Average Salary for Brooklyn College Alumni

Brooklyn College grads can expect to earn between approximately $43K on the low end and $128K at the high end. This outline is based on answers 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
Application Developer
3 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Coordinator
3 salaries
Elementary School Teacher
3 salaries
Senior Executive Assistant
2 salaries
2 salaries
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 172

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


Among Brooklyn College graduates, the biggest earners are Chief Financial Officers, who haul in $128K on average. Next on the list are Application Developers and Senior Executive Assistants, bringing in around $70K and $67K, respectively. Human Resources Coordinators get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of about $43K in this job.


New York, N.Y. is a hub for Brooklyn College graduates — a large number call this city home. Brooklyn College grads also flock to Secaucus, N.J., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is $98K). On the far end of the pay scale, Brooklyn College alumni often reside in Washington, DC, which is home to the lowest pay at $34K. In addition, grads flock to Tampa, Fla. as well as Charlotte, N.C.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Brooklyn College alumni are those with a B.A. in Communication — they earn close to $118K on average per year. A Master of Education (MEd), Elementary Education commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $34K.


Customer Service is a common skill among Brooklyn College alumni — roughly a tenth of grads mention using it at work. Financial Reporting commands a pay premium of 33 percent for Brooklyn College grads. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-third of alumni get paid sick time. A strong majority of alumni take advantage of a 401(k) plan. A strong majority of respondents have medical plans, and the larger part of grads have dental insurance. Graduates of Brooklyn College are also recipients of life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Brooklyn College


62 %
38 %
$35,680 - $68,817
$39,013 - $98,832
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 57 votes.
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