Average Salary for Iona College Alumni

Around 4,000 people attend Iona College, a Roman Catholic institution based in New Rochelle, N.Y. The figures in this rundown were provided by Iona alumni who took the PayScale 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
Financial Controller
3 salaries
Marketing Coordinator
3 salaries
Accounting Assistant
3 salaries
Executive Director
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129

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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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The financial services industry, the insurance and financial services industry, and the marketing, advertising, and media management industry are just a few of the areas in which Iona grads find work. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the banking industry. Graduates of Iona earn $68K on average.


Among Iona alumni, those working as Chief Financial Officers report the highest median pay of approximately $135K, followed by Financial Controllers (about $108K), and Accountants ($74K). Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Accounting Assistants; alumni in this role face average salaries of $40K.


White Plains, N.Y. is a hub for Iona graduates — a large number call this city home. It is no surprise that Fort Lauderdale, Fla., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is around $104K), is another of the most popular spots for former Iona students. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Iona grads is New York, N.Y. (median compensation is $71K). In addition, Iona grads flock to neighboring Yonkers, N.Y. as well as Stamford, Conn.

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 around $145K per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) (approximately $33K on average annually).


Former Gaels with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 23 percent more than other grads' salaries. Many Iona grads have knowledge of Microsoft Excel, with just under one in five alumni using this program on the clock. Experience with Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Customer Service is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-fourth of alumni receive sick leave. A large number of graduates set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Most grads enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a strong majority of respondents receive dental plans, too. Iona College graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Related Schools

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

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


40 %
60 %
$34,963 - $84,574
$40,669 - $104,375
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 35 votes.
$36,551 - $101,071
$49,910 - $100,923
$66,500 - $109,773
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