Average Salary for Bergen Community College Alumni

Bergen Community College is a university located in Paramus. The data in this summary come from Bergen Community College alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Bergen Community College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Legal Assistant
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Operations Manager
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Executive Assistant
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Insurance Claims Assistant
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Legal Secretary
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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About This School

400 Paramus Rd
Paramus, NJ 07652-1595

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Graduates of Bergen Community College go into the education industry, the banking industry, and law, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the dentist's office industry. Those with an education from Bergen Community College earn an average of $49K.


The biggest paychecks among Bergen Community College alumni are earned by Senior Operations Managers — these former students make around $79K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Operations Managers (approximately $70K) and Custodial Supervisors ($58K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Office Managers — they bring in about $32K.


Bergen Community College alumni typically remain in Paramus, the city they've grown to love, after graduation, and less than ten percent of grads find permanent positions in the workforce here. It is also not uncommon to find former Bergen Community College students living and working in New York — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $70K. Jersey City is a popular spot for former Bergen Community College students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $30K. In addition, Bergen Community College grads flock to neighboring Clifton as well as Teaneck.

Degree Major

A graduate with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Computer Information Systems (CIS) from Bergen Community College can rake in a whopping around $80K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Legal Studies — their annual income amounts to $34K on average.


Bergen Community College grads with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) experience garner salaries that are 42 percent more than other grads' salaries. Bergen Community College grads are usually competent in Customer Service, and about a seventh of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

As for time away from work, just over half of the graduates are compensated for vacation days, but only one in four survey participants can take paid time off due to illness. It is no small feat that a majority of grads are given health coverage, and just over half of the respondents accept dental insurance. A majority of alumni save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Additional benefits handed to Bergen Community College alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, free drinks, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alumni of Brookdale Community College pick up average paychecks of approximately $49K, which is closest to the amount made by Bergen Community College grads among similar schools. Passaic County Community College, SUNY Westchester Community College, and Rockland Community College are also similar to Bergen Community College.

Key Stats for Bergen Community College


68 %
32 %
$27,024 - $64,297
$36,420 - $71,256
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

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