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

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.
Elementary School Teacher
4 salaries
Senior Accountant
4 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Coordinator
3 salaries
Executive Assistant
3 salaries
Administrative Assistant
3 salaries
Application Developer
3 salaries
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 200
United States (change)


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


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


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.


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.


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


57 %
43 %
$36,570 - $73,193
$40,630 - $95,760
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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