Suffolk County Community College Alumni Average Salary

Suffolk County Community College is a university based in Selden, N.Y. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Aug 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 226
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About This School

533 College Rd
Selden, NY 11784-2899

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Suffolk County Community College alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the veterinary care industry, the furniture and home furnishings store industry, and the marketing, advertising, and media management industry. The manufacturing industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Graduates of Suffolk County Community College earn $47K on average.


There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in $60K after graduating from Suffolk County Community College, the average woman earns only $49K.


Many Suffolk County Community College grads flock to Hauppauge, N.Y. With a median salary of about $79K, New York, N.Y. represents the highest-paid city popular among Suffolk County Community College grads. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Suffolk County Community College alumni is Tampa, Fla., where earnings average approximately $49K. Suffolk County Community College alumni express interest in nearby Stony Brook, N.Y. and Port Jefferson, N.Y. as well.

Degree Major

An Associate's Degree, Business Administration leads to the highest pay for Suffolk County Community College grads (around $75K on average per year). Those holding an Associate's Degree, General Studies are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $40K on average per year.


About one in five grads report using Customer Service as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 124 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($106K). In addition, those who are savvy in Microsoft Office, Customer Relations, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, slightly more than one-third of graduates report receiving the former, whereas just the larger part of survey participants report receiving the latter. A fair number of former students allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance benefits extend to a strong majority of alums, and more than half of survey participants sign up for dental plans. Suffolk County Community College graduates also take advantage of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Alumni of Camden County College pick up average paychecks of around $45K, which is closest to the amount made by Suffolk County Community College grads among similar schools. 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


62 %
38 %
$35,751 - $60,485
$29,361 - $83,576
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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

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