Villanova University Alumni Average Salary

Ranked in the top 13 percent of universities by return on investment, Villanova University is a Roman Catholic university based in Villanova, Pa., and it's home to around 7,000 undergraduates. Often heralded for its athletics, Villanova University also offers a top-notch curriculum. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

77th

20 Year Net ROI 

$554,000

Annual ROI 

6.2%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$239,000

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College Salary Report

80th

Early Career Salary 

$62,900

Mid-Career Salary 

$119,800

% High Meaning 

44 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Villanova University Median Salary by Job

MinMax

Human Resources (HR) Director
31 profiles
$85,423
$64K$129K

Financial Analyst
16 profiles
$64,714
$57K$86K

Structural Engineer
15 profiles
$64,273
$57K$80K

United States (change)

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
14 profiles
$80,884
$62K$114K

Human Resources (HR) Generalist
14 profiles
$55,335
$44K$71K

Human Resources (HR) Manager
14 profiles
$87,077
$65K$107K

Civil Engineer
11 profiles
$72,935
$49K$126K

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,120
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About This School

800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085-1699

7,871

Private School, Research University, Religious, For Sports Fans

90 %

21 %

36 %

12 %

Industry

Graduates of Villanova head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the consulting industry, the financial services industry, and the retail industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. Among Villanova grads, the engineering services industry is a commonly chosen career field. In line with impressive SAT scores, Villanova grads also report top-earning positions in the workforce. Villanova graduates see an average starting salary of approximately $82K.

Jobs

Villanova grads who become Mechanical Engineers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average around $86K annually.

Locations

Many Villanova grads flock to Philadelphia, Pa. Villanova grads also flock to Washington, DC, which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is about $110K). On the far end of the pay scale, Villanova alumni often reside in New York, N.Y., which is home to the lowest pay at $71K.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree, Accounting & Finance will compensate Villanova grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $107K on average per year. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (CE) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $78K per year.

Skills

Former Wildcats with Benefits & Compensation experience garner salaries that are 4 percent more than other grads' salaries. Villanova grads are usually competent in Microsoft Office, and just under one-fifth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Demonstrated ability in Project Management, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, just over one-third of respondents report receiving the former, whereas just half of the alumni report receiving the latter. Most respondents report contributing to a 401(k). For this school, most grads are the recipients of health benefits, and a large number of graduates pick up dental plans, too. Villanova University grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Arcadia University graduates, who earn $86K on average, make a similar amount to Villanova grads. Eastern University, Saint Joseph's University, and Philadelphia University are also similar to Villanova.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1790 2090
ACT Scores 29 32

Key Stats for Villanova University

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Salary
$45,913 - $84,592
Salary
$58,962 - $116,517

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%
$76,250

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