Graduates of Fordham go into the law office industry, the child welfare services industry, and the marketing, advertising, and media management industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the financial services industry. Very few Fordham grads go into the advertising agency industry; in fact, roughly one in twenty alumni enter this industry. Graduates of Fordham earn $63K on average.
It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of $53K whereas the men's median is about $101K.
The most popular destination for former Fordham students is Los Angeles, Calif.
Among the highest-paid Fordham alumni are those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance — they earn close to $116K on average per year. Those with a B.A. in Communication face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average approximately $36K per year.
Former Rams with New Business Development abilities can expect to make more than double their former classmates (around $130K). Proficiency in Counseling is common among Fordham alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, around one in eight former students report doing so. In addition, those who are savvy in Project Management, Client Interaction, and Scheduling are also considered highly skilled.
Benefits and Perks
Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (one in three grads and one in seven survey participants, respectively). A large number of respondents save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health benefits extend to most former students, and a large number of graduates also receive dental coverage. Fordham University grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and 403(b).
Loyola University graduates, who earn $61K on average, make a similar amount to Fordham grads. Teachers College at Columbia University, Lehigh University, and Boston College are also similar to Fordham.