Average Salary for Ithaca College Alumni

Ithaca College is a university based in Ithaca, N.Y. that is home to around 6,000 undergraduates. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Ithaca College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Physical Therapist (PT)
7 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
4 salaries
Software Developer
4 salaries
Managing Editor
3 salaries
Account Manager
2 salaries
Occupational Therapist (OT)
2 salaries
Marketing Coordinator
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 149
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About This School

953 Danby Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850-7002



Private School

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Graduates of Ithaca College go into the marketing, advertising, and media management industry, the health care services industry, and the financial services industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the education industry. Ithaca College graduates see an average starting salary of $58K.


In the Ithaca College alumni professional community, Physical Therapists make the highest median pay (around $69K), though Account Managers and Senior Financial Analysts (both at approximately $66K) are close competitors. Salaries are anything but generous for Marketing Coordinators, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at $41K.


Many Ithaca College students are New York, N.Y.-bound following college. It is also not uncommon to find former Ithaca College students living and working in Hartford, Conn. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $124K. Though Orlando, Fla. takes the cake for lowest pay among Ithaca College grads (the median salary is $35K there), it remains a common destination for former students. Neighboring Ithaca, N.Y. is another common pick among Ithaca College grads, along with Boston, Mass.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Ithaca College alumni are those with a B.A. in History — they earn close to about $147K on average per year. A Bachelor of Music in Music Performance offers the lowest median annual financial reward (around $33K).


Ithaca College grads with Strategic Marketing experience garner salaries that are 63 percent more than other grads' salaries. Ithaca College alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with one-eighth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Other top skills include Marketing Communications, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one in three grads for sick time. A strong majority of grads participate in a 401(k) program. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a strong majority of survey participants are rewarded with health insurance and the larger part of alums report dental coverage, too. Alumni of Ithaca College also take in a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alumni of Roberts Wesleyan College pick up average paychecks of $57K, which is closest to the amount made by Ithaca College grads among similar schools. 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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$37,365 - $68,418
$35,677 - $89,690

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
$36,168 - $75,000
$36,492 - $85,000
$32,052 - $67,000
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