Average Salary for SUNY - College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) Alumni

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, a school in Syracuse, N.Y., has roughly 2,000 undergrads. The survey respondent pool is largely skewed toward men with a male-to-female ratio of 6-to-1, and men also report larger salaries after graduation than women do. The figures in this overview come from the responses of SUNY-ESF grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

Read More
SUNY - College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$29K$58K$87K
Landscape Architect
5 salaries
$54,688  
   
Environmental Engineer
3 salaries
$51,325  
Project Manager, Construction
3 salaries
$63,484  
Assistant Project Manager, Construction
2 salaries
$61,129  
Environmental Scientist
2 salaries
$49,500  
Storage Engineer
2 salaries
$87,000  
Process Engineer
2 salaries
$65,160  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

About This School

One Forestry Dr.
Syracuse, NY 13210

State University of New York (SUNY) College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF)

www.esf.edu/admission.htm

1,702

State School, Research University

72 %

52 %

56 %

23 %


Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY; IPEDS (As of January, 2015)

Industry

Graduates of SUNY-ESF are found working in a number of different fields including the civil engineering services industry, the construction management industry, and the landscape architectural services industry. The most popular career sector among alumni is the environmental consulting industry. Less than five percent of SUNY-ESF grads move into energy — it is the road least traveled for this demographic. Former SUNY-ESF graduates bring in $54K on average.

Gender

After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average $72K per year compared to females' $51K. Men might be more likely to graduate from this school than women, given the 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio of survey respondents.

Jobs

The SUNY-ESF alumni who make the most are Storage Engineers; they report a median pay of approximately $87K. Process Engineers and Construction Project Managers draw in a fair amount as well — $65K and about $63K, respectively. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Environmental Scientists who make an average of around $50K.

Locations

SUNY-ESF students enjoy their time in Syracuse, and slightly less than a third of students actually choose to live and work there after graduating. SUNY-ESF grads also flock to Binghamton, N.Y., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is $63K). The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by SUNY-ESF alumni is Kingston, N.Y., where earnings average $51K. Other popular cities for SUNY-ESF alumni include nearby New York, N.Y. and Rochester, N.Y.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (CE) earns SUNY-ESF students the most money after college (an average $98K per year). Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor's Degree, Environmental Studies are the lowest of the pack, earning $51K.

Skills

Former Mighty Oaks with Microsoft Word experience garner salaries that are 38 percent more than other grads' salaries. More than a third of SUNY-ESF grads wind up using Project Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Experience with AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, and Adobe Photoshop is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in three grads get sick time. Health benefits extend to most former students, and a strong majority of graduates also receive dental coverage. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a large number of grads contribute to a 401(k). SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry grads also enjoy benefits like a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages about $54K for Middle Tennessee State University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to SUNY-ESF grads. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus, Oakland University, and Central Michigan University are also similar to SUNY-ESF.

SUNY - College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1060 1260
ACT Scores 23 27

Key Stats for SUNY - College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF)

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %
Salary
$37,733 - $53,450
Salary
$45,186 - $85,866

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

More Salary Charts for SUNY - College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF)

Most Popular Job for SUNY - College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) Alumni
Median Salary Charts


Most Popular Years Experience for SUNY - College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) Alumni
Median Salary Charts


Most Popular City for SUNY - College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) Alumni
Median Salary Charts


Most Popular State or Province for SUNY - College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) Alumni
Median Salary Charts


Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon

ADVERTISEMENT

Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Log in with LinkedIn

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.