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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National Salary Data 
Mechanical Engineer
27 salaries
Electrical Engineer
17 salaries
Project Engineer
16 salaries
Attorney / Lawyer
15 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
13 salaries
Operations Manager
13 salaries
Software Engineer
12 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,244

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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 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.


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


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.


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.


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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$32,973 - $63,539
$54,459 - $106,380

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