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

City College of New York (CCNY) grads can expect to earn between $43K on the low end and $116K at the high end. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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City College of New York (CCNY) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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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
Network Engineer
3 salaries
Senior Vice President (SVP), Operations
2 salaries
Design Engineer
2 salaries
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
2 salaries
Program Director, Non-Profit
2 salaries
Project Manager, Construction
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 158

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The most highly represented industry among alumni is the construction industry.


There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in $66K after graduating from City College of New York (CCNY), the average woman earns only about $50K.


The City College of New York (CCNY) alumni who make the most are Chief Technology Officers; they report a median pay of around $116K. Network Engineers and Design Engineers draw in a fair amount as well — $115K and approximately $91K, respectively. Non-Profit Program Directors get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of $43K in this job.


Many City College of New York (CCNY) students are New York, N.Y.-bound following college. City College of New York (CCNY) alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Jersey City, N.J., which offers a median salary of $99K. On the other hand, City College of New York (CCNY) alumni who end up in Miami, Fla. receive the lowest median salary of around $60K. Other common destinations include Albany, N.Y. and Los Angeles, Calif.

Degree Major

City College of New York (CCNY) grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Master of Science (MS), Mechanical Engineering (ME) and earn a median salary of about $113K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Science in Psychology — their annual income amounts to $45K on average.


Microsoft Office is a common skill among City College of New York (CCNY) alumni — about a sixth of grads mention using it at work. City College of New York (CCNY) grads with Project Management abilities can expect to make 30 percent more than their former classmates (approximately $79K). In addition, those who are savvy in Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and AutoCAD are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-third of alumni get sick time. A strong majority of alums save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health benefits extend to a fair number of alumni, and a majority of alumni also receive dental coverage. Additional perks enjoyed by City College of New York (CCNY) grads include a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for City College of New York (CCNY)


41 %
59 %
$27,191 - $72,804
$41,260 - $91,960
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 39 votes.

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