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Average Salary for Iona College Alumni

Combining good value and great education, Iona College, a Roman Catholic university based in New Rochelle, N.Y., is ranked in the top 7 percent of universities by ROI. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Iona College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Senior Financial Analyst
4 salaries
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
3 salaries
3 salaries
Accounting Assistant
3 salaries
Marketing Coordinator
3 salaries
Financial Controller
3 salaries
Executive Director
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144

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About This School

715 North Ave
New Rochelle, NY 10801-1890


Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

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Iona alumni can most commonly be found in the financial services industry, the insurance and financial services industry, and the marketing, advertising, and media management industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most popular field is the banking industry. Typical pay for those who graduated from Iona amounts to around $67K.


Among Iona graduates, the biggest earners are Chief Financial Officers, who haul in approximately $135K on average. Next on the list are Accountants and Executive Assistants, bringing in $74K and $71K, respectively. Sliding in near the bottom are Accounting Assistants, who report earnings of $40K.


Many Iona grads flock to New York. It is also not uncommon to find former Iona students living and working in Stamford — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $95K. Armonk is a popular spot for former Iona students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at about $61K. Other popular cities for Iona alumni include nearby White Plains and Yonkers.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Iona alumni are those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Management Information Systems (MIS) — they earn close to around $178K per year. Those with a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) face salaries on the lower end, coming in close to $35K per year.


Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Iona alumni, with slightly less than a fifth of workers reporting using it on the job. For former Gaels, proficiency in Budgeting warrants a paycheck that is 30 percent more than other alumni salaries. Microsoft Office, Financial Analysis, and Project Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one in three grads) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in three grads get sick time. For this school, the greater part of alumni are the recipients of health benefits, and most alumni pick up dental plans, too. A strong majority of grads participate in a 401(k) program. Iona College grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Fairleigh Dickinson University graduates, who earn $62K on average, make a similar amount to Iona grads. The College of New Rochelle, Mercy College, and Manhattanville College are also similar to Iona.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
900 1110
ACT Scores 20 24

Key Stats for Iona College


42 %
58 %
$35,858 - $80,816
$43,182 - $110,214
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
$38,438 - $102,741
$45,302 - $101,967
$65,000 - $115,000
$40,976 - $126,500
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