Average Salary for Suffolk County Community College Alumni

Suffolk County Community College is a university located in Selden, N.Y. Replies from former Suffolk County Community College students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Suffolk County Community College 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.
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Executive Assistant
3 salaries
$45,995  
   
Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor
2 salaries
$58,292  
Help Desk Analyst (Computer)
2 salaries
$50,980  
Paralegal
2 salaries
$48,500  
Administrative Assistant
2 salaries
$47,500  
Police Officer
2 salaries
$74,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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About This School

533 College Rd
Selden, NY 11784-2899


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Industry

Former Suffolk County Community College students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including law, the medical office industry, and the health care industry. The most highly represented industry among alumni is IT services. Suffolk County Community College graduates see an average starting salary of $49K.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes around $50K where the average male graduate hauls home approximately $62K.

Jobs

The most generous salaries among Suffolk County Community College alumni are reportedly earned by Police Officers, whose median earnings come to $74K, followed by Registered Nurse Supervisors ($58K) and Computer Help Desk Analysts (about $51K). Executive Assistants get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of $46K in this job.

Locations

A large number of students head to New York, N.Y. after college. Suffolk County Community College grads also flock to Southampton, N.Y., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is $74K). The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Suffolk County Community College alumni is Deer Park, N.Y., where earnings average about $44K. Neighboring Hauppauge, N.Y. is another common pick among Suffolk County Community College grads, along with Bohemia, N.Y.

Degree Major

Suffolk County Community College students with a Bachelor's Degree can expect to make the most money ($65K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Business Management ($41K on average annually).

Skills

Competency in Microsoft Active Directory translates into above-average pay for Suffolk County Community College grads — they earn 39 percent more than their fellow graduates. Close to a seventh of Suffolk County Community College grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Proficiency in Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Office Administration command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (one-third of alumni and one-third of alumni, respectively). A fair number of former students report contributing to a 401(k). For this school, a strong majority of grads are the recipients of health benefits, and the larger part of alumni pick up dental plans, too. Other benefits that Suffolk County Community College alumni receive are life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Bucks County Community College grads (who make an average of approximately $51K) earn salaries most similar to Suffolk County Community College alumni. Other schools similar to Suffolk County Community College include the Union County College, Northampton County Area Community College, and Burlington County College.

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Key Stats for Suffolk County Community College

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %
Salary
$36,741 - $59,858
Salary
$41,708 - $84,500
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

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