Average Salary for University of Toledo Alumni

Around 16,000 people attend the University of Toledo, a institution based in Toledo, Ohio. Sports have an undeniably strong influence on campus life (Go Rockets!), and students exploit the school's urban location by exploring the rich resources of their city. The figures in this rundown were provided by Toledo alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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University of Toledo Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Mechanical Engineer
8 salaries
Process Engineer
7 salaries
Project Engineer
7 salaries
Electrical Engineer
7 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
5 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
5 salaries
Product Engineer
4 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 490

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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 find work in an assortment of industries including the health care industry, the manufacturing industry, and the education industry. The most popular career sector among alumni is the automotive manufacturing industry. The average salary for a grad from Toledo is $58K.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of about $55K per year compared to men, who earn $68K.


Former Toledo students with an interest in making money consider becoming Directors of Operations, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to around $101K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Project Engineers ($81K) and Information Technology Managers (approximately $75K). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Human Resources Generalists who make an average of $50K.


When it comes to compensation, Toledo, Ohio brings up the rear (median pay is $53K); however, just under a third of Toledo alumni still choose not to leave this city. On the opposite end of the pay scale is Detroit, Mich., a top-paying city for Toledo grads looking to earn a larger-than-average sum (this city has a median pay of about $87K). In addition, Toledo grads flock to neighboring Columbus, Ohio as well as Houston, Texas.

Degree Major

A medical degree leads to the highest pay for Toledo grads (around $111K on average per year). Average annual salaries for those with a bachelor's degree in social work are the lowest of the pack, earning $33K.


Proficiency in Project Management is common among Toledo alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, nearly one-sixth of former students report doing so. Project Management commands a pay premium of 30 percent for former Rockets. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in five survey participants receive sick leave. Most survey participants take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Health coverage is awarded to a large number of alums, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of alumni as well. Additional benefits handed to University of Toledo alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Ohio University grads report the most similar salaries to Toledo alums, earning $58K on average. Western Michigan University, Kent State University at Kent, and Northern Illinois University are also similar to Toledo.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for University of Toledo


42 %
58 %
$33,340 - $73,639
$36,928 - $86,845
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 155 votes.
$40,494 - $65,703
Toledo Public Schools
$32,467 - $75,972
$35,622 - $81,440
$31,614 - $74,644
$48,479 - $90,000
$33,221 - $71,262
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