The manufacturing industry, law, and the construction industry are just a few of the areas in which Toledo grads find work. Among Toledo grads, the building materials manufacturing industry is a commonly chosen career field. Starting salaries of $52K are the median among Toledo grads.
In the Toledo alumni community, men make a median salary of about $81K compared to their female counterparts, who earn $52K.
The most generous salaries among Toledo alumni are reportedly earned by Operations Managers whose earnings come to around $90K on average.
Rather than relocating after graduation, many Toledo alumni (nearly one in four) end up finding permanent jobs in Toledo. Toledo grads also flock to Denver, Colo., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is $145K). Home to the lowest median salary for Toledo alumni is Sylvania, Ohio, a popular place for former students despite its $55K average paycheck. Other cities of interest among Toledo alumni include nearby Cleveland, Ohio and Maumee, Ohio.
A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) will compensate Toledo grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in approximately $115K on average per year. Those holding a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in around $38K on average per year.
Proficiency in Project Management is common among Toledo alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, about one in seven former students report doing so. Former Rockets with Strategic Planning abilities can expect to make 127 percent more than their former classmates ($119K). Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel command top-of-the-line rewards as well.
Benefits and Perks
Paid vacation days are a given for just over half of the alumni, but only one in three grads are rewarded with paid sick leave. A strong majority of grads plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health benefits extend to a strong majority of survey participants, and the larger part of alumni also receive dental coverage. Other benefits awarded to University of Toledo alumni include a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.
University of Wisconsin grads bring in salaries of around approximately $54K, making them the most similar to Toledo alumni in terms of earnings. Western Michigan University, Kent State University at Kent, and Northern Illinois University are also similar to Toledo.