Iona College Alumni Average Salary

Around 4,000 people attend Iona College, a Roman Catholic institution based in New Rochelle, N.Y. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Iona College Alumni

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Senior Financial Analyst
3 salaries
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
2 salaries
Financial Controller
2 salaries
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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 belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the marketing, advertising, and media management industry, the manufacturing industry, and the financial services industry. A large chunk of former Iona students are employed in the banking industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Median pay for those who graduated from Iona amounts to approximately $66K.


It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of $61K whereas the men's median is around $74K.


Former Iona students with an interest in making money consider becoming Chief Financial Officers, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to about $135K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Financial Controllers ($108K) and Accountants ($74K). Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Marketing Coordinators; alumni in this role face average salaries of $39K.


New York, N.Y. is a hot spot for Iona alum. Another city that attracts a wealth of Iona grads is White Plains, N.Y.; given its high compensation (about $97K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Iona alumni is Elmsford, N.Y., where earnings average around $60K. Miami, Fla. is also a top pick, as is Stamford, Conn.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc), Accounting earns Iona students the most money after college (an average approximately $145K per year). Graduates holding a Master of Arts (MA), Public Relations (PR) fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $38K.


Strategic Planning commands a pay premium of 86 percent for former Gaels. One in six Iona grads wind up using Microsoft Excel at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. In addition, those who are savvy in Microsoft Office, Financial Analysis, and Project Management are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one-third of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in three grads get sick time. Health benefits extend to a large number of former students, and the larger part of alumni also receive dental coverage. Most graduates participate in a 401(k) program. Other benefits that Iona College alumni receive are a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Fairleigh Dickinson University grads (who make an average of $63K) earn salaries most similar to Iona alumni. 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


35 %
65 %
$32,084 - $85,926
$38,880 - $101,851
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

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