Bergen Community College Alumni Average Hourly Rate

Located in Paramus, N.J., Bergen Community College is a university. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Bergen Community College Alumni

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About This School

400 Paramus Rd
Paramus, NJ 07652-1595

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Bergen Community College alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include law, the banking industry, and clinical care. The most popular field is the dentist's office industry. Following graduation, Bergen Community College students earn an average of around $46K.


In the Bergen Community College alumni professional community, Legal Secretaries make the highest median pay (about $54K), though Legal Assistants (approximately $38K), and Paralegals ($32K) are close competitors. Sliding in near the bottom are Insurance Claims Assistants, who report earnings of $19K.


Many Bergen Community College grads end up living in New York, N.Y., deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. It is also not uncommon to find former Bergen Community College students living and working in Paramus, N.J. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $70K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Bergen Community College alumni is Mountainside, N.J., where earnings average $38K. Other popular cities for Bergen Community College alumni include nearby Hackensack, N.J. and Clifton, N.J.

Degree Major

Bergen Community College students with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Accounting can expect to make the most money (around $65K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is an Associate of Business Administration (ABA), Legal Studies ($38K on average annually).


For Bergen Community College grads, proficiency in Operations Management warrants a paycheck that is 60 percent more than other alumni salaries. Proficiency in Customer Service is common among Bergen Community College alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, nearly one in eight former students report doing so. Experience with Document Preparation, Scheduling, and Microsoft Office is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Half of the former students are allowed to take paid time off for vacation, but only about one in six survey participants get paid sick leave. For this school, a majority of alumni are the recipients of health benefits, and close to half of the alumni pick up dental plans, too. The larger part of alumni allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Other benefits awarded to Bergen Community College alumni include a casual working environment, free drinks, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Median pay for SUNY Westchester Community College grads is $47K, making their salaries most similar to those of Bergen Community College grads. Passaic County Community College, Rockland Community College, and County College of Morris are also similar to Bergen Community College.

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Key Stats for Bergen Community College


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$13 - $36
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$8 - $24
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

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