CUNY - Hunter College Alumni Average Salary

Attending CUNY Hunter College, a university can pay off very well in the long run. The school is based in New York, N.Y., and it is ranked in the top 28 percent of universities by return on investment. The data in this summary come from Hunter alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 747

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695 Park Ave
New York, NY 10065

Hunter College - The City University of New York (CUNY)


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Graduates of Hunter go into the early childhood education industry, the coalition for non-profit organization industry, and the retail industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The medical office industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. The average salary for a grad from Hunter is around $51K.


Many Hunter alumni seem to stick around New York after wrapping up their studies; most grads remain to find permanent work.

Degree Major

A graduate with a B.A. in Economics from Hunter can rake in a whopping average about $70K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Graduates holding a B.A. in Psychology fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $36K.


Former Hawks with Financial Analysis experience garner salaries that are 51 percent more than other grads' salaries. Many Hunter grads have knowledge of Microsoft Excel, with nearly one-fourth of alumni using this program on the clock. Competency in Microsoft Office, Office Administration, and Customer Service also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Only one-fourth of alumni earn paid vacation and just one in four survey participants get paid sick time. A fair number of former students set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. It is no small feat that a fair number of grads are given health coverage, and a fair number of alums accept dental insurance. CUNY Hunter College graduates also take advantage of 403(b), a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College graduates, who earn $66K on average, make a similar amount to Hunter grads. Other schools similar to Hunter include CUNY City College, CUNY Queens College, and New Jersey City University.

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