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

City College of New York (CCNY) grads can expect to earn between about $43K on the low end and $138K at the high end. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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City College of New York (CCNY) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Office Manager
4 salaries
Design Engineer
2 salaries
Senior Vice President (SVP), Operations
2 salaries
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
2 salaries
Program Director, Non-Profit
2 salaries
Physician Assistant (PA)
2 salaries
Systems Administrator
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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The construction industry registers as the most common industry among alumni.


Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $66K per year, but the second group takes home only approximately $53K.


Former City College of New York (CCNY) students with an interest in making money consider becoming Senior Vice Presidents of Operations, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to $138K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Chief Technology Officers (around $116K) and Network Engineers ($115K). Non-Profit Program Directors pick up approximately $43K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.


A large number of students head to New York, N.Y. after college. 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. City College of New York (CCNY) alumni in Miami, Fla. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $60K. In addition, grads flock to Albany, N.Y. as well as Seattle, Wash.

Degree Major

A Master of Science (MS), Mechanical Engineering (ME) will compensate City College of New York (CCNY) grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in about $113K on average per year. A B.A. in Communication commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $48K.


Microsoft Word commands a pay premium of 27 percent for City College of New York (CCNY) grads. Many former City College of New York (CCNY) students are familiar with Microsoft Office, and one in seven grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and AutoCAD.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in three grads receive sick leave. A strong majority of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A fair number of survey participants have medical plans, and the larger part of survey participants have dental insurance. Alumni of City College of New York (CCNY) also take in a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for City College of New York (CCNY)


40 %
60 %
$27,821 - $74,152
$42,215 - $92,052
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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

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