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Average Salary for CUNY - John Jay College Criminal Justice Alumni

New York is home to CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

Typical Early Career Salary

$39,300
CUNY - John Jay College Criminal Justice Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Paralegal
6 salaries
$48,750  
   
Security Manager
5 salaries
$75,000  
Fraud Investigator
5 salaries
$49,897  
Human Resources (HR) Manager
5 salaries
$78,817  
Case Manager
4 salaries
$38,446  
Detective or Criminal Investigator
4 salaries
$42,471  
Administrative Assistant
4 salaries
$46,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 159
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CUNY - John Jay College Criminal Justice Details

899 Tenth Ave
New York, NY 10019

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Industry

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the social services industry, the retail industry, and the education industry. Among CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads, the legal services industry is a commonly chosen career field. Though CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads score high on the SAT, below-average pay in the workforce is common for this demographic. Former CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice graduates tend to bring in $47K.

Jobs

In the CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice alumni professional community, Human Resources Managers make the highest median pay (around $79K), though Security Managers (approximately $75K), and Executive Assistants ($58K) are close competitors. Salaries are anything but generous for Case Managers, where earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at about $38K.

Locations

Graduates of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice take pride in the city of New York, and a majority of grads wind up living and working here after graduation. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads also flock to Newburgh, which is home to salaries significantly above average (typical pay is $60K). On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads is Garden City (median compensation is $33K). Peekskill is also a common pick among CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads, along with Fort Lauderdale.

Degree Major

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and earn around $88K per year. Annual salaries for those with a Some college coursework with no degree are the lowest of the pack, earning $30K.

Skills

Knowing Security Policies and Procedures can pay off big time for CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads, who can expect a 66 percent bigger paycheck than other grads. Microsoft Office is a popular skill among CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice alumni, with a little less than one-fifth of grads reporting using it on the job. Competency in Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word also warrants excellent retribution.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one-third of alumni for sick time. Most alums plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; most grads are rewarded with health insurance and a majority of alums report dental coverage, too. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads are also lucky enough to receive a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, 403(b), and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Median pay for Metropolitan College of New York grads is approximately $51K, making their salaries most similar to those of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads. Other schools similar to CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice include Naval Postgraduate School, CUNY Hunter College, and CUNY Bernard M Baruch College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
850 1030
ACT Scores

Key Stats

Female
65 %
Male
35 %
Salary
$33,732 - $63,549
Salary
$31,785 - $74,386
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

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