St. John's University - Queens, NY Alumni Average Salary

Around 16,000 people attend St John's University, a Roman Catholic institution based in Queens, N.Y. The school has a strong sports tradition (Go Red Storms!) and its urban campus offers many benefits for its students. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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St. John's University - Queens, NY Median Salary by Job


Operations Manager
16 profiles

Human Resources (HR) Manager
13 profiles

Administrative Assistant
11 profiles

United States (change)

10 profiles

Physician Assistant (PA)
10 profiles

10 profiles

Executive Assistant
9 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 865
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About This School

8000 Utopia Pky
Queens, NY 11439

St. John's University, St. John's University, New York


Private School, Research University, Religious, For Sports Fans

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Graduates of SJU are found working in a number of different fields including the banking industry, the hotel industry, and the retail industry. A large chunk of former SJU students are employed in the retail pharmacy or drugstore industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Those with an education from SJU earn an average of about $69K.


After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average around $73K per year compared to females' $57K.


The biggest paychecks among SJU alumni are earned by Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators — these former students make an average $43K per year.


Glen Cove, N.Y. is a hot spot for SJU alum.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science (CS) from SJU can rake in a whopping average $112K per year, more than any other degree from this school. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Master of Arts (MA), Library & Information Science tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average approximately $35K per year.


Financial Analysis commands a pay premium of 81 percent for former Red Storms. SJU alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Office, with close to one-sixth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Financial Analysis are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in three grads get paid sick time. Health coverage is awarded to a fair number of grads, and dental insurance is issued to a majority of alumni as well. A fair number of former students report contributing to a 401(k). St John's University graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment, free drinks, 403(b), and stock purchase plan.

Related Schools

Seton Hall University grads bring in salaries of around $68K, making them the most similar to SJU alumni in terms of earnings. Adelphi University, Hofstra University, and New School are also similar to SJU.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
960 1180
ACT Scores 22 27

Key Stats for St. John's University - Queens, NY


53 %
47 %
$35,355 - $77,670
$40,547 - $104,914

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$35,117 - $101,497

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