Villanova University Alumni Average Salary

It's hard to find a better value for your tuition dollar than at Villanova University, a Roman Catholic university based in Villanova, Pa.. The school is ranked in the top 13 percent of universities by return on investment. Sports occupy center stage in student life (Go Wildcats!), but academics are extremely important, too. The data for this snapshot was collected from Villanova graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

77th

20 Year Net ROI 

$554,000

Annual ROI 

6.2%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$239,000

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College Salary Report

55th

Early Career Salary 

$58,600

Mid-Career Salary 

$101,000

% High Meaning 

52 %

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Villanova University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$29K$58K$87K
Human Resources (HR) Director
38 salaries
$83,809  
   
Human Resources (HR) Manager
27 salaries
$67,774  
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
20 salaries
$54,402  
Attorney / Lawyer
19 salaries
$85,000  
Financial Analyst
18 salaries
$65,079  
Human Resources (HR) Business Partner
14 salaries
$78,247  
Structural Engineer
11 salaries
$62,575  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Apr 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,472

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About This School

800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085-1699

7,042

Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

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21 %

36 %

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Industry

The financial services industry, the consulting industry, and the retail industry are just a few of the areas in which Villanova grads find work. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the engineering services industry. It is typical for Villanova grads — a group that usually scores high on the SATs — to earn above-average incomes as well. Those with an education from Villanova earn an average of about $81K.

Jobs

In the Villanova alumni professional community, Attorneys make the highest median pay ($100K), though Mechanical Engineers ($86K) are a close competitor. Human Resources Directors get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of $85K in this job.

Locations

Home to a large number of Villanova alums, New York, N.Y. is by far the most attractive city for these former students. In addition, former Villanova students often head to Washington, DC after graduating, where the median salary comes to around $110K in this top-paying city. Philadelphia, Pa. is a popular spot for former Villanova students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at approximately $74K.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Villanova alumni are those with a Bachelor's Degree, Accounting & Finance — they earn close to $107K on average per year. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $68K per year.

Skills

Competency in Benefits & Compensation translates into above-average pay for former Wildcats — they earn 5 percent more than their fellow graduates. Just under one in five grads report using Microsoft Office as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. In addition, those who are savvy in Project Management, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Half of the graduates are allowed to take paid time off for vacation, but only about one-third of alumni get paid sick leave. Dental insurance applies to a fair number of survey participants, and a large number of grads report health coverage. Most alumni participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Villanova University grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $86K for Arcadia University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Villanova grads. Other schools similar to Villanova include Eastern University, Saint Joseph's University, and Philadelphia University.

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Key Stats for Villanova University

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %
Salary
$45,913 - $84,592
Salary
$58,962 - $116,517

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%
$76,250
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