CUNY - John Jay College Criminal Justice Alumni Average Salary

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a school in New York, N.Y., has roughly 13,000 undergrads. This report is based on the responses of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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College Salary Report

628th

Early Career Salary 

$39,500

Mid-Career Salary 

$72,300

% High Meaning 

52 %

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CUNY - John Jay College Criminal Justice Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Paralegal
11 salaries
$51,470  
   
Case Manager
10 salaries
$40,488  
Executive Assistant
5 salaries
$69,919  
Retail Store Manager
5 salaries
$45,000  
Program Manager, Non-Profit Organization
4 salaries
$64,500  
Police Officer
4 salaries
$63,000  
Security Director
4 salaries
$110,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Aug 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 312
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About This School

899 Tenth Ave
New York, NY 10019

CUNY John Jay College Criminal Justice

13,217

State School

34 %

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Industry

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice alumni can most commonly be found in the legal services industry, the health care services industry, and the social services industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the banking industry. Despite the excellent SAT scores reported by CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice alumni, former students go on to earn relatively modest salaries. Former CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice graduates bring in $44K on average.

Gender

Male graduates of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of around $56K versus about $47K for women.

Jobs

Among CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice graduates, the biggest earners are Human Resources Managers, who haul in approximately $82K on average. Next on the list are Senior Paralegals and Paralegals, bringing in $61K and $54K, respectively. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Human Resources Generalists who make an average of $42K.

Locations

Despite handing out the worst average salary ($47K), New York, N.Y. holds on to its CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice student population, and the greater part of grads continue to reside in the city. By comparison, the top-paying city popular with CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice alumni is Peekskill, N.Y., which offers a median salary of $62K.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads with a Master of Public Administration (MPA), Human Resources Management (HRM) (average earnings climb to around $66K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor's Degree, Criminal Justice (about $30K on average annually).

Skills

Customer Service is a popular skill among CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice alumni, with roughly one in five workers reporting using it on the job. Employee Relations commands a pay premium of 69 percent for CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-fifth of alumni get sick time. A fair number of survey participants take advantage of a 401(k) plan. For this school, a fair number of grads are the recipients of health benefits, and a strong majority of alumni pick up dental plans, too. Additional perks enjoyed by CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grads include life insurance, a casual working environment, free drinks, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Metropolitan College of New York grads bring in salaries of around $45K, making them the most similar to CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice include Naval Postgraduate School, CUNY Hunter College, and CUNY Bernard M Baruch College.

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Key Stats for CUNY - John Jay College Criminal Justice

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %
Salary
$31,200 - $62,878
Salary
$31,340 - $83,524
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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