Average Salary for Suffolk County Community College Alumni

Suffolk County Community College is a university located in Selden, N.Y. The data for this synopsis comes from former Suffolk County Community College students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Suffolk County Community College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Executive Assistant
3 salaries
$45,995  
   
Registered Nurse (RN)
2 salaries
$65,000  
Police Officer
2 salaries
$74,064  
Help Desk Analyst (Computer)
2 salaries
$50,980  
Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor
2 salaries
$58,292  
Paralegal
2 salaries
$48,500  
Retail Store Manager
2 salaries
$48,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 85

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About This School

533 College Rd
Selden, NY 11784-2899


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Industry

Suffolk County Community College alumni can most commonly be found in the construction industry, the medical office industry, and law, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. A large chunk of former Suffolk County Community College students are employed in IT services; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. The average salary for a grad from Suffolk County Community College is $49K.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among Suffolk County Community College alumni are Police Officers; they earn a median annual salary of $74K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $65K and $51K, respectively, are Registered Nurses and Computer Help Desk Analysts. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Executive Assistants — they bring in around $47K.

Locations

Many Suffolk County Community College students are New York, N.Y.-bound following college. Another city that attracts a wealth of Suffolk County Community College grads is Ronkonkoma, N.Y.; given its high compensation (about $70K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Suffolk County Community College alumni in Deer Park, N.Y. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at approximately $44K. Close-by Hauppauge, N.Y. and Stony Brook, N.Y. are also desirable cities among Suffolk County Community College alumni.

Degree Major

An Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Nursing leads to the highest pay for Suffolk County Community College grads ($70K on average per year). Graduates holding an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Business Management fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $41K.

Skills

Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for Suffolk County Community College grads — they earn 44 percent more than their fellow graduates. Roughly one in seven Suffolk County Community College grads wind up using Customer Service at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Office Administration rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only one-third of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one-third of alumni get paid sick time. Health insurance benefits extend to a strong majority of grads, and the larger part of graduates sign up for dental plans. A fair number of former students participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Additional perks enjoyed by Suffolk County Community College grads include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Middlesex Community College grads bring in salaries of around approximately $51K, making them the most similar to Suffolk County Community College alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to Suffolk County Community College include the Union County College, Northampton County Area Community College, and Bucks County Community College.

Key Stats for Suffolk County Community College

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %
Salary
$37,354 - $60,028
Salary
$42,192 - $78,860
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
$44,065 - $80,673
$44,219 - $81,389

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