The health care services industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni.
Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks around $64K per year, but the second group takes home only $49K.
Former City College of New York (CCNY) students with an interest in making money consider becoming Civil Engineers, the highest-paying gig (earnings amount to about $93K on average) among this alumni group.
City College of New York (CCNY) grads who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $66K per year. Graduates holding a B.A. in Economics fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $57K.
About a sixth of grads report using Customer Service as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. For City College of New York (CCNY) grads, proficiency in Microsoft Office warrants a paycheck that is 50 percent more than other alumni salaries. Experience with Information Technology (IT) Support, Office Management, and Project Management is highly valued as well.
Benefits and Perks
Just over half of the alumni can rely on paid vacation days, but just one-fifth of alumni have the luxury of paid sick time. Most graduates participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Most former students enjoy benefits like health insurance, while more than half of grads receive dental plans, too. Other benefits that City College of New York (CCNY) alumni receive are a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.