The majority of Baruch College alumni wind up in the financial services industry.
Among Baruch College graduates, the biggest earners are Information Technology Project Managers, who haul in $80K on average.
With a median annual earnings of about $83K per year, Baruch College grads who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are the best paid among the alumni population. A Bachelor's Degree is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $70K.
Project Management commands a pay premium of 14 percent for Baruch College grads. Baruch College alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Excel, with just under one in three grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Office, Bookkeeping, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
Some take advantage of an attractive benefits package; most grads are paid for both vacation and sick time. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, the vast majority of alumni contribute to a 401(k). It is no small feat that almost all alumni are given health coverage, and nearly all grads accept dental insurance. Baruch College alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, free drinks, a casual working environment, and stock purchase plan.