SUNY - College at Buffalo Alumni Average Salary

Around 9,000 people attend SUNY College at Buffalo, a institution based in Buffalo, N.Y. The data for this synopsis comes from former Buffalo State students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

1103rd

20 Year Net ROI 

$65,700

Annual ROI 

3.2%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$81,300

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College Salary Report

925th

Early Career Salary 

$39,500

Mid-Career Salary 

$60,200

% High Meaning 

46.0%

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SUNY - College at Buffalo Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
1-4 years
4 salaries
$41,446  
   
5-9 years
3 salaries
$57,500  
10-19 years
3 salaries
$45,000  
20 years or more
2 salaries
$108,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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About This School

1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222

SUNY College at Buffalo

9,355

State School

49 %

8 %

79 %

50 %


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Industry

The most popular career sector among alumni is the manufacturing industry. Salaries are quite modest for Buffalo State alumni, inconsistent with the impressive SAT results reported by this group. Starting salaries of approximately $45K are the median among Buffalo State grads.

Gender

A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only around $45K on average compared to $85K for male graduates.

Locations

Rather than relocating after graduation, many Buffalo State alumni (just over two-fifths of) end up finding permanent jobs in Buffalo.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor's Degree from Buffalo State can rake in a whopping average $46K per year, more than any other degree from this school.

Skills

Former Bengals who have experience with Microsoft Excel can expect to make 142 percent more than other alumni ($109K on average). Many former Buffalo State students are familiar with Inventory Management, and just under one in four grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Competency in Retail Pharmacy, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Data Analysis also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Compensation for vacation days and sick leave is extended to a strong majority of survey participants. Most graduates plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Dental insurance applies to a majority of the survey participants, and a large number of alumni report health coverage. Additional perks enjoyed by SUNY College at Buffalo grads include optional telecommute / work from home and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Median pay for Edinboro University of Pennsylvania grads is about $47K, making their salaries most similar to those of Buffalo State grads. Other schools similar to Buffalo State include SUNY College at Brockport, SUNY College at Oswego, and SUNY College at Cortland.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
890 1060
ACT Scores

Key Stats for SUNY - College at Buffalo

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %
Salary
$42,253 - $46,451
Salary
$85,000
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
19%
$42,963 - $85,000
$36,500 - $71,250

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