Corning Community College Alumni Average Hourly Rate

Corning Community College is a university based in Corning, N.Y. Replies from former Corning Community College students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Corning Community College Alumni

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Field Service Technician
Administrative Assistant
Office Assistant
Office Manager
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Sep 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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About This School

1 Academic Dr
Corning, NY 14830

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The most popular career sector among alumni is the manufacturing industry. The long-term care or rehabilitation facility industry is perhaps the least commonly worked industry among Corning Community College grads, with less than ten percent of former students experienced in this area. Starting salaries of approximately $40K are the median among Corning Community College grads.


Infamous for its meager salaries (average pay is the lowest at $30K), just under a third of Corning Community College students still call Corning, N.Y. their home after graduation. 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 earns Corning Community College students the most money after college (an average $84K per year).


Nearly one-tenth of Corning Community College grads wind up using Computer Hardware Technician at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. For Corning Community College grads, proficiency in Customer Service warrants a paycheck that is more than double other alumni salaries. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a majority of graduates are rewarded with health insurance and a majority of alumni report dental coverage, too. More than half of alums opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Other benefits that Corning Community College alumni receive are a company-subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Alumni of Herkimer County Community College pick up average paychecks of around $40K, 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 Genesee Community College.

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Key Stats for Corning Community College


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38 %
Hourly Rate
$16 - $22
Hourly Rate
$10 - $25
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

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