The most popular field is the financial services industry.
In the Baruch College alumni professional community, Information Technology Project Managers make the highest median pay (about $80K).
With a median annual earnings of around $83K per year, Baruch College grads who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are the best paid among the alumni population. Graduates holding a Bachelor's Degree fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of approximately $70K.
Many former Baruch College students are familiar with Microsoft Excel, and just under one in three grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Knowledge of Project Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 14 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($80K). Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Office, Bookkeeping, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
Both vacation time and sick leave are paid out for most former students. Nearly all respondents participate in a 401(k) program. Almost all alumni receive health insurance, and almost all survey participants get dental coverage. Other benefits that Baruch College alumni receive are life insurance, free drinks, a casual working environment, and stock purchase plan.