Average Salary for Brooklyn College Alumni

Students who graduate from Brooklyn College earn between approximately $43K from the lowest paying jobs to about $128K from the most lucrative. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Brooklyn College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Senior Accountant
4 salaries
$63,500  
   
Human Resources (HR) Coordinator
3 salaries
$42,800  
Application Developer
3 salaries
$70,000  
Senior Executive Assistant
2 salaries
$67,407  
Vice President (VP), Operations
2 salaries
$113,233  
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
2 salaries
$34,286  
Accounts Receivable Coordinator
2 salaries
$55,021  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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Industry

The most popular career sector among alumni is the financial services industry.

Jobs

Chief Financial Officers win the contest for best-paid Brooklyn College alumni, making around $128K on average every year, though VPs of Operations ($113K), and Elementary School Teachers ($73K) are not far behind. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Human Resources Coordinators — they bring in $43K.

Locations

Many Brooklyn College grads flock to New York, N.Y. It is no surprise that Woodcliff Lake, N.J., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $106K), is another of the most popular spots for former Brooklyn College students. Home to the lowest median salary for Brooklyn College alumni is Washington, DC, a popular place for former students despite its $34K average paycheck. Charlotte, N.C. and Atlanta, Ga. also rank high on the list of cities.

Degree Major

Brooklyn College students with a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) can expect to make the most money (approximately $127K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Master of Education (MEd), Elementary Education ($34K on average annually).

Skills

One in eight Brooklyn College grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Knowledge of C++ seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are nearly double their former classmates' salaries (around $108K). Also considered top-notch skills are Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one-third of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-fourth of alumni get sick time. Health coverage is awarded to a strong majority of respondents, and dental insurance is issued to the larger part of alumni as well. A strong majority of survey participants save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Brooklyn College alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Brooklyn College

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %
Salary
$35,334 - $69,710
Salary
$42,500 - $103,924

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

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