Average Salary for St. Thomas Aquinas College Alumni

Founded in Sparkill, N.Y., Saint Thomas Aquinas College is an institution of higher learning for around 2,000 students. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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St. Thomas Aquinas College Alumni

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First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Production and Operating Workers
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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About This School

125 Rte 340
Sparkill, NY 10976-1050

Saint Thomas Aquinas College


Private School

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Professionally, the consulting industry, the health care services industry, and the real estate industry are popular business areas among Saint Thomas Aquinas College alumni. The most highly represented industry among alumni is law. Saint Thomas Aquinas College graduates see an estimated starting salary of around $67K.


Male graduates of Saint Thomas Aquinas College out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of $82K versus approximately $65K for women.


In the Saint Thomas Aquinas College alumni professional community, Business Managers and Human Resources Managers make the highest median pay (about $75K). Close runners up are Bookkeepers ($50K). Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Production & Operating Managers; alumni in this role face average salaries of $47K.


New York is filled with Saint Thomas Aquinas College grads. It is no surprise that Paramus, which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $85K), is another of the most popular spots for former Saint Thomas Aquinas College students. Home to the lowest median salary for Saint Thomas Aquinas College alumni is New City, a popular place for former students despite its about $50K average paycheck. Graduates also relocate to Nashville and Newburgh.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Marketing (MKTG) earns Saint Thomas Aquinas College students the most money after college ($118K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Business (around $50K annually).


One in eight grads report using Accounts Payable as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. For Saint Thomas Aquinas College grads, proficiency in Microsoft Word warrants a paycheck that is 28 percent more than other alumni salaries. Experience with Customer Service, Operations Management, and Project Management is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one-fourth of alumni for sick time. Most alums set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health coverage is awarded to most graduates, and dental insurance is issued to a fair portion of alumni as well. Additional perks enjoyed by Saint Thomas Aquinas College grads include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, College of St Joseph grads (who make an average of approximately $66K) earn salaries most similar to Saint Thomas Aquinas College alumni. Other schools similar to Saint Thomas Aquinas College include College of Mount Saint Vincent, King's College, and York College Pennsylvania.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1240 1560
ACT Scores 17 20

Key Stats for St. Thomas Aquinas College


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$36,309 - $77,425
$44,213 - $117,947
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

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