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Average Salary for SUNY - Fredonia Alumni

Around 5,000 people attend SUNY at Fredonia, a institution based in Fredonia, N.Y. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Overall College ROI Rank

1164
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

396
out of 408
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

407
out of 445

Typical Early Career Salary

$36,800
SUNY - Fredonia Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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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.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Marketing Manager
3 salaries
$80,000  
   
Information Security Analyst
2 salaries
$52,000  
Software Developer
2 salaries
$79,750  
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
$48,000  
Information Technology (IT) Director
2 salaries
$70,000  
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
2 salaries
$42,494  
General / Operations Manager
2 salaries
$63,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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About This School

280 Central Ave
Fredonia, NY 14063-1136

State University of New York (SUNY) at Fredonia

www.fredonia.edu/admissions/

5,092

State School

64 %

6 %

66 %

35 %


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Industry

Graduates of Fredonia are found working in a number of different fields including IT services, the insurance agency or brokerage industry, and the accounting, auditing and tax services industry. The most popular professional field seems to be the financial services industry. For Fredonia alumni — a demographic with impressive SAT scores — salaries actually come in on the lower end. Former Fredonia graduates bring in $49K on average.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes $44K where the average male graduate hauls home about $55K.

Jobs

In a competition to see who makes the most bank after graduating, those who become Marketing Managers and Software Developers would definitely win; on average, these alumni haul in around $80K every year. Close behind are Information Technology Directors (approximately $70K). Human Resources Generalists face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $42K.

Locations

Many Fredonia students are Buffalo, N.Y.-bound following college. Boston, Mass. is also a common destination for Fredonia grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $90K. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Fredonia grads is Syracuse, N.Y. (median compensation is $43K). Other cities of interest among Fredonia alumni include nearby Rochester, N.Y. and Seattle, Wash.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Fredonia grads with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (average earnings climb to $90K per year). A B.A. in Business & Marketing offers the lowest median annual financial reward (around $35K).

Skills

Former Blue Devils with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 74 percent more than other grads' salaries. Fredonia grads are usually competent in Microsoft Excel, and less than ten percent of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Also considered top-notch skills are Project Management, Customer Service, and Adobe Photoshop.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one in three grads are paid for vacation and just one in five survey participants for sick time. A large number of alumni report contributing to a 401(k). A large number of former students have medical plans, and more than half of alumni have dental insurance. Alumni of SUNY at Fredonia also take in a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Compensation averages approximately $49K for Westfield State University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Fredonia grads. Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, the SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica-Rome, and SUNY Empire State College are also similar to Fredonia.

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

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %
Salary
$32,077 - $56,460
Salary
$35,403 - $81,731
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
 
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