Average Salary for Medaille College Alumni

Nestled away in Buffalo, N.Y., Medaille College, a school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. 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

$41,600
Medaille College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Retail Store Manager
3 salaries
$45,000  
   
Elementary School Teacher
2 salaries
$30,500  
Human Resources (HR) Manager
2 salaries
$69,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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About This School

18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14214-2695

www.medaille.edu/admission/

1,727

Private School

49 %

7 %

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Industry

Medaille College alumni can most commonly be found in the banking industry, the health care industry, and IT services, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the veterinary care industry. Very few Medaille College grads go into the school district industry; in fact, less than five percent of alumni enter this industry. Despite the excellent SAT scores reported by Medaille College alumni, former students go on to earn relatively modest salaries. Graduates of Medaille College earn $43K on average.

Jobs

Medaille College grads who become Human Resources Managers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average approximately $69K annually. However, Retail Store Managers also rank as top-earners (bringing in about $45K). On the lower end, Elementary School Teachers report making $31K.

Locations

More than half of Medaille College students choose to remain in Buffalo, N.Y. after graduation, where the average salary is actually the lowest at $44K. Medaille College grads with a different agenda may consider the above-average salaries in Rochester, N.Y. — pay averages to $46K. Tampa, Fla. and Syracuse, N.Y. are popular choices as well.

Degree Major

Medaille College grads who hold a Master of Science (MS), Education can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average around $78K per year. A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $33K.

Skills

Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for Medaille College grads — they earn nearly double their fellow graduates. Microsoft Office is a common skill among Medaille College alumni — one-sixth of grads mention using it at work. Other top skills include Customer Service, Project Management, and Anesthesia.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly half of the survey participants can rely on paid vacation days, but just one-fifth of alumni have the luxury of paid sick time. A strong majority of former students opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health benefits extend to a strong majority of respondents, and roughly half of the respondents also receive dental coverage. Medaille College graduates also take advantage of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and 403(b).

Related Schools

McKendree University grads report the most similar salaries to Medaille College alums, earning around $49K on average. 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

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Salary
$25,342 - $63,225
Salary
$35,508 - $92,500
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
$103,750
$25,750 - $58,400
$40,000 - $64,500

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