Suffolk County Community College Alumni Average Salary

Based in Selden, N.Y., Suffolk County Community College is a university. This outline is based on answers to 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
Police Officer
2 salaries
$74,064  
   
Help Desk Analyst (Computer)
2 salaries
$50,980  
Administrative Assistant
2 salaries
$47,500  
Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor
2 salaries
$58,292  
Executive Assistant
2 salaries
$41,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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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 wholesale distribution industry, law, and the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most popular career sector among alumni is IT services. Former Suffolk County Community College graduates bring in $50K on average.

Gender

After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average about $66K per year compared to females' around $50K.

Jobs

Suffolk County Community College grads who become Police Officers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $74K annually. However, Registered Nurse Supervisors and Computer Help Desk Analysts also rank as top-earners (bringing in $58K and approximately $51K, respectively). Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Executive Assistants; alumni in this role face average salaries of $46K.

Locations

A large number of students head to Bohemia, N.Y. after college. New York, N.Y. is another hot spot for Suffolk County Community College grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to about $74K). On the other end, Suffolk County Community College grads flock to Deer Park, N.Y., which actually offers the weakest median salary of $44K. Nearby Stony Brook, N.Y. and Hauppauge, N.Y. also rank high on the list of cities for Suffolk County Community College grads.

Degree Major

Suffolk County Community College students with an Associate's Degree, Business Administration can expect to make the most money ($75K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. An Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Business Management offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($41K).

Skills

Suffolk County Community College grads with Microsoft Active Directory experience garner salaries that are 39 percent more than other grads' salaries. Many Suffolk County Community College grads have knowledge of Microsoft Office, with nearly one in six alumni using this program on the clock. Experience with Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Office Administration is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in three grads receive sick leave. A strong majority of former students participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. It is no small feat that a strong majority of grads are given health coverage, and the larger part of grads accept dental insurance. 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

Compensation averages $51K for Middlesex Community College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Suffolk County Community College grads. The Union County College, Northampton County Area Community College, and Bucks County Community College are also similar to Suffolk County Community College.

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Key Stats for Suffolk County Community College

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %
Salary
$36,562 - $60,216
Salary
$41,106 - $90,528
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

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