The health care industry, the insurance and financial services industry, and the aerospace and defense industry are just a few of the areas in which Albertus Magnus College grads find work. The most popular field is the manufacturing industry. Those with a degree from Albertus Magnus College make an average of $64K.
After graduation, women go on to earn an average of around $65K per year compared to men, who earn approximately $81K.
The most lucrative professionals among Albertus Magnus College alumni are Human Resources Directors; they earn a median annual salary of $93K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $88K and $61K, respectively, are Human Resources Managers and Manufacturing Production Managers. Salaries are anything but generous for Administrative Assistants, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at about $45K.
It is typical for many Albertus Magnus College grads (nearly one-fifth of former students) to remain in New Haven, Conn., which may come as a shock given the city's depressed salaries (median pay is $61K). On the other hand, Albertus Magnus College alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Milford, Conn., which offers a median salary of around $79K. Other common destinations for Albertus Magnus College grads include close-by Bridgeport, Conn. and Stamford, Conn.
A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will compensate Albertus Magnus College grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $100K on average per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Master of Arts (MA) — their annual income amounts to $43K on average.
Albertus Magnus College grads with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 27 percent more than other grads' salaries. Albertus Magnus College grads are usually competent in Project Management, and just under a fifth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service are desirable skills as well.
Benefits and Perks
Paid vacation days are a given for slightly less than half of the alumni, but only one in four survey participants are rewarded with paid sick leave. A fair number of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Dental insurance applies to a strong majority of alums, and a fair number of grads report health coverage. Graduates of Albertus Magnus College are also recipients of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.
Compensation averages approximately $62K for College of Saint Elizabeth alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Albertus Magnus College grads. Daemen College, Medaille College, and Ohio Dominican University are also similar to Albertus Magnus College.