Adelphi University Alumni Average Salary

Around 5,000 people attend Adelphi University, a institution based in Garden City, N.Y. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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College ROI Report

488th

20 Year Net ROI 

$292,000

Annual ROI 

4.7%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$194,000

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College Salary Report

416th

Early Career Salary 

$51,500

Mid-Career Salary 

$90,600

% High Meaning 

50 %

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Adelphi University Median Salary by Job

MinMax

Social Worker
23 profiles
$46,607
$33K$62K

$77,235
$48K$99K

$59,187
$43K$85K

United States (change)

$43,349
$41K$59K

$46,695
$45K$50K

$52,072
$50K$76K

Office Manager
7 profiles
$58,531
$50K$80K

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 669
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About This School

South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530-0701

admissions.adelphi.edu/

5,391

Private School, Research University

67 %

6 %

70 %

30 %

Industry

Professionally, clinical care, the education industry, and public K-12 education are popular business areas among Adelphi alumni. The community mental health center industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Graduates of Adelphi earn approximately $54K on average.

Locations

The most popular destination for former Adelphi students is Garden City, N.Y. New York, N.Y. is another hot spot for Adelphi grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to about $57K). On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Adelphi grads is Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (median compensation is $47K).

Degree Major

A Master of Arts (MA) will compensate Adelphi grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $73K on average per year. Graduates holding a Bachelor's Degree fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of around $50K.

Skills

Adelphi grads are usually competent in Microsoft Office, and about a seventh of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Competency in Operations Management translates into above-average pay for Adelphi University grads — they earn 68 percent more than their fellow graduates. In addition, those who are savvy in Case Management, Budget Management, and Counseling are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of alumni enjoy paid vacation and sick leave. A large number of alums participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. For this school, a large number of respondents are the recipients of health benefits, and a fair number of survey participants pick up dental plans, too. Adelphi University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, free drinks, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, New School grads (who make an average of $46K) earn salaries most similar to Adelphi alumni. Hofstra University, St John's University-New York, and Pace University-New York are also similar to Adelphi.

Adelphi University Job Listings

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1510 1840
ACT Scores 19 25

Key Stats for Adelphi University

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %
Salary
$41,873 - $68,784
Salary
$39,748 - $64,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

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