SUNY - New Paltz Alumni Average Salary

Around 7,000 people attend State University of New York at New Paltz, a institution based in New Paltz, N.Y. This report is based on the responses of SUNY New Paltz graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jun 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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The majority of SUNY New Paltz alumni wind up in the retail industry. Median pay for those who graduated from SUNY New Paltz amounts to around $52K.


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


SUNY New Paltz alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Deer Park, N.Y., which offers a median salary of $71K. On the other hand, SUNY New Paltz alumni who end up in New York, N.Y. receive the lowest median salary of $59K.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid SUNY New Paltz alumni are those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — they earn close to about $83K on average per year. Those with a Bachelor's Degree face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average approximately $70K per year.


Former Hawks with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation abilities can expect to make 38 percent more than their former classmates (about $71K). Around one in eight grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, more than half of survey participants maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. The larger part of graduates enjoy benefits like health insurance, while the larger part of former students receive dental plans, too. State University of New York at New Paltz graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment and life insurance.

Related Schools

CUNY Lehman College grads bring in salaries of around approximately $52K, making them the most similar to SUNY New Paltz alumni in terms of earnings. Central Connecticut State University, Southern Connecticut State University, and William Paterson University of New Jersey are also similar to SUNY New Paltz.

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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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