Average Salary for Elmira College Alumni

Nestled away in Elmira, N.Y., Elmira College, a school, has a student population of roughly 1,000. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Elmira College grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Elmira College Alumni

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Vice President (VP), Operations
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$114,000  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About This School

One Park Place
Elmira, NY 14901

www.elmira.edu/admissions

1,408

Private School

63 %

7 %

61 %

33 %


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Industry

Professionally, the health care services industry, the manufacturing industry, and the health care industry are popular business areas among Elmira College alumni. The majority of Elmira College alumni wind up in the banking industry. Unfortunately, former Elmira College students — a population with excellent SAT results — report salaries on the lower end of the pay scale. Median pay for those who graduated from Elmira College amounts to $47K.

Gender

A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only $53K on average compared to approximately $71K for male graduates.

Locations

Many Elmira College students are Corning, N.Y.-bound following college. Elmira College grads also flock to Denver, Colo., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is $125K). Though Hornell, N.Y. takes the cake for lowest pay among Elmira College grads (the median salary is $30K there), it remains a common destination for former students. Boston, Mass. and Woodcliff Lake, N.J. also rank high on the list of cities.

Degree Major

Elmira College grads who hold a B.A. in Psychology can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average around $103K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average about $30K per year.

Skills

Elmira College grads who have experience with Strategic Planning can expect to make more than double other alumni ($103K on average). Many Elmira College grads have knowledge of Project Management, with one in six alumni using this program on the clock. Other prime know-hows include Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one in three grads enjoy paid vacation and one in three grads receive sick leave. The larger part of alumni participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. A majority of alums have medical plans, and a majority of alumni have dental insurance. Elmira College grads also enjoy benefits like flexible hours, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Notre Dame College graduates, who earn $45K on average, make a similar amount to Elmira College grads. Hilbert College, Cedar Crest College, and Thiel College are also similar to Elmira College.

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

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %
Salary
$32,548 - $77,107
Salary
$27,181 - $102,133
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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