SUNY - New Paltz Alumni Average Salary

State University of New York at New Paltz is a university based in New Paltz, N.Y. that is home to around 7,000 undergraduates. The figures in this rundown were provided by SUNY New Paltz alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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SUNY - New Paltz School Alumni

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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About This School

1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561-2443

State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz


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Among SUNY New Paltz grads, the retail industry is a commonly chosen career field. Former SUNY New Paltz graduates bring in $52K on average.


There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is approximately $76K, but the median for the latter is only about $36K.


Deer Park, N.Y. is another hot spot for SUNY New Paltz grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to $71K). New York, N.Y. is a popular spot for former SUNY New Paltz students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $59K.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from SUNY New Paltz can rake in a whopping average around $83K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Those holding a Bachelor's Degree are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $70K on average per year.


Project Management is a popular skill among SUNY New Paltz alumni, with nearly one-eighth of grads reporting using it on the job. Former Hawks with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation experience garner salaries that are 38 percent more than other grads' salaries. In addition, those who are savvy in Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; the larger part of graduates are rewarded with health insurance and more than half of graduates report dental coverage, too. Additional perks enjoyed by State University of New York at New Paltz grads include a casual working environment and life insurance.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, CUNY Lehman College grads (who make an average of about $52K) earn salaries most similar to SUNY New Paltz alumni. Central Connecticut State University, Southern Connecticut State University, and William Paterson University of New Jersey are also similar to SUNY New Paltz.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1540 1820
ACT Scores 23 27

Key Stats for SUNY - New Paltz


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$71,480 - $87,509
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