SUNY - College at Buffalo Alumni Average Salary

Around 9,000 people attend SUNY College at Buffalo, a institution based in Buffalo, N.Y. This summary is derived from information given by Buffalo State grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 318

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1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222

SUNY College at Buffalo


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The majority of alumni accept jobs in the education industry. Salaries are quite modest for Buffalo State alumni, inconsistent with the impressive SAT results reported by this group. Buffalo State graduates see an average starting salary of around $46K.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $29K per year compared to men, who earn approximately $50K.


Buffalo State alumni like Buffalo so much that they tend to stick around after graduation, with a fair number of grads staying on to find permanent employment.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Buffalo State alumni are those with a Bachelor's Degree — they earn close to $48K on average per year. Graduates holding a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of about $42K.


Proficiency in Childhood Education is common among Buffalo State alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, around two in five former students report doing so. Former Bengals who have experience with Childhood Education can expect to make 18 percent more than other alumni ($38K on average).

Benefits and Perks

A large number of alumni participate in a 401(k) program. Most grads have medical plans, and a strong majority of former students have dental insurance.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $48K for SUNY College at Cortland alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Buffalo State grads. SUNY College at Brockport, SUNY College at Oswego, and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are also similar to Buffalo State.

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