Average Salary for University of Toledo Alumni

The University of Toledo, a school in Toledo, Ohio, has roughly 16,000 undergrads. Athletics are a huge part of life here (Go Rockets!), and the school's urban location only adds to the fun, with a wealth of neighborhoods and cultural events to explore. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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University of Toledo Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
Electrical Engineer
7 salaries
Process Engineer
7 salaries
Mechanical Engineer
7 salaries
Project Engineer
6 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
5 salaries
Senior Mechanical Engineer
4 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
4 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 458
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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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Professionally, the health care industry, the manufacturing industry, and clinical care are popular business areas among Toledo alumni. Among Toledo grads, the automotive manufacturing industry is a commonly chosen career field. Those with a degree from Toledo make an average of $59K.


It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of approximately $56K whereas the men's median is $70K.


In the Toledo alumni professional community, Senior Mechanical Engineers make the highest median pay (around $82K), though Project Engineers ($80K), and Information Technology Managers ($75K) are close competitors. Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Human Resources Generalists; alumni in this role face average salaries of about $54K.


Toledo is a popular place for Toledo students to settle after graduation, and just under a third of grads find steadfast employment in the city. It is no surprise that Detroit, Mich., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is approximately $98K), is another of the most popular spots for former Toledo students. Maumee, Ohio is a popular spot for former Toledo students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at about $50K. Other cities of interest among Toledo alumni include nearby Cleveland, Ohio and Columbus, Ohio.

Degree Major

Former Rockets who fare the best in terms of salary hold a medical degree and earn a median salary of $111K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a bachelor's degree in social work — their annual income amounts to $33K on average.


Many former Toledo students are familiar with Project Management, and just under one in five grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Former Rockets with Leadership abilities can expect to make 53 percent more than their former classmates ($90K). Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one-fourth of alumni get paid sick time. Health insurance benefits extend to a large number of graduates, and a strong majority of graduates sign up for dental plans. Most alums save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. University of Toledo graduates also take advantage of life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

West Virginia University grads bring in salaries of around around $59K, making them the most similar to Toledo alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to Toledo include Western Michigan University, Kent State University at Kent, and Northern Illinois University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
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ACT Scores 19 25

Key Stats for University of Toledo


42 %
58 %
$33,081 - $73,445
$37,767 - $88,158
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 125 votes.
$40,695 - $66,497
Toledo Public Schools
$32,506 - $77,959
$36,752 - $84,373
$31,000 - $76,291
$48,479 - $90,000
$46,495 - $82,000

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