries
$54,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 748
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University of Toledo Details

Address:

2801 W Bancroft
Toledo, OH 43606-3390

Admissions Website:

Students Enrolled:

16,837

Categories:

State Schools, Research Universities, For Sports Fans

Graduation Rate:

44 %

% STEM:

21 %

% Stay In State:

69 %

% Receiving Pell Grants:

41 %
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Industry

Graduates of Toledo head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the automotive manufacturing industry, clinical care, and the education industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The most popular field is the health care industry. Typical pay for those who graduated from Toledo amounts to $57K.

Gender

There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is $67K, but the median for the latter is only approximately $55K.

Jobs

Toledo grads who become Information Technology Managers and Project Engineers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in around $80K annually. However, Construction Project Managers don't do badly either at $77K. Mechanical Engineers pick up about $56K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.

Locations

It is typical for many Toledo grads (close to one-third of former students) to remain settled in Toledo, which may come as a shock given the city's depressed salaries (median pay is $52K). Toledo alumni in search of the largest paycheck, on the other hand, will find it in Detroit where about $86K is the average pay. Nearby Columbus and Perrysburg also rank high on the list of cities for Toledo grads.

Employers

The highest paychecks can be found at Magna Automotive, where some Toledo grads go to work for pay averaging $98K. Salaries are anything but high at Oxford University Press, though, where average pay is around $52K.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Toledo grads with a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) (earnings climb to $120K per year). Those with a bachelor's degree in social work face salaries on the lower end, coming in close to $33K per year.

Skills

Knowledge of Leadership seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 44 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($82K). Proficiency in Project Management is common among Toledo alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, around one in six former students report doing so. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in four survey participants get sick time. For this school, a solid majority of alums are the recipients of health benefits, and most former students pick up dental plans, too. The greater part of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Additional benefits handed to University of Toledo alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Median pay for Ohio University grads is approximately $58K, making their salaries most similar to those of Toledo grads. Western Michigan University, Kent State University at Kent, and Northern Illinois University are also similar to Toledo.

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Key Stats

Gender

Female

42 %

female alumni

Male

58 %

male alumni
Salary
$33,874 - $71,965
Salary
$36,645 - $86,358

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Job Satisfaction


Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 313 votes.

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