Average Hourly Rate for Corning Community College Alumni

Based in Corning, N.Y., Corning Community College is 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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Bank Teller
Insurance Agent
Medical Laboratory Technician
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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About This School

1 Academic Dr
Corning, NY 14830

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Corning Community College alumni can most commonly be found in the banking industry, the glass, ceramics, and refractories manufacturing industry, and the long-term care or rehabilitation facility industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The majority of Corning Community College alumni wind up in the manufacturing industry. Graduates of Corning Community College earn about $40K on average.


Despite handing out the worst average salary ($39K), Corning, N.Y. holds on to its Corning Community College student population, and roughly a fourth of grads continue to reside in the city. For those seeking more money, Elmira, N.Y. is a popular destination for former Corning Community College students; median pay is $58K.

Degree Major

A graduate with an Associate's Degree, Business Management from Corning Community College can rake in a whopping average approximately $89K per year, more than any other degree from this school. 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 grads with Operations Management abilities can expect to make 192 percent more than their former classmates ($118K). Corning Community College grads are usually competent in Microsoft Excel, and about one in six alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Customer Relations, Customer Service, and Machine Operation are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Slightly more than half of the former students can rely on paid vacation days, but just one-third of alumni have the luxury of paid sick time. A strong majority of graduates set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health coverage is awarded to a fair number of graduates, and dental insurance is issued to a majority of respondents as well. 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

Median pay for Reading Area Community College grads is around $40K, making their salaries most similar to those of Corning Community College grads. Other schools similar to Corning Community College include Tompkins Cortland Community College, Jamestown Community College, and Genesee Community College.

Key Stats for Corning Community College


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40 %
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$8 - $22
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$9 - $19
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5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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