Graduates of Hunter are found working in a number of different fields including the retail industry, the medical office industry, and the coalition for non-profit organization industry. The most popular career sector among alumni is the early childhood education industry. Median pay for those who graduated from Hunter amounts to about $51K.
A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only around $47K on average compared to $56K for male graduates.
New York is a popular place for Hunter students to settle after graduation, and a strong majority of grads find steadfast employment in the city.
Hunter grads who hold a Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science (CS) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $55K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Psychology — their annual income amounts to $36K on average.
Many former Hunter students are familiar with Microsoft Excel, and close to a fifth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Former Hawks with Financial Analysis experience garner salaries that are 51 percent more than other grads' salaries. In addition, those who are savvy in Customer Service, Microsoft Office, and Office Administration are also considered highly skilled.
Benefits and Perks
Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in three grads get paid sick time. A fair number of grads participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance benefits extend to a strong majority of survey participants, and a fair number of respondents sign up for dental plans. Alumni of CUNY Hunter College also take in 403(b), a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.
Among alumni of similar schools, CUNY Bernard M Baruch College grads (who make an average of approximately $66K) earn salaries most similar to Hunter alumni. Other schools similar to Hunter include CUNY City College, CUNY Queens College, and New Jersey City University.