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Average Salary for University of Toledo Alumni

Nestled away in Toledo, Ohio, the student population at the University of Toledo, a public research school, is roughly 17,000. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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Typical Early Career Salary

University of Toledo Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Mechanical Engineer
9 salaries
Process Engineer
8 salaries
Project Engineer
7 salaries
Electrical Engineer
7 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
5 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
5 salaries
Financial Analyst
5 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 529

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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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Toledo alumni can most commonly be found in the automotive manufacturing industry, the manufacturing industry, and the education industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most popular professional field seems to be the health care industry. Those with a degree from Toledo tend to make around $57K.


After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males tend to earn $68K per year compared to females' $54K.


Toledo grads who become Information Technology Managers and Project Engineers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, usually making about $80K yearly. Construction Project Managers are likewise ahead of the pack at $77K a year. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Mechanical Engineers, making an average of approximately $57K.


When it comes to compensation, Toledo brings up the rear (median pay is $52K); however, close to one-third of Toledo alumni still choose not to leave this city. On the opposite end of the pay scale is Detroit, a top-paying city for Toledo grads looking to earn a larger-than-average sum (this city has a median pay of approximately $95K). Other popular cities for Toledo alumni include nearby Columbus and Perrysburg.


Toledo alumni can earn the most money (about $98K) at Magna Automotive. In contrast, alums who work at Oxford University Press face the lowest salaries at $52K on average.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Toledo grads with a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) (earnings climb to $120K per year). Those holding a bachelor's degree in social work are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $33K per year.


Toledo grads are usually competent in Project Management, and nearly one-sixth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. For former Rockets, proficiency in Leadership warrants a paycheck that is 44 percent more than other alumni salaries. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-fourth of alumni receive sick leave. The greater part of alums have medical plans, and most respondents have dental insurance. A solid majority of grads opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Alumni of University of Toledo also take in life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Median pay for Kent State University at Kent grads is $57K, making their salaries most similar to those of Toledo grads. Other schools similar to Toledo include Western Michigan University, Northern Illinois University, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1340 1730
ACT Scores 19 25

Key Stats for University of Toledo


43 %
57 %
$33,374 - $73,656
$37,300 - $86,918
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 263 votes.
$35,034 - $73,750
$51,230 - $53,516
$49,400 - $102,936
Toledo Public Schools
$31,975 - $75,108
$36,329 - $82,173
$31,417 - $72,692
$63,616 - $122,621
$42,609 - $87,776
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