Iona College Alumni Average Salary

Iona College is a Roman Catholic university based in New Rochelle, N.Y. that is home to around 4,000 undergraduates. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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National Salary Data 
Administrative Assistant
9 salaries
Executive Assistant
8 salaries
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Senior Accountant
5 salaries
Financial Analyst
5 salaries
Assistant Controller
4 salaries
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
4 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Aug 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 331
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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 banking industry, the construction industry, and IT consulting. The financial services industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Median pay for those who graduated from Iona amounts to around $66K.


The most lucrative professionals among Iona alumni are Financial Controllers; they earn a median annual salary of $106K.


The most popular destination for former Iona students is Purchase, N.Y. Stamford, Conn. is another hot spot for Iona grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to approximately $145K). New York, N.Y. 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 $66K. Nearby White Plains, N.Y. and New Rochelle, N.Y. also rank high on the list of cities for Iona grads.

Degree Major

Iona students with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Accounting can expect to make the most money ($99K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average about $44K per year.


Many Iona grads have knowledge of Microsoft Excel, with slightly less than a fourth of alumni using this program on the clock. Competency in Financial Reporting translates into above-average pay for former Gaels — they earn 70 percent more than their fellow graduates. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office, Financial Analysis, and Customer Service rank among leading skills as well.

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 in three grads, respectively). A fair number of former students report contributing to a 401(k). Dental insurance applies to more than half of graduates, and a strong majority of grads report health coverage. Iona College graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, optional telecommute / work from home, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Fairleigh Dickinson University grads report the most similar salaries to Iona alums, earning $63K on average. Other schools similar to Iona include College of New Rochelle, Mercy College, and Manhattanville College.

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Key Stats for Iona College


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$32,784 - $98,430
$44,161 - $129,418
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