Average Salary for Brooklyn College Alumni

Graduates of Brooklyn College on average end up making between about $43K at the bottom of the spectrum and approximately $113K at the top. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Brooklyn College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Senior Accountant
4 salaries
Elementary School Teacher
4 salaries
Administrative Assistant
3 salaries
Application Developer
3 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Coordinator
3 salaries
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
2 salaries
Inside Sales Representative
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 187

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The financial services industry registers as the most common industry among alumni.


Among Brooklyn College alumni, those working as VPs of Operations report the highest median pay of $113K, followed by Executive Assistants and Application Developers (both around $70K). Human Resources Coordinators face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $43K.


New York, N.Y. is a hub for Brooklyn College graduates — a large number call this city home. The top-paying city popular with Brooklyn College alumni is Secaucus, N.J., which offers a median salary of $98K. On the other hand, Brooklyn College alumni who end up in Washington, DC receive the lowest median salary of $34K. Atlanta, Ga. and Charlotte, N.C. are popular choices as well.

Degree Major

Brooklyn College grads who hold a Bachelor's Degree, Psychology can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average around $114K per year. Average annual salaries for those with a Master of Education (MEd), Elementary Education are the lowest of the pack, earning $34K.


Microsoft Excel is a common skill among Brooklyn College alumni — nearly one in ten grads mention using it at work. Operations Management commands a pay premium of 29 percent for Brooklyn College grads. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in three grads receive sick leave. A strong majority of alums set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health coverage is awarded to a strong majority of graduates, and dental insurance is issued to a majority of the survey participants as well. Additional benefits handed to Brooklyn College alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Brooklyn College


62 %
38 %
$35,968 - $71,668
$39,453 - $98,679
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
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