Iona College is a Roman Catholic university based in New Rochelle, N.Y. that is home to around 4,000 undergraduates. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Iona grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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5.3 %

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40 %

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Jul 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 529
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About This School

715 North Ave
New Rochelle, NY 10801-1890


Business, Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

66 %

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The health care industry, the education industry, and the manufacturing industry are just a few of the areas in which Iona grads find work. The most popular field is the financial services industry. Graduates of Iona earn $70K on average.


The Iona alumni who make the most are Chief Financial Officers; they report a median pay of $173K. Financial Controllers and Executive Assistants draw in a fair amount as well — $90K and around $70K, respectively. On the lower end, Marketing Coordinators report making $44K.


Many Iona students are New York, N.Y.-bound following college. The top-paying city popular with Iona alumni is Greenwich, Conn., which offers a median salary of about $90K. Living in New Rochelle after college is common among Iona College grads, whose love for the area is more important than the below-average median pay (approximately $44K). In addition, Iona grads flock to neighboring White Plains, N.Y. as well as Stamford, Conn.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Iona alumni are those with a Master of Health Administration (MHA) — they earn close to $129K on average per year. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Human Resources Management (HRM) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average approximately $45K per year.


Budget Management commands a pay premium of 19 percent for former Gaels. Iona grads are usually competent in Microsoft Excel, and close to a sixth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Financial Analysis are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only one in three grads for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in five survey participants get paid sick time. A fair number of alumni set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance benefits extend to a fair number of respondents, and a majority of alums sign up for dental plans. Iona College grads also enjoy benefits like a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Fairleigh Dickinson University grads bring in salaries of around $63K, making them the most similar to Iona alumni in terms of earnings. College of New Rochelle, Mercy College, and Manhattanville College are also similar to Iona.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
890 1100
ACT Scores 20 25

Key Stats for Iona College


56 %
44 %
$41,660 - $91,248
$48,791 - $113,978

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 207 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$38,664 - $86,670
$50,063 - $115,743
$42,177 - $91,107
$30,000 - $78,763
$69,000 - $97,190
$60,436 - $79,000
$34,637 - $91,563
$89,500 - $165,000
$46,991 - $104,699
$47,458 - $87,985
$42,988 - $104,762
$33,933 - $87,490
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