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Average Salary for Medaille College Alumni

Located in Buffalo, N.Y., roughly 2,000 students call Medaille College home for four years. The data for this snapshot was collected from Medaille College graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for None

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Typical Early Career Salary

Medaille College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Human Resources (HR) Manager
6 salaries
Retail Store Manager
3 salaries
Elementary School Teacher
2 salaries
Quality Assurance Analyst
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Medaille College Details

18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14214-2695


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Graduates of Medaille College head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the banking industry, the manufacturing industry, and the health care industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The majority of Medaille College alumni wind up in the veterinary care industry. Former Medaille College students do not typically enter the food service industry industry; in fact, less than five percent of graduates find work in this area, making it the least likely field for this group to enter. Medaille College students do not advance into high-paying positions after graduation despite their impressive SAT results. Following graduation, Medaille College students earn an average of $46K.


Operations Managers win the contest for best-paid Medaille College alumni, typically making about $68K every year, though Human Resources Managers (around $61K), and Quality Assurance Analysts ($54K) are not far behind. Elementary School Teachers face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $31K.


Graduates of Medaille College take pride in the city of Buffalo, and a little more than half of grads wind up living and working here after graduation. It is also not uncommon to find former Medaille College students living and working in Batavia — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of approximately $62K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Medaille College alumni is Rochester, where earnings average $46K. Other popular cities for Medaille College alumni include nearby Orchard Park and Tampa.

Degree Major

A Master of Science (MS), Education earns Medaille College students the most money after college ($78K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration ($45K annually).


Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for Medaille College grads — they earn 59 percent more than their fellow graduates. Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Medaille College alumni, with one in five grads reporting using it on the job. Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Approximately half of the former students do get paid time off for vacation, but only about one in four survey participants get paid sick time. Most former students have medical plans, and a majority of alums have dental insurance. Most respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Graduates of Medaille College are also recipients of tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Compensation averages around $45K for Lakeland College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Medaille College grads. Daemen College, College of Saint Elizabeth, and Albertus Magnus College are also similar to Medaille College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
770 980
ACT Scores 16 21

Key Stats

68 %
32 %
$28,631 - $64,637
$36,625 - $71,534
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
$28,729 - $59,236
$30,410 - $71,899

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