New Jersey City University Alumni Average Salary

New Jersey City University is a university based in Jersey City, N.J. that is home to around 6,000 undergraduates. Replies from former NJCU students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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New Jersey City University Median Salary by Job


Human Resources (HR) Manager
5 profiles

Staff Accountant
5 profiles

Director of Operations
4 profiles

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Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist
4 profiles

Clinical Supervisor
3 profiles

Executive Assistant
3 profiles

Senior Financial Analyst
3 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 208
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About This School

2039 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07305


State School

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The most popular field is the school district industry. Unfortunately, former NJCU students — a population with excellent SAT results — report salaries on the lower end of the pay scale. NJCU graduates see an average starting salary of $50K.


Jersey City, N.J. keeps the largest number of NJCU grads among cities despite the fact that it offers the lowest median compensation (about $45K). NJCU alumni in search of the largest paycheck, on the other hand, will find it in New York, N.Y. where around $54K is the average pay.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $49K per year, former Knights who have a Bachelor's Degree are the best paid among the alumni population.


Data Entry is a popular skill among NJCU alumni, with close to a third of workers reporting using it on the job. Accounts Payable commands a pay premium of 21 percent for former Knights. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Editing are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Health coverage is awarded to a fair number of former students, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of survey participants as well. A strong majority of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. New Jersey City University graduates also take advantage of free drinks, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Compensation averages approximately $51K for CUNY Brooklyn College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to NJCU grads. Other schools similar to NJCU include CUNY Bernard M Baruch College, Kean University, and CUNY Hunter College.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
760 970
ACT Scores

Key Stats for New Jersey City University


79 %
21 %
$28,993 - $55,955
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$28,993 - $61,042

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