Brooklyn College Alumni Average Salary

Graduates of Brooklyn College on average end up making between $43K at the bottom of the spectrum and $128K at the top. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Brooklyn College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Senior Accountant
3 salaries
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
3 salaries
Application Developer
3 salaries
Staff Accountant
2 salaries
Inside Sales Representative
2 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Coordinator
2 salaries
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Nov 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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The financial services industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni.


Brooklyn College grads who become Chief Financial Officers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average approximately $128K annually. However, VPs of Operations and Application Developers also rank as top-earners (bringing in $113K and about $70K, respectively). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Human Resources Coordinators who make an average of $43K.


Many Brooklyn College students are New York, N.Y.-bound following college. Brooklyn College alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Charlotte, N.C., which offers a median salary of around $85K. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Brooklyn College alumni is Washington, DC, which offers a median salary of about $34K. In addition, grads flock to Atlanta, Ga. as well as Boston, Mass.

Degree Major

Brooklyn College grads who hold a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $127K per year. Average annual salaries for those with a Master of Education (MEd), Elementary Education are the lowest of the pack, earning $34K.


For Brooklyn College grads, proficiency in C++ warrants a paycheck that is nearly double other alumni salaries. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is common among Brooklyn College alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, close to a seventh of former students report doing so. Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Project Management are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one-third of alumni are paid for vacation and just one-third of alumni for sick time. A fair number of grads have medical plans, and more than half of alums have dental insurance. A strong majority of graduates allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Brooklyn College grads also enjoy benefits like a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Brooklyn College


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$35,776 - $69,710
$41,022 - $100,650
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