Daemen College is ranked among the top colleges in Upstate New York for midcareer median earnings of its graduates, according to the 2017–18 PayScale College Salary Report.
In the latest report, Daemen is ranked No. 29 of 54 colleges in the Upstate New York region on the list, joining other prestigious private institutions such as Colgate University (No. 1), Cornell University (No. 6), Rochester Institute of Technology (No. 14), Skidmore College (No. 17), and Le Moyne College (No. 22).
Mid-career graduates with a bachelor’s degree from Daemen earn an average of $83,000, according to the report. It also revealed that 70 percent of the college’s alumni say their jobs have a positive impact on the world, placing Daemen among the top six in the state for graduates who say they have high job meaning.
To rank colleges by future earning potential, PayScale surveyed 2.3 million graduates of more than 2,700 colleges and universities. Respondents were asked to report their pay, major, highest degree earned, and associate or bachelor’s school name. PayScale substantially expanded the scope of this year’s report by increasing the number of schools included in past years by more than 1,000.