Case Western Reserve University Alumni Average Salary

Around 5,000 people attend Case Western Reserve University, a institution based in Cleveland, Ohio. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Case Western Reserve University Median Salary by Job


Software Engineer
28 profiles

Mechanical Engineer
24 profiles

Software Developer
17 profiles

United States (change)

Social Worker
12 profiles

Project Engineer
11 profiles

Electrical Engineer
11 profiles

Mental Health Therapist
10 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 832
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About This School

10900 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

Case Western Reserve


Private School, Research University

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Higher education registers as the most common industry among alumni. Consistent with the high SAT scores reported by Case Western alumni, former students go on to earn high salaries. Former Case Western graduates bring in approximately $79K on average.


In the Case Western alumni community, men make a median salary of $81K compared to their female counterparts, who earn $60K.


Case Western grads who become Software Development Managers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average about $130K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Software Developers — their salaries approach $97K. On the lower end, Mechanical Engineers report making around $57K.


Graduates of Case Western seem to enjoy living in Cleveland, and just over two-fifths of grads wind up living and working there after graduation.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) will compensate Case Western grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $120K on average per year. Those with a Master of Arts (MA), Art History face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $14K per year.


Case Western Reserve University grads with Risk Management / Risk Control experience garner salaries that are 149 percent more than other grads' salaries. Case Western alumni are often well versed in Engineering Design, with around a seventh of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. In addition, those who are savvy in C++ Programming Language, Project Management, and Microsoft Office are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-third of alumni get paid sick time. For this school, most former students are the recipients of health benefits, and the larger part of graduates pick up dental plans, too. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, most respondents contribute to a 401(k). Case Western Reserve University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and 403(b).

Related Schools

Compensation averages around $80K for University of Rochester alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Case Western grads. Other schools similar to Case Western include Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Notre Dame, and Cornell University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1920 2210
ACT Scores 30 33

Key Stats for Case Western Reserve University


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$41,877 - $117,916
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$14,093 - $86,300

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