Corning Community College Alumni Average Hourly Rate

Corning Community College is a university based in Corning, N.Y. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Corning Community College grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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About This School

1 Academic Dr
Corning, NY 14830

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Corning Community College alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the insurance and financial services industry, the glass, ceramics, and refractories manufacturing industry, and the long-term care or rehabilitation facility industry. Among Corning Community College grads, the manufacturing industry is a commonly chosen career field. Corning Community College graduates see an average starting salary of around $42K.


There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in approximately $75K after graduating from Corning Community College, the average woman earns only about $60K.


Despite handing out the worst average salary ($39K), Corning, N.Y. holds on to its Corning Community College student population, and slightly less than a fourth of grads continue to reside in the city. Corning Community College alumni in search of the largest paycheck, on the other hand, will find it in Elmira, N.Y. where $58K is the average pay.

Degree Major

An Associate's Degree, Business Management will compensate Corning Community College grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $110K on average per year. Graduates holding an Associate's Degree, Business Administration fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $34K.


Corning Community College alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Excel, with roughly one in six grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. For Corning Community College grads, proficiency in Operations Management warrants a paycheck that is 179 percent more than other alumni salaries. Other prime know-hows include Customer Service, Machine Operation, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, approximately one-third of alums report receiving the former, whereas just the larger part of former students report receiving the latter. To plan for old age, a strong majority of former students maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. For this school, a fair number of respondents are the recipients of health benefits, and more than half of former students pick up dental plans, too. Graduates of Corning Community College are also recipients of a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and defined benefit (db) retirement plan.

Related Schools

Median pay for Genesee Community College grads is $42K, making their salaries most similar to those of Corning Community College grads. Tompkins Cortland Community College, Jamestown Community College, and the Ulster County Community College are also similar to Corning Community College.

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Key Stats for Corning Community College


63 %
37 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $22
Hourly Rate
$15 - $20
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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