Average Salary for City College of New York (CCNY) Alumni

Graduates of City College of New York (CCNY) on average end up making between $43K at the bottom of the spectrum and about $138K at the top. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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City College of New York (CCNY) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Office Manager
3 salaries
$47,000  
   
Project Engineer
2 salaries
$63,500  
Network Engineer
2 salaries
$94,998  
Program Director, Non-Profit
2 salaries
$42,500  
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
2 salaries
$115,500  
Systems Administrator
2 salaries
$89,000  
Physician Assistant (PA)
2 salaries
$87,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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Industry

The most popular career sector among alumni is the construction industry.

Gender

A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only around $53K on average compared to $66K for male graduates.

Jobs

Senior Vice Presidents of Operations win the contest for best-paid City College of New York (CCNY) alumni, making approximately $138K on average every year, though Chief Technology Officers ($116K), and Design Engineers ($91K) are not far behind. Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Non-Profit Program Directors; alumni in this role face average salaries of around $43K.

Locations

Many City College of New York (CCNY) grads flock to New York, N.Y. Poughkeepsie, N.Y. is also a common destination for City College of New York (CCNY) grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $121K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by City College of New York (CCNY) alumni is Albany, N.Y., where earnings average $60K. Seattle, Wash. and Miami, Fla. also rank high on the list of cities.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid City College of New York (CCNY) alumni are those with a Master of Science (MS), Mechanical Engineering (ME) — they earn close to $113K on average per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Communication (about $48K on average annually).

Skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Word seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 28 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($79K). City College of New York (CCNY) alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Office, with about one in six grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (one-third of alumni and one-third of alumni, respectively). A fair number of former students set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health benefits extend to a fair number of grads, and a majority of respondents also receive dental coverage. City College of New York (CCNY) grads also enjoy benefits like a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for City College of New York (CCNY)

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %
Salary
$29,799 - $75,631
Salary
$43,211 - $91,291
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

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