Average Salary for CUNY - John Jay College Criminal Justice Alumni

Students of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice call New York home for four years. This synopsis is derived from the responses of former CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice students who took 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
5 salaries
$53,513  
   
Human Resources (HR) Manager
5 salaries
$78,817  
Security Manager
4 salaries
$70,000  
Detective or Criminal Investigator
4 salaries
$42,471  
Fraud Investigator
4 salaries
$49,045  
Case Manager
4 salaries
$38,446  
Administrative Assistant
4 salaries
$46,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Feb 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142
United States (change)

About This School

899 Tenth Ave
New York, NY 10019

CUNY John Jay College Criminal Justice

13,217

State School

34 %

79 %

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Industry

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the social services industry, the legal services industry, and the education industry. Among CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads, the retail industry is a commonly chosen career field. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice students do not advance into high-paying positions after graduation despite their impressive SAT results. Typical pay for those who graduated from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice amounts to $46K.

Jobs

Among CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice graduates, the biggest earners are Human Resources Managers, who haul in about $79K on average. Next on the list are Security Managers and Fraud Investigators, bringing in around $75K and $50K, respectively. On the lower end, Case Managers report making $38K.

Locations

New York is such a great city that CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice alumni tend to stick around after wrapping up their studies, with a majority of grads staying on to find permanent work. Fort Lauderdale is also a common destination for CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of approximately $60K. Home to the lowest median salary for CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice alumni is Garden City, a popular place for former students despite its $33K average paycheck. Other cities of interest include Peekskill and Philadelphia.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) leads to the highest pay for CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads (about $87K per year). On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Some college coursework with no degree tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making around $30K per year.

Skills

Security Policies and Procedures commands a pay premium of 69 percent for CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads. Microsoft Office is a common skill among CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice alumni — a little less than a fifth of grads mention using it at work. Also considered top-notch skills are Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.

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. Dental insurance applies to a majority of graduates, and most former students report health coverage. A fair portion of alumni set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Alumni of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice also take in a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and 403(b).

Related Schools

Compensation averages $50K for Metropolitan College of New York alumni, making their earnings most comparable to 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.
860 1040
ACT Scores

Key Stats for CUNY - John Jay College Criminal Justice

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %
Salary
$33,631 - $63,899
Salary
$30,627 - $73,532
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

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