CUNY - Hunter College Alumni Average Salary

It's hard to find a better value for your tuition dollar than at CUNY Hunter College, a university based in New York, N.Y.. The school is ranked in the top 28 percent of universities by return on investment. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Hunter grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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63 %

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CUNY - Hunter College School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
Less than 1 year
2 salaries
1-4 years
8 salaries
5-9 years
10 salaries
10-19 years
5 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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About This School

695 Park Ave
New York, NY 10065

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


State School

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Graduates of Hunter are found working in a number of different fields including the retail industry, the medical office industry, and the coalition for non-profit organization industry. The most popular career sector among alumni is the early childhood education industry. Hunter graduates see an average starting salary of $52K.


Hunter students enjoy their time in New York, and a solid majority of students actually choose to live and work there after graduating.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science (CS) earns Hunter students the most money after college (an average $55K per year). Average annual salaries for those with a B.A. in Psychology are the lowest of the pack, earning approximately $36K.


Hunter grads are usually competent in Microsoft Excel, and approximately one in five alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Competency in Financial Analysis translates into above-average pay for former Hawks — they earn 49 percent more than their fellow graduates. Experience with Customer Service, Microsoft Office, and Office Administration is highly valued as well.

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 save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health benefits extend to a fair number of alumni, and a fair number of respondents also receive dental coverage. Additional perks enjoyed by CUNY Hunter College grads include 403(b), a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

Related Schools

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

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1060 1260
ACT Scores

Key Stats for CUNY - Hunter College


59 %
41 %
$22,669 - $54,496
$52,359 - $94,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$32,250 - $95,632

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