Average Salary for Iona College Alumni

Nestled away in New Rochelle, N.Y., Iona College, a Roman Catholic school, has a student population of roughly 4,000. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Iona grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Iona College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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Senior Financial Analyst
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Financial Controller
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Marketing Coordinator
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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
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Office Manager
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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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Graduates of Iona work in a variety of sectors including the financial services industry, the insurance and financial services industry, and the manufacturing industry. The most popular field is the banking industry. Former Iona graduates bring in $68K on average.


The biggest paychecks among Iona alumni are earned by Chief Financial Officers — these former students make a median salary of $135K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Financial Controllers ($108K) and Accountants (about $74K). Marketing Coordinators pick up around $40K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.


Many Iona grads end up living in Elmsford, N.Y., deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. Another city that attracts a wealth of Iona grads is White Plains, N.Y.; given its high compensation (approximately $97K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. On the other end, Iona grads flock to New York, N.Y., which actually offers the weakest median salary of $66K. Miami, Fla. and New Rochelle, N.Y. also rank high on the list of cities.

Degree Major

Former Gaels who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc), Accounting and earn a median salary of about $145K per year. Average annual salaries for those with a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) are the lowest of the pack, earning around $33K.


Many Iona grads have knowledge of Microsoft Excel, with approximately one-sixth of alumni using this program on the clock. For former Gaels, proficiency in Strategic Planning warrants a paycheck that is 79 percent more than other alumni salaries. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Financial Analysis command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in three grads get paid sick time. To plan for old age, a large number of respondents maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. A large number of alumni enjoy benefits like health insurance, while the larger part of alums receive dental plans, too. Additional perks enjoyed by Iona College grads include a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Related Schools

Alumni of Fairleigh Dickinson University pick up average paychecks of $63K, which is closest to the amount made by Iona grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to Iona include College of New Rochelle, Mercy College, and Manhattanville College.

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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


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$33,959 - $85,957
$39,453 - $102,870
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

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