Binghamton University Alumni Average Salary

Binghamton University grads can expect to earn between approximately $28K on the low end and $108K at the high end. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Software Engineer
50 salaries
Mechanical Engineer
27 salaries
Electrical Engineer
21 salaries
Software Developer
13 salaries
Financial Analyst
11 salaries
11 salaries
Senior Software Engineer
10 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Aug 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,018
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A large chunk of former Binghamton University students are employed in the software development industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population.


There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is about $81K, but the median for the latter is only $56K.


In the Binghamton University alumni professional community, Senior Software Engineers make the highest median pay (around $108K), though Senior Software Engineers ($96K), and Senior Marketing Managers ($83K) are close competitors. Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Administrative Assistants; alumni in this role face average salaries of approximately $28K.


A large number of students head to Stamford, Conn. after college. It is no surprise that New York, N.Y., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is about $73K), is another of the most popular spots for former Binghamton University students. On the far end of the pay scale, Binghamton University alumni often reside in Binghamton, N.Y., which is home to the lowest pay at $50K. Houston, Texas is also a common pick among Binghamton University grads, along with Washington, DC.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Binghamton University alumni are those with a Master of Science (MS), Mechanical Engineering (ME) — they earn close to $94K on average per year. A B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of around $44K.


Binghamton University grads with Microsoft SQL Server experience garner salaries that are double other grads' salaries. HTML is a popular skill among Binghamton University alumni, with roughly a sixth of workers reporting using it on the job. SQL, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-sixth of alumni receive sick leave. Nearly all alumni receive health insurance, and a fair number of graduates get dental coverage. Nearly all former students allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Binghamton University alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

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