University of Toledo Alumni Average Salary

The University of Toledo is a university based in Toledo, Ohio that is home to around 16,000 undergraduates. Students here support their sports teams in droves (Go Rockets!), and the urban campus allows them to explore the city's many neighborhoods and cultural events. This summary is derived from information given by Toledo grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Mechanical Engineer
27 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
16 salaries
Project Engineer
16 salaries
Attorney / Lawyer
15 salaries
Electrical Engineer
14 salaries
Operations Manager
14 salaries
Software Engineer
12 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Sep 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,270
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About This School

2801 W Bancroft
Toledo, OH 43606-3390


State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

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Graduates of Toledo go into the manufacturing industry, the education industry, and clinical care, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the automotive manufacturing industry. The average salary for a grad from Toledo is $60K.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of about $52K per year compared to men, who earn $72K.


The most lucrative professionals among Toledo alumni are Operations Managers; they earn a median annual salary of approximately $90K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at around $80K and $70K, respectively, are Project Engineers and Electrical Engineers. Sliding in near the bottom are High School Teachers, who report earnings of $42K.


Toledo is a popular place for Toledo students to settle after graduation, and approximately one-third of grads find steadfast employment in the city. With a median salary of approximately $86K, Houston, Texas represents the highest-paid city popular among Toledo grads. On the other end, Toledo grads flock to Bowling Green, Ohio, which actually offers the weakest median salary of $48K. Graduates of Toledo also relocate to Cleveland, Ohio, which is not far away, and Columbus, Ohio.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering leads to the highest pay for Toledo grads (about $105K on average per year). On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor's Degree, Business Management tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average $32K per year.


Former Rockets with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 25 percent more than other grads' salaries. Nearly one in six grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Competency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design also warrants excellent remuneration.

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 four survey participants, respectively). A large number of graduates participate in a 401(k) program. A large number of former students have medical plans, and a fair number of respondents have dental insurance. University of Toledo graduates also take advantage of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Ohio University grads (who make an average of $60K) earn salaries most similar to Toledo alumni. Western Michigan University, Kent State University at Kent, and Northern Illinois University are also similar to Toledo.

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Key Stats for University of Toledo


36 %
64 %
$33,129 - $64,853
$38,453 - $90,985
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
$35,409 - $86,026
$48,000 - $90,000
$56,000 - $103,000
$55,028 - $70,459
Toledo Public Schools
$31,550 - $75,276
$41,322 - $84,861
$43,288 - $80,974
$70,791 - $129,500
$60,000 - $145,000

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