Brown University Alumni Average Salary

Brown University is a university based in Providence, R.I. that is home to around 6,000 undergraduates. Students of this well-respected school enjoy an excellent Ivy League curriculum and have a lot of Bears team pride. Replies from former Brown students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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College ROI Report

62nd

20 Year Net ROI 

$578,000

Annual ROI 

6.2%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$247,000

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College Salary Report

26th

Early Career Salary 

$63,000

Mid-Career Salary 

$132,000

% High Meaning 

46 %

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Brown University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
1-4 years$70,000  
   
5-9 years$90,000  
20 years or more$117,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Sep 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About This School

One Prospect Street
Providence, RI 02912

7,214

Private School, Research University, For Sports Fans

96 %

35 %

4 %

19 %

Industry

Brown alumni can most commonly be found in the e-commerce, business to consumer (b2c) industry, the software development industry, and the education industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most popular career sector among alumni is the consulting industry. Brown alumni rake in larger-than-average salaries, and they also score high on the SATs. The average salary for a grad from Brown is about $79K.

Gender

It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of approximately $59K whereas the men's median is $82K.

Locations

Home to a large number of Brown alums, New York, N.Y. is by far the most attractive city for these former students. It is also not uncommon to find former Brown students living and working in Seattle, Wash. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $110K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Brown alumni is Washington, DC, where earnings average around $64K. Neighboring Providence, R.I. is another common pick among Brown grads, along with Los Angeles, Calif.

Degree Major

A Doctorate (PhD) will compensate Brown grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $123K on average per year. Graduates holding a Bachelor's Degree fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $77K.

Skills

Former Bears with People Management experience garner salaries that are 9 percent more than other grads' salaries. Many former Brown students are familiar with Project Management, and about one in four grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Competency in Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, and Program Management also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Close to a half of former students report receiving paid vacation days, but just one in four survey participants are paid for sick leave. A large number of alums receive health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents get dental coverage. Most former students take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Other benefits that Brown University alumni receive are a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduates, who earn $77K on average, make a similar amount to Brown grads. Boston University, Brandeis University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are also similar to Brown.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 2060 2340
ACT Scores 31 34

Key Stats for Brown University

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %
Salary
$46,500 - $92,500
Salary
$48,086 - $120,500

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

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