Average Salary for Elmira College Alumni

Around 1,000 people attend Elmira College, a institution based in Elmira, N.Y. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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About This School

One Park Place
Elmira, NY 14901



Private School

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Graduates of Elmira College head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the health care services industry, the manufacturing industry, and the insurance and financial services industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the banking industry. Less than ten percent of Elmira College grads move into the insurance and financial services industry — it is the road least traveled for this demographic. Curiously, the high SAT results reported by Elmira College alumni do not result in top-paid positions in the workforce — in fact, this group brings home rather low salaries. Elmira College graduates see an average starting salary of $40K.


Male graduates of Elmira College out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of $71K versus $50K for women.


The most popular destination for former Elmira College students is Corning, N.Y. Denver, Colo. is another hot spot for Elmira College grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to around $125K). For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Elmira College alumni is Hornell, N.Y., which offers a median salary of about $30K. Neighboring Elmira, N.Y. is another common pick among Elmira College grads, along with Boston, Mass.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Elmira College alumni are those with a B.A. in Psychology — they earn close to $103K on average per year. A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration offers the lowest median annual financial reward (approximately $30K).


Elmira College alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with just under one-fifth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Elmira College grads who have experience with Home Health/Home Care can expect to make 209 percent more than other alumni ($125K on average). Customer Service, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one-third of alumni for sick time. More than half of former students have medical plans, and a majority of the survey participants have dental insurance. More than half of respondents participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Alumni of Elmira College also take in flexible hours, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and 401(a).

Related Schools

Southern Vermont College grads report the most similar salaries to Elmira College alums, earning about $38K on average. Other schools similar to Elmira College include Hilbert College, Cedar Crest College, and Thiel College.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
950 1150
ACT Scores 20 27

Key Stats for Elmira College


71 %
29 %
$30,913 - $79,900
$49,240 - $103,867
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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