Average Salary for Iona College Alumni

Iona College, a Roman Catholic school in New Rochelle, N.Y., has roughly 4,000 undergrads. The data in this summary come from Iona alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Iona College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
3 salaries
Financial Controller
3 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
3 salaries
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
3 salaries
Compliance Analyst
2 salaries
Assistant Controller
2 salaries
Marketing Coordinator
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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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 manufacturing industry, and the marketing, advertising, and media management industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the banking industry. Starting salaries of $67K are the median among Iona grads.


The most lucrative professionals among Iona alumni are Chief Financial Officers; they earn a median annual salary of $135K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $108K and around $74K, respectively, are Financial Controllers and Accountants. Sliding in near the bottom are Marketing Coordinators, who report earnings of $40K.


Many Iona students are Elmsford, N.Y.-bound following college. Iona grads also flock to White Plains, N.Y., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is about $97K). Home to the lowest median salary for Iona alumni is New York, N.Y., a popular place for former students despite its approximately $65K average paycheck. Miami, Fla. and Armonk, N.Y. also rank high on the list of cities.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc), Accounting from Iona can rake in a whopping average $145K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Average annual salaries for those with a Master of Arts (MA), Public Relations (PR) are the lowest of the pack, earning $38K.


Strategic Planning commands a pay premium of 83 percent for former Gaels. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is common among Iona alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, roughly one in six former students report doing so. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Financial Analysis command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in three grads receive sick leave. A large number of alums set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health benefits extend to most alums, and a strong majority of alums also receive dental coverage. Alumni of Iona College also take in a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Related Schools

Fairleigh Dickinson University grads report the most similar salaries to Iona alums, earning around $63K on average. 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


39 %
61 %
$33,621 - $87,492
$39,163 - $101,401

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
$36,424 - $98,264
$67,500 - $106,600

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