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Average Salary for Cedar Crest College Alumni

Located in Allentown, Pa., roughly 1,000 students call Cedar Crest College home for four years. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by Cedar Crest graduates who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Cedar Crest College Alumni

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Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Program Coordinator
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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About This School

100 College Drive
Allentown, PA 18104-6196


Private School

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Former Cedar Crest students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the manufacturing industry, clinical care, and the ex-offender counseling industry. The health care industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. The ex-offender counseling industry is perhaps the least commonly worked industry among Cedar Crest grads, with less than five percent of former students experienced in this area. The average starting salary for a graduate of Cedar Crest is $54K.


Graduates skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.


Cedar Crest grads who become Bachelor of Social Work Program Coordinators are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, usually making $58K yearly.


Infamous for its meager salaries (average pay is the lowest at around $55K), roughly a third of Cedar Crest students still call Allentown their home after graduation. Cedar Crest grads with a different agenda may consider the above-average salaries in Malvern — pay averages to $76K. Graduates of Cedar Crest also relocate to King of Prussia, which is not far away, and Reading.

Degree Major

Cedar Crest grads who hold a Bachelor of Science in Biology can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning about $63K per year. Annual salaries for those with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration are the lowest of the pack, earning approximately $54K.


Microsoft Office is a common skill among Cedar Crest alumni — about an eighth of grads mention using it at work. Cedar Crest College grads with Microsoft SQL Server experience garner salaries that are 43 percent more than other grads' salaries. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Excel, Recruiting, and Acute Care.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to paid time off, there is more lenience involving vacation than illness; just over half of the graduates get vacation time, whereas just one in five survey participants get paid sick leave. The greater part of alumni have medical plans, and most alumni have dental insurance. The greater part of grads opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Cedar Crest College grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $54K for Washington Adventist University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Cedar Crest grads. Delaware Valley College, Elizabethtown College, and St. Francis College are also similar to Cedar Crest.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1250 1560
ACT Scores 17 24

Key Stats for Cedar Crest College


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$34,500 - $68,351
Less than 1 year
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5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

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