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Average Salary for Iona College Alumni

When it comes to ROI, Iona College, a Roman Catholic school located in New Rochelle, N.Y., with around 3,000 students, ranks in the top 7 percent of universities — students enjoy incredible value for their tuition dollars. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities
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Mid-Career Salary Rank for For Sports Fans
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Iona College Details


715 North Ave
New Rochelle, NY 10801-1890


Students Enrolled:



Private Schools, For Sports Fans, Religious

Graduation Rate:

65 %


5 %

% Stay In State:

69 %

% Receiving Pell Grants:

28 %
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Professionally, the banking industry, the insurance and financial services industry, and the marketing, advertising, and media management industry are popular business areas among Iona alumni. The financial services industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Typical pay for those who graduated from Iona amounts to approximately $67K.


The most generous salaries among Iona alumni are reportedly earned by Chief Financial Officers, whose earnings come to $118K, followed by Accountants ($74K) and Executive Assistants (around $71K). Salaries are anything but generous for Accounting Assistants, where earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at about $40K.


Many Iona students are New York-bound following college. Somers is another hot spot for Iona grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to $144K). 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 $61K. In addition, Iona grads flock to neighboring White Plains as well as Yonkers.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Iona can rake in a whopping about $168K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Annual salaries for those with a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) are the lowest of the pack, earning $35K.


Slightly less than one-fifth of grads report using Microsoft Excel as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Former Gaels with Budgeting experience garner salaries that are 29 percent more than other grads' salaries. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Financial Analysis, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (one-third of alumni and one-third of alumni, respectively). Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a strong majority of respondents are rewarded with health insurance and most respondents report dental coverage, too. The greater part of alumni report contributing to a 401(k). Iona College alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages around $63K for Fairleigh Dickinson University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Iona grads. Other schools similar to Iona include The College of New Rochelle, Mercy College, and Manhattanville College.

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Key Stats



41 %

female alumni


59 %

male alumni
$35,911 - $80,422
$43,894 - $110,279

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