Average Salary for Queens College Alumni

Graduates of Queens College on average end up making between $43K at the bottom of the spectrum and $70K at the top. The data in this summary come from Queens College alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Queens College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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
Executive Assistant
2 salaries
$57,824  
   
Copywriter
2 salaries
$70,000  
Elementary School Teacher
2 salaries
$42,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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Industry

The most popular field is IT consulting.

Gender

There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is $72K, but the median for the latter is only around $56K.

Jobs

Queens College grads who become Copywriters garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average approximately $70K annually. However, Executive Assistants also rank as top-earners (bringing in $58K). Elementary School Teachers wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning about $43K.

Locations

Flushing, N.Y. is filled with Queens College grads. The top-paying city popular with Queens College alumni is New York, N.Y., which offers a median salary of $70K. Hoboken, N.J. is a popular spot for former Queens College students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $58K.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Economics earns Queens College students the most money after college (an average around $80K per year). Those holding a B.A. in Psychology are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in about $50K on average per year.

Skills

Roughly a sixth of Queens College grads wind up using Customer Service at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. For Queens College grads, proficiency in Accounts Payable warrants a paycheck that is 44 percent more than other alumni salaries. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Childhood Education command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include paid time off, but vacation days are more heavily handed out than sick days; slightly less than half of the survey participants report receiving the former, but only one-fourth of alumni report receiving the latter. Health benefits extend to a strong majority of grads, and more than half of former students also receive dental coverage. A fair number of former students take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Additional benefits handed to Queens College alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.

Key Stats for Queens College

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
43 %
Salary
$38,377 - $77,235
Salary
$40,547 - $100,841
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
$70,000

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