SUNY - College at Buffalo Alumni Average Salary

Around 9,000 people attend SUNY College at Buffalo, a institution based in Buffalo, N.Y. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 332

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About This School

1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222

SUNY College at Buffalo


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The majority of Buffalo State alumni wind up in the education industry. Curiously, the high SAT results reported by Buffalo State alumni do not result in top-paid positions in the workforce — in fact, this group brings home rather low salaries. Buffalo State graduates see an average starting salary of around $46K.


After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average $50K per year compared to females' approximately $29K.


Rather than relocating after graduation, many Buffalo State alumni (a strong majority of) end up finding permanent jobs in Buffalo.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Buffalo State grads with a Bachelor's Degree (average earnings climb to $48K per year). A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $42K.


Buffalo State alumni are often well versed in Childhood Education, with nearly two in five grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Former Bengals with Childhood Education abilities can expect to make 18 percent more than their former classmates (about $38K).

Benefits and Perks

For this school, a large number of respondents are the recipients of health benefits, and a strong majority of former students pick up dental plans, too. Most former students set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k).

Related Schools

SUNY College at Cortland grads bring in salaries of around $48K, making them the most similar to Buffalo State alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to Buffalo State include SUNY College at Brockport, SUNY College at Oswego, and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

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