Average Salary for Baruch College Alumni

Graduates of Baruch College typically end up making between around $40K and $114K. This synopsis is derived from the responses of former Baruch College students who took PayScale's salary survey.

Baruch College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Accounting Manager
4 salaries
$86,358  
   
Administrative Assistant
3 salaries
$40,031  
Information Technology (IT) Director
2 salaries
$85,000  
Marketing Coordinator
2 salaries
$45,000  
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
2 salaries
$91,000  
Benefits Manager
2 salaries
$78,280  
Senior Accountant
2 salaries
$63,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
United States (change)

Industry

The most popular field is the financial services industry. On the other end of the spectrum is the asset management industry, which attracts less than five percent of Baruch College alumni. Former Baruch College graduates tend to bring in $69K.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among Baruch College alumni are Assistant Controllers; they earn a median annual salary of approximately $114K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at about $86K and $85K are Accounting Managers and Information Technology Directors. Administrative Assistants pick up $40K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.

Locations

Flushing is a hot spot for Baruch College alum. In addition, former Baruch College students often head to New York after graduating, where typical salaries come to $70K in this top-paying city. Baruch College alumni in Atlanta can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at approximately $70K.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree, Finance earns Baruch College students the most money after college ($146K per year). A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting & Finance commands less pay, and these degree-holders face salaries of about $52K.

Skills

Competency in Financial Reporting translates into above-average pay for Baruch College grads — they earn 24 percent more than their fellow graduates. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is common among Baruch College alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, between a fifth and a fourth of former students report doing so. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office, Financial Reporting, and Financial Analysis rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in three grads get sick time. Dental insurance applies to a fair portion of former students, and a solid majority of former students report health coverage. A strong majority of graduates set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Other benefits awarded to Baruch College alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for Baruch College

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %
Salary
$37,555 - $84,138
Salary
$45,144 - $105,406
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

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