CUNY - John Jay College Criminal Justice Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in New York, N.Y., CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a school, has a student population of roughly 13,000. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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665th

Early Career Salary 

$39,100

% High Meaning 

52.0%

Mid-Career Salary 

$69,500

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CUNY - John Jay College Criminal Justice Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$25K$50K$75K
Paralegal
4 salaries
$54,495  
   
Human Resources (HR) Manager
4 salaries
$74,000  
Administrative Assistant
3 salaries
$50,000  
Senior Paralegal
3 salaries
$59,915  
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
2 salaries
$42,000  
Fraud Investigator
2 salaries
$50,000  
Executive Assistant
2 salaries
$57,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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899 Tenth Ave
New York, NY 10019

CUNY John Jay College Criminal Justice

13,217

State School

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Industry

Former CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the retail industry, the education industry, and law. The legal services industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. For CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice alumni — a demographic with impressive SAT scores — salaries actually come in on the lower end. Former CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice graduates bring in $47K on average.

Jobs

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads who become Security Managers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $75K annually. However, Human Resources Managers and Executive Assistants also rank as top-earners (bringing in $74K and about $58K, respectively). Operations Managers pick up $44K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.

Locations

Upon earning their degrees, many CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads prefer to remain in New York; in fact, a strong majority of grads appreciate the area so much that they find permanent jobs there. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads also flock to New York, N.Y., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is approximately $51K). Home to the lowest median salary for CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice alumni is Garden City, N.Y., a popular place for former students despite its around $33K average paycheck. Graduates also relocate to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and Princeton, N.J.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice will compensate CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in approximately $68K on average per year. Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor's Degree, Criminal Justice are the lowest of the pack, earning about $34K.

Skills

Operations Management commands a pay premium of 50 percent for CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads. One-fifth of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Proficiency in Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in five survey participants get sick time. Health coverage is awarded to a fair number of former students, and dental insurance is issued to a strong majority of graduates as well. A strong majority of respondents opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads also enjoy benefits like a company-subsidized cell phone, 403(b), life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Alumni of Metropolitan College of New York pick up average paychecks of around $50K, which is closest to the amount made by CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads among similar schools. Naval Postgraduate School, CUNY Hunter College, and CUNY Bernard M Baruch College are also similar to CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
860 1040
ACT Scores

Key Stats for CUNY - John Jay College Criminal Justice

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Salary
$33,778 - $61,339
Salary
$30,627 - $75,191
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
City of Peekskill
$61,475
$45,000

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