Average Salary for Elmira College Alumni

Elmira College is a university based in Elmira, N.Y. that is home to around 1,000 undergraduates. This report is based on the responses of Elmira College graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Elmira College Alumni

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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About This School

One Park Place
Elmira, NY 14901



Private School

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Elmira College alumni can most commonly be found in the health care services industry, the manufacturing industry, and the insurance and financial services industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The banking industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. On the other end of the spectrum are the insurance and financial services industry, which attract less than ten percent of Elmira College alumni. 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. Graduates of Elmira College earn $42K on average.


There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in $71K after graduating from Elmira College, the average woman earns only $50K.


Many Elmira College students are Corning, N.Y.-bound following college. Denver, Colo. is another hot spot for Elmira College grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to $125K). On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Elmira College grads is Hornell, N.Y. (median compensation is approximately $30K). Elmira College alumni express interest in nearby Elmira, N.Y. and Boston, Mass. as well.

Degree Major

A graduate with a B.A. in Psychology from Elmira College can rake in a whopping average around $103K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Graduates holding a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of about $30K.


Home Health/Home Care commands a pay premium of 198 percent for Elmira College grads. Many former Elmira College students are familiar with Project Management, and a little less than a fifth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Customer Service, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-third of alumni get sick time. A majority of alumni set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For this school, the larger part of former students are the recipients of health benefits, and a majority of grads pick up dental plans, too. Other benefits that Elmira College alumni receive are flexible hours, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and 401(a).

Related Schools

Median pay for Hilbert College grads is around $45K, making their salaries most similar to those of Elmira College grads. Other schools similar to Elmira College include Cedar Crest College, Thiel College, and Southern Vermont 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


70 %
30 %
$30,913 - $79,900
$49,240 - $103,867

Job Satisfaction

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

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