Average Salary for Ithaca College Alumni

Nestled away in Ithaca, N.Y., Ithaca College, a school, has a student population of roughly 6,000. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Ithaca College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
Physical Therapist (PT)
7 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
4 salaries
Software Developer
4 salaries
Account Manager
3 salaries
Managing Editor
3 salaries
Account Coordinator
2 salaries
Marketing Coordinator
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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About This School

953 Danby Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850-7002



Private School

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Professionally, the education industry, the health care services industry, and the advertising, branding, and sales promotions industry are popular business areas among Ithaca College alumni. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the marketing, advertising, and media management industry. Former Ithaca College graduates bring in approximately $58K on average.


Ithaca College grads who become Physical Therapists garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in $69K on average annually. However, Account Managers and Senior Financial Analysts also rank as top-earners (bringing in $66K each). Marketing Coordinators wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning around $41K.


New York, N.Y. is a hub for Ithaca College graduates — a large number call this city home. Ithaca College alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Hartford, Conn., which offers a median salary of $124K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Ithaca College alumni is Orlando, Fla., where earnings average about $35K. Other common destinations for Ithaca College grads include close-by Ithaca, N.Y. and Boston, Mass.

Degree Major

Ithaca College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor's Degree, Communication and earn a median salary of $128K per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in Marketing & Communications (around $39K on average annually).


Project Management is a popular skill among Ithaca College alumni, with one in eight grads reporting using it on the job. Competency in Strategic Marketing translates into above-average pay for Ithaca College grads — they earn 65 percent more than their fellow graduates. Marketing Communications, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in three grads get paid sick time. A fair number of alums set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. A fair number of respondents enjoy benefits like health insurance, while more than half of survey participants receive dental plans, too. Other benefits awarded to Ithaca College alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages approximately $57K for Roberts Wesleyan College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Ithaca College grads. Alfred University, Nazareth College, and the Rochester Institute of Technology are also similar to Ithaca College.

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Key Stats for Ithaca College


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46 %
$37,417 - $68,243
$34,767 - $89,278
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
$36,168 - $75,000
$36,492 - $85,000
$32,052 - $67,000
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