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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College ROI Report

479th

20 Year Net ROI 

$304,000

Annual ROI 

8.3%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$79,800

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College Salary Report

498th

Early Career Salary 

$45,700

Mid-Career Salary 

$73,900

% High Meaning 

63 %

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CUNY - Hunter College Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$23K$46K$69K
Social Worker
24 salaries
$53,229  
   
Executive Assistant
23 salaries
$55,249  
Administrative Assistant
11 salaries
$42,500  
Data Analyst
10 salaries
$55,019  
Registered Nurse (RN)
9 salaries
$67,273  
Program Director, Non-Profit
8 salaries
$58,486  
Financial Analyst
8 salaries
$54,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 717

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About This School

695 Park Ave
New York, NY 10065

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

16,689

State School

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Industry

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.

Locations

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).

Skills

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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Key Stats for CUNY - Hunter College

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %
Salary
$22,468 - $54,971
Salary
$52,359 - $94,000
038
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%
$40,950 - $94,000
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