University of Toledo Alumni Average Salary

The University of Toledo, a school in Toledo, Ohio, has roughly 16,000 undergrads. 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 overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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College ROI Report

397th

20 Year Net ROI 

$339,000

Annual ROI 

8.1%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$95,100

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330th

Early Career Salary 

$49,600

Mid-Career Salary 

$83,100

% High Meaning 

58 %

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University of Toledo Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$27K$54K$81K
Mechanical Engineer
27 salaries
$69,418  
   
Electrical Engineer
17 salaries
$64,317  
Project Engineer
16 salaries
$62,610  
Attorney / Lawyer
15 salaries
$73,991  
Human Resources (HR) Manager
15 salaries
$60,575  
Operations Manager
14 salaries
$78,344  
Software Engineer
12 salaries
$61,197  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 6 Dec 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,241
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About This School

2801 W Bancroft
Toledo, OH 43606-3390

www.utoledo.edu/admission/

16,153

State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

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21 %

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Industry

Toledo alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the construction industry, law, and the manufacturing industry. The majority of Toledo alumni wind up in the building materials manufacturing industry. Toledo graduates see an average starting salary of $52K.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes $51K where the average male graduate hauls home $75K.

Jobs

Toledo grads who become Operations Managers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average about $90K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Accounting Supervisors — their salaries approach $59K. Sliding in near the bottom are Transportation Planners, who report earnings of approximately $35K.

Locations

Toledo alumni seem to appreciate living in Toledo, and one-fourth of grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework. Another city that attracts a wealth of Toledo grads is Denver, Colo.; given its high compensation (around $145K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. On the other hand, Toledo alumni who end up in Sylvania, Ohio receive the lowest median salary of $55K. Toledo alumni express interest in nearby Cleveland, Ohio and Detroit, Mich. as well.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Toledo alumni are those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) — they earn close to $115K on average per year. Graduates holding a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $38K.

Skills

Toledo grads are usually competent in Microsoft Office, and nearly one-eighth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. For former Rockets, proficiency in Strategic Planning warrants a paycheck that is 130 percent more than other alumni salaries. Project Management, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include paid time off, but vacation days are more heavily handed out than sick days; slightly more than half of the respondents report receiving the former, but only one in three grads report receiving the latter. Dental insurance applies to the larger part of alums, and a strong majority of former students report health coverage. A fair number of graduates opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Additional benefits handed to University of Toledo alumni include a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Median pay for University of Wisconsin grads is about $54K, 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 for University of Toledo

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %
Salary
$35,438 - $63,363
Salary
$45,338 - $108,476
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
TARTA
$35,297
$32,973 - $63,539
$54,459 - $106,380
$54,500
$106,000

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