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Salary Impact and Employment

As the third-largest employer in Ulster County, New Paltz employs 1,738 people, full and part time, which includes individuals directly employed by the College—faculty, staff, adjuncts, graduate assistants, and temporary service employees—as well as Campus Auxiliary Services (CAS), Sodexo Food Service, Research Foundation, the Bookstore and the Student Association. Additionally, the College employs 1,794 student workers and work-study students.

These salaries represent a total expenditure of $67.5 million, 92% of which ($62.3 million) is paid directly in the Hudson Valley, with an additional 7% paid within New York State. As a result, 99% ($66.6 million) of salaries paid stay in New York State. The direct and indirect impact of these expenditures translates to $128.7 million into the Hudson Valley economy and $143.7 million to New York State.

Salary Impact