Average Salary for Queens College Alumni

Students who graduate from Queens College earn between about $43K from the lowest paying jobs to $70K from the most lucrative. This report is based on the answers of Queens College graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Queens College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Copywriter
2 salaries
$70,000  
   
Executive Assistant
2 salaries
$57,824  
Elementary School Teacher
2 salaries
$42,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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Industry

The most popular professional field seems to be public K-12 education.

Gender

It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of around $59K whereas the men's median is $72K.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among Queens College alumni are Copywriters; they earn a median annual salary of approximately $70K. Also nearing the top of the pay scale at $58K are Executive Assistants. Elementary School Teachers wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning $43K.

Locations

Many Queens College grads end up living in Flushing, N.Y., deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. It is also not uncommon to find former Queens College students living and working in New York, N.Y. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of approximately $71K. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Queens College alumni is Long Island, N.Y., which offers a median salary of $50K. Princeton, N.J. is also a common pick among Queens College grads, along with Hoboken, N.J.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Economics will compensate Queens College grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $80K on average per year. A B.A. in Psychology commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $50K.

Skills

Customer Service is a popular skill among Queens College alumni, with roughly a seventh of workers reporting using it on the job. For Queens College grads, proficiency in Project Management warrants a paycheck that is 43 percent more than other alumni salaries. Competency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to paid time off, there is more lenience involving vacation than illness; approximately half of the graduates get vacation time, whereas just one in four survey participants get paid sick leave. Health coverage is awarded to a strong majority of graduates, and dental insurance is issued to the larger part of alums as well. A fair number of grads participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Other benefits that Queens College alumni receive are a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.

Key Stats for Queens College

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %
Salary
$38,884 - $80,899
Salary
$40,695 - $112,500
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
$70,000

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