Average Salary for Brooklyn College Alumni

Students who graduate from Brooklyn College earn between $34K from the lowest paying jobs to about $128K from the most lucrative. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Brooklyn College grads who took the PayScale 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 most popular career sector among alumni is the financial services industry.


In the Brooklyn College alumni professional community, Chief Financial Officers make the highest median pay ($128K), though VPs of Operations ($113K), and Application Developers (around $70K) are close competitors. Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of approximately $34K in this job.


Many Brooklyn College students are New York, N.Y.-bound following college. Brooklyn College grads also flock to Woodcliff Lake, N.J., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is $106K). On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Brooklyn College grads is Washington, DC (median compensation is approximately $34K). Staten Island, N.Y. is also a top pick, as is Tampa, Fla.

Degree Major

Brooklyn College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor's Degree, Psychology and earn a median salary of $114K per year. Those holding a Master of Education (MEd), Elementary Education are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $34K on average per year.


Proficiency in Microsoft Office is common among Brooklyn College alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, close to a tenth of former students report doing so. Financial Reporting commands a pay premium of 29 percent for Brooklyn College grads. In addition, those who are savvy in Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Project Management are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one in three grads enjoy paid vacation and one in three grads receive sick leave. A fair number of former students set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health benefits extend to a strong majority of alums, and the larger part of survey participants also receive dental coverage. Brooklyn College grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Brooklyn College


62 %
38 %
$35,547 - $70,287
$39,336 - $97,557
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 58 votes.
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