CUNY - Hunter College Alumni Average Salary

CUNY Hunter College is a school located in New York, N.Y. with around 17,000 undergraduates. Alumni report earning excellent value for their tuition dollars; the school ranks in the top 28 percent of universities by return on investment. The data in this summary come from Hunter alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Early Career Salary 


Mid-Career Salary 


% High Meaning 

53 %

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CUNY - Hunter College Median Salary by Job


Social Worker
18 profiles

Executive Assistant
16 profiles

Administrative Assistant
11 profiles

United States (change)

Registered Nurse (RN)
9 profiles

Program Director, Non-Profit
9 profiles

Financial Analyst
7 profiles

Data Analyst
7 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 722
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About This School

695 Park Ave
New York, NY 10065

Hunter College - The City University of New York (CUNY)


State School

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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.

Degree Major

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.

Related Schools

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.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1070 1260
ACT Scores

Key Stats for CUNY - Hunter College


61 %
39 %
$31,000 - $54,062
$52,359 - $94,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$38,783 - $94,000

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