Average Salary for Brooklyn College Alumni

Graduates of Brooklyn College typically end up making between $43K and around $72K. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by Brooklyn College graduates who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Brooklyn College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Elementary School Teacher
4 salaries
$69,500  
   
Senior Accountant
4 salaries
$63,500  
Human Resources (HR) Coordinator
3 salaries
$42,800  
Executive Assistant
3 salaries
$70,000  
Administrative Assistant
3 salaries
$43,000  
Application Developer
3 salaries
$70,000  
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
2 salaries
$127,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 200
United States (change)

Industry

The most popular career sector among alumni is the financial services industry. Brooklyn College graduates see an estimated starting salary of $58K.

Gender

A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only about $55K on average compared to $68K for male graduates.

Jobs

The most generous salaries among Brooklyn College alumni are reportedly earned by Senior Accountants, whose earnings come to $72K, followed by Application Developers and Elementary School Teachers at approximately $70K. Sliding in near the bottom are Human Resources Coordinators, who report earnings of around $43K.

Locations

New York is filled with Brooklyn College grads. It is no surprise that Woodcliff Lake, which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is about $96K), is another of the most popular spots for former Brooklyn College students. Washington, DC is a popular spot for former Brooklyn College students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $34K. Alumni express interest in Atlanta and Tampa as well.

Degree Major

Brooklyn College students with a B.A. in Communication can expect to make the most money ($118K per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Those with a Master of Education (MEd), Elementary Education face salaries on the lower end, coming in close to $34K per year.

Skills

Roughly an eighth of Brooklyn College grads wind up using Microsoft Excel at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Brooklyn College grads who have experience with Financial Reporting can expect to make 29 percent more than other alumni (approximately $75K on average). Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-third of alumni get sick time. A fair portion of graduates save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A fair portion of alumni have medical plans, and a majority of the survey participants have dental insurance. Brooklyn College alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, life insurance, company pension plan, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for Brooklyn College

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %
Salary
$36,570 - $73,193
Salary
$40,630 - $95,760
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

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