Average Salary for University of Toledo Alumni

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 report is based on the responses of Toledo graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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University of Toledo Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Process Engineer
7 salaries
Mechanical Engineer
6 salaries
Project Engineer
6 salaries
Electrical Engineer
6 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
4 salaries
Senior Mechanical Engineer
4 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 409
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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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Graduates of Toledo head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the manufacturing industry, the health care industry, and clinical care are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The most popular career sector among alumni is the automotive manufacturing industry. Those with a degree from Toledo make an average of $59K.


Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks about $70K per year, but the second group takes home only $56K.


Among Toledo alumni, those working as Senior Mechanical Engineers report the highest median pay of around $82K, followed by Project Engineers ($80K), and Information Technology Managers ($75K). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Human Resources Generalists who make an average of approximately $54K.


Toledo is a popular place for Toledo students to settle after graduation, and approximately one-third of grads find steadfast employment in the city. Another city that attracts a wealth of Toledo grads is Detroit, Mich.; given its high compensation (about $98K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Home to the lowest median salary for Toledo alumni is Maumee, Ohio, a popular place for former students despite its $50K average paycheck. Other popular cities for Toledo alumni include nearby Cleveland, Ohio and Columbus, Ohio.

Degree Major

Toledo grads who hold a medical degree can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $109K per year. Average annual salaries for those with a bachelor's degree in social work are the lowest of the pack, earning around $33K.


Approximately one-sixth of Toledo grads wind up using Project Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Knowledge of Leadership seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 52 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($90K). Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one-fourth of alumni get paid sick time. A large number of grads receive health insurance, and a fair number of respondents get dental coverage. A large number of alums save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. University of Toledo alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as 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 $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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ACT Scores 19 25

Key Stats for University of Toledo


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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 119 votes.
$32,467 - $78,677
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