CUNY - Hunter College Alumni Average Salary

Ranked in the top 28 percent of universities by return on investment, CUNY Hunter College is a university based in New York, N.Y., and it's home to around 17,000 undergraduates. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 717

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695 Park Ave
New York, NY 10065

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


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The early childhood education industry, the retail industry, and the coalition for non-profit organization industry are just a few of the areas in which Hunter grads find work. Among Hunter grads, the medical office industry is a commonly chosen career field. Those with an education from Hunter earn an average of around $51K.


Upon earning their degrees, many Hunter grads prefer to remain in New York; in fact, a large number of grads appreciate the area so much that they find permanent jobs there.

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. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Psychology (approximately $36K on average annually).


Competency in Billing translates into above-average pay for former Hawks — they earn 33 percent more than their fellow graduates. About a fourth of grads report using Microsoft Excel as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Competency in Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Office Administration also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one in four survey participants are paid for vacation and just one-fourth of alumni for sick time. A strong majority of grads enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a strong majority of former students receive dental plans, too. A strong majority of alums take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Other benefits awarded to CUNY Hunter College alumni include 403(b), a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, CUNY Bernard M Baruch College grads (who make an average of $66K) earn salaries most similar to Hunter alumni. CUNY City College, CUNY Queens College, and New Jersey City University are also similar to Hunter.

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