Average Salary for SUNY - College at Buffalo Alumni

Nestled away in Buffalo, N.Y., SUNY College at Buffalo, a school, has a student population of roughly 9,000. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Overall College ROI Rank

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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

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Typical Early Career Salary

SUNY - College at Buffalo Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
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1-4 years
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5-9 years
3 salaries
20 years or more
2 salaries
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About This School

1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222

SUNY College at Buffalo


State School

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8 %

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The most popular field is the manufacturing industry. Buffalo State students do not advance into high-paying positions after graduation despite their impressive SAT results. The average salary for a grad from Buffalo State is around $45K.


Male graduates of Buffalo State out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of $85K versus $45K for women.


Buffalo State alumni like Buffalo so much that they tend to stick around after graduation, with more than two-fifths of grads staying on to find permanent employment.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $46K per year, former Bengals who have a Bachelor's Degree are the best paid among the alumni population.


Former Bengals with Microsoft Excel experience garner salaries that are 142 percent more than other grads' salaries. Somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of Buffalo State grads wind up using Inventory Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Also considered top-notch skills are Retail Pharmacy, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Some graduates are faced with an attractive benefits package; a fair number of survey participants are paid for both vacation time and sick days. A large number of survey participants receive health insurance, and more than half of respondents get dental coverage. To plan for old age, most survey participants maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. SUNY College at Buffalo grads are also lucky enough to receive optional telecommute / work from home and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

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

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Test Scores

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

Key Stats for SUNY - College at Buffalo


73 %
27 %
$42,253 - $46,451
$42,963 - $85,000
$36,500 - $71,250

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