CUNY - Hunter College Alumni Average Salary

Around 17,000 undergrads attend CUNY Hunter College, a school in New York, N.Y.. The school sits in the top 28 percent of universities by return on investment. This report is based on the responses of Hunter graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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CUNY - Hunter College Alumni

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National Salary Data 
Social Worker
26 salaries
Executive Assistant
21 salaries
Data Analyst
14 salaries
Administrative Assistant
12 salaries
Accounting Manager
9 salaries
Office Manager
8 salaries
Registered Nurse (RN)
8 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Aug 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 734
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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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Hunter alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the health care industry, the education industry, and the financial services industry. The most popular professional field seems to be the marketing, advertising, and media management industry. Graduates of Hunter earn $56K on average.


In the Hunter alumni professional community, Executive Assistants to CEOs make the highest median pay (around $100K), though Licensed Clinical Social Workers (approximately $60K), and Executive Assistants ($55K) are close competitors. Teacher Assistants wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning $23K.


New York is a popular place for Hunter students to settle after graduation, and a solid majority of grads find steadfast employment in the city.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) will compensate Hunter grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $125K on average per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Economics (about $46K on average annually).


Hunter grads are usually competent in Microsoft Excel, and one-seventh of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Former Hawks who have experience with Scheduling can expect to make 11 percent more than other alumni (approximately $62K on average). Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Office Administration.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in four survey participants get sick time. A fair number of alumni set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). It is no small feat that a strong majority of alumni are given health coverage, and a strong majority of graduates accept dental insurance. CUNY Hunter College graduates also take advantage of 403(b), a casual working environment, life insurance, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $66K for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Hunter grads. 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


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28 %
$36,540 - $71,340
$38,814 - $89,872
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
$38,281 - $78,723

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