Average Salary for SUNY - Fredonia Alumni

Founded in Fredonia, N.Y., SUNY at Fredonia is an institution of higher learning for around 5,000 students. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

SUNY - Fredonia Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Marketing Manager
3 salaries
Information Security Analyst
2 salaries
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
Software Developer
2 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Director
2 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
2 salaries
General / Operations Manager
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100
United States (change)

About This School

280 Central Ave
Fredonia, NY 14063-1136

State University of New York (SUNY) at Fredonia



State School

64 %

6 %

66 %

35 %

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Fredonia alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the health care industry, the insurance agency or brokerage industry, and the telecommunications industry. The most popular field is IT services. A far departure from high-scoring SAT results, Fredonia alumni report earning only moderate salaries after graduating. Fredonia graduates see an estimated starting salary of $50K.


After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes $44K where the average male graduate hauls home about $60K.


Fredonia grads who become Marketing Managers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, usually making $80K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Information Technology Directors and Software Developers; their salaries approach approximately $70K and around $60K, respectively. Video Editors get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary, where grads report making an average of $34K in this job.


The most popular destination for former Fredonia students is Rochester. Buffalo is another hot spot for Fredonia grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to approximately $55K). For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Fredonia alumni is Jamestown, which offers median salaries of $41K. In addition, Fredonia grads flock to neighboring Ithaca as well as New York.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Fredonia alumni are those with a Master of Science (MS), Psychology — they earn close to $118K per year. Graduates holding a B.A. in Business & Marketing fare the worst in terms of compensation with yearly salaries of around $35K.


Many Fredonia grads have knowledge of Project Management, with less than ten percent of alumni using this program on the clock. Former Blue Devils who have experience with Project Management can expect to make 82 percent more than other alumni ($90K on average). Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Adobe Photoshop.

Benefits and Perks

Lacking in the benefits department, just two-fifths of alumni report compensation for sick days and only one-fourth of alumni get vacation time. A strong majority of respondents enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a majority of respondents receive dental plans, too. The greater part of former students plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Other benefits awarded to SUNY at Fredonia alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Delaware State University graduates, who earn about $50K on average, make a similar amount to Fredonia grads. Other schools similar to Fredonia include Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica-Rome, and SUNY Empire State College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
940 1150
ACT Scores 21 26

Key Stats for SUNY - Fredonia


51 %
49 %
$28,950 - $57,869
$37,156 - $85,896
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
$30,263 - $63,779
$34,146 - $61,042
$33,000 - $47,000

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