SUNY - New Paltz Alumni Average Salary

Around 7,000 people attend State University of New York at New Paltz, a institution based in New Paltz, N.Y. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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SUNY - New Paltz Median Salary by Job


Graphic Designer
6 profiles

Software Engineer
6 profiles

Office Manager
6 profiles

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Staff Accountant
6 profiles

Front End Developer / Engineer
5 profiles

Administrative Assistant
5 profiles

Accounting Manager
5 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 322
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About This School

1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561-2443

State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz


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The most popular career sector among alumni is the retail industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of SUNY New Paltz is about $52K.


After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average around $76K per year compared to females' $36K.


With a median salary of $71K, Deer Park, N.Y. represents the highest-paid city popular among SUNY New Paltz grads. On the other end, SUNY New Paltz grads flock to New York, N.Y., which actually offers the weakest median salary of approximately $59K.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from SUNY New Paltz can rake in a whopping average $83K per year, more than any other degree from this school. A Bachelor's Degree offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($70K).


Former Hawks with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation abilities can expect to make 38 percent more than their former classmates ($71K). About an eighth of grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Other top skills include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. More than half of respondents enjoy benefits like health insurance, while more than half of graduates receive dental plans, too. State University of New York at New Paltz grads also enjoy benefits like a casual working environment and life insurance.

Related Schools

CUNY Lehman College graduates, who earn about $52K on average, make a similar amount to SUNY New Paltz grads. Other schools similar to SUNY New Paltz include Central Connecticut State University, Southern Connecticut State University, and William Paterson University of New Jersey.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1525 1810
ACT Scores 23 27

Key Stats for SUNY - New Paltz


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$71,480 - $87,509
1-4 years
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