Average Hourly Rate for Corning Community College Alumni

Corning, N.Y. is home to Corning Community College, a university. This report is based on the answers of Corning Community College graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Corning Community College Alumni

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About This School

1 Academic Dr
Corning, NY 14830

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Graduates of Corning Community College work in a variety of sectors including the long-term care or rehabilitation facility industry, the glass, ceramics, and refractories manufacturing industry, and the insurance and financial services industry. Among Corning Community College grads, the manufacturing industry is a commonly chosen career field. Median pay for those who graduated from Corning Community College amounts to $43K.


For reasons other than money, Corning Community College grads are most commonly found still living in Corning, N.Y., where median pay sits at the bottom of the pay scale ($39K). However, Corning Community College grads looking to fill their bank accounts consider moving to Elmira, N.Y. — one of the most popular top-paying cities — with its median salary of $58K.

Degree Major

An Associate's Degree, Business Management earns Corning Community College students the most money after college (an average around $110K per year). An Associate's Degree, Business Administration commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of approximately $34K.


Knowledge of Operations Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 173 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (about $118K). Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Corning Community College alumni, with one-seventh of workers reporting using it on the job. Proficiency in Machine Operation, Customer Service, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to paid time off, there is more lenience involving vacation than illness; a majority of former students get vacation time, whereas just one-third of alumni get paid sick leave. A strong majority of former students opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. For this school, a strong majority of grads are the recipients of health benefits, and more than half of respondents pick up dental plans, too. Corning Community College grads also enjoy benefits like a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and defined benefit (db) retirement plan.

Related Schools

Alumni of Genesee Community College pick up average paychecks of $42K, which is closest to the amount made by Corning Community College grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to Corning Community College include Tompkins Cortland Community College, Jamestown Community College, and the Ulster County Community College.

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Key Stats for Corning Community College


63 %
37 %
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$8 - $23
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$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 10 votes.

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