CUNY - Hunter College Alumni Average Salary

Students looking for a top-value school need look no further than CUNY Hunter College. It is a university based in New York, N.Y. that is ranked in the top 28 percent of universities by return on investment. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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CUNY - Hunter College Median Salary by Job


Social Worker
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Office Manager
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,223
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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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Hunter alumni can most commonly be found in the health care industry, the health care services industry, and the financial services industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the education industry. Those with a degree from Hunter make an average of about $58K.


The most generous salaries among Hunter alumni are reportedly earned by Registered Nurses, whose median earnings come to $75K, followed by Licensed Clinical Social Workers ($62K) and Non-Profit Program Directors (around $60K). Sliding in near the bottom are Administrative Assistants, who report earnings of approximately $41K.


The greater part of Hunter students choose to remain in New York, N.Y. after graduation, where the average salary is actually the lowest at $60K. Hunter alumni in search of the largest paycheck, on the other hand, will find it in Washington, DC where $88K is the average pay. Alumni express interest in Atlanta, Ga. and Los Angeles, Calif. as well.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Hunter alumni are those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance — they earn close to $243K on average per year. A B.A. in English Language & Literature commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of approximately $45K.


Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for former Hawks — they earn 15 percent more than their fellow graduates. Hunter grads are usually competent in Microsoft Office, and roughly an eighth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one in three grads) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in four survey participants get sick time. Most respondents have medical plans, and a majority of former students have dental insurance. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a large number of alumni contribute to a 401(k). Graduates of CUNY Hunter College are also recipients of a casual working environment, life insurance, 403(b), and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, CUNY Bernard M Baruch College grads (who make an average of about $66K) earn salaries most similar to Hunter alumni. CUNY City College, CUNY Queens College, and New Jersey City University are also similar to Hunter.

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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


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$38,918 - $75,563
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 400 votes.
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