Average Salary for Suffolk County Community College Alumni

Suffolk County Community College is a university located in Selden, N.Y. The data for this snapshot was collected from Suffolk County Community College graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Suffolk County Community College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$25K$50K$75K
Executive Assistant
3 salaries
$45,995  
   
Help Desk Analyst (Computer)
2 salaries
$50,980  
Police Officer
2 salaries
$74,064  
Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor
2 salaries
$58,292  
Administrative Assistant
2 salaries
$47,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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About This School

533 College Rd
Selden, NY 11784-2899


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Industry

Suffolk County Community College alumni find work in an assortment of industries including law, the wholesale distribution industry, and the medical office industry. IT services registers as the most common industry among alumni. Following graduation, Suffolk County Community College students earn an average of $50K.

Gender

Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $62K per year, but the second group takes home only approximately $50K.

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 (about $58K) and Computer Help Desk Analysts ($51K). Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Executive Assistants; alumni in this role face average salaries of around $46K.

Locations

Many Suffolk County Community College grads flock to New York, N.Y. It is no surprise that Southampton, N.Y., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $74K), is another of the most popular spots for former Suffolk County Community College students. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Suffolk County Community College grads is Deer Park, N.Y. (median compensation is $44K). Other common destinations for Suffolk County Community College grads include close-by Hauppauge, N.Y. and Bohemia, N.Y.

Degree Major

A graduate with an Associate's Degree, Business Administration from Suffolk County Community College can rake in a whopping average $75K per year, more than any other degree from this school. An Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Business Management is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of approximately $41K.

Skills

Many former Suffolk County Community College students are familiar with Microsoft Office, and roughly a sixth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Competency in Microsoft Active Directory translates into above-average pay for Suffolk County Community College grads — they earn 37 percent more than their fellow graduates. Other top skills include Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Office Administration.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one-third of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-third of alumni get sick time. A strong majority of former students have medical plans, and the larger part of alums have dental insurance. A fair number of former students opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Suffolk County Community College grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Alumni of Middlesex Community College pick up average paychecks of $51K, which is closest to the amount made by Suffolk County Community College grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to Suffolk County Community College include the Union County College, Northampton County Area Community College, and Bucks County Community College.

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Key Stats for Suffolk County Community College

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %
Salary
$36,650 - $60,033
Salary
$41,708 - $84,500

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

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