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Average Salary for Medaille College Alumni

Founded in Buffalo, N.Y., Medaille College is an institution of higher learning for around 2,000 students. Students of this private university enjoy its big-city campus; Buffalo is home to a melting pot of social activities and entertainment. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Medaille College grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Medaille College Alumni

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Retail Store Manager
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Elementary School Teacher
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Human Resources (HR) Manager
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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About This School

18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14214-2695



Private School

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Medaille College alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the banking industry, the manufacturing industry, and the health care industry. The veterinary care industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Energy is not a popular industry for Medaille College grads, and less than five percent of them wind up in the field. For Medaille College alumni — a demographic with impressive SAT scores — salaries actually come in on the lower end. Following graduation, Medaille College students earn an average of $46K.


The most lucrative professionals among Medaille College alumni are Human Resources Managers; they earn a median annual salary of $62K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $54K and about $47K are Quality Assurance Analysts and Information Technology Specialists. Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Elementary School Teachers; alumni in this role face average salaries of approximately $31K.


Graduates of Medaille College take pride in the city of Buffalo, and just over a half of grads wind up living and working here after graduation. It is no surprise that Batavia, which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is around $62K), is another of the most popular spots for former Medaille College students. Rochester is a popular spot for former Medaille College students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $45K. Neighboring Orchard Park is another common pick among Medaille College grads, along with Tampa.

Degree Major

A Master of Science (MS), Education earns Medaille College students the most money after college (approximately $78K per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration — their annual income amounts to $45K on average.


Many Medaille College grads have knowledge of Microsoft Office, with slightly less than one-fifth of alumni using this program on the clock. Project Management commands a pay premium of 58 percent for Medaille College grads. In addition, those who are savvy in Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include paid time off, but vacation days are more heavily handed out than sick days; just over half of the survey participants report receiving the former, but only one-fourth of alumni report receiving the latter. Health benefits extend to most respondents, and a majority of former students also receive dental coverage. A fair portion of graduates allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Other benefits awarded to Medaille College alumni include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Compensation averages about $45K for Lakeland College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Medaille College grads. Other schools similar to Medaille College include Daemen College, College of Saint Elizabeth, and Albertus Magnus College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
760 970
ACT Scores

Key Stats for Medaille College


67 %
33 %
$28,394 - $68,250
$36,493 - $67,188
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 24 votes.
$28,631 - $59,489
$30,201 - $65,620

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