Average Salary for Cedar Crest College Alumni

Nestled away in Allentown, Pa., Cedar Crest College, a school, has a student population of roughly 1,000. A considerably greater proportion of women make up the student population with a female-to-male ratio of 9-to-1. From alumni reporting, however, it appears that men make more than their female counterparts after graduating. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Cedar Crest College Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
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1-4 years
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5-9 years
6 salaries
10-19 years
3 salaries
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About This School

100 College Drive
Allentown, PA 18104-6196


Private School

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Among Cedar Crest grads, clinical care is a commonly chosen career field. Median pay for those who graduated from Cedar Crest amounts to $55K.


With a 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio of survey respondents, women seem to represent the better half of this school's graduates.


More often than not, Cedar Crest grads continue living in Allentown, Pa. (about one in four former students to be exact) even though the average salary here takes last place on the pay scale (about $55K). For those seeking more money, Malvern, Pa. is a popular destination for former Cedar Crest students; median pay is approximately $76K. Other popular cities for Cedar Crest alumni include nearby Reading, Pa. and Upland, Pa.

Degree Major

Cedar Crest College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Science in Biology and earn a median salary of $63K per year. Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in around $57K on average per year.


One in seven grads report using Recruiting as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 28 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($70K). Regulatory Compliance, Nutrition, and Microsoft Excel are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Health insurance benefits extend to a large number of alums, and a fair number of grads sign up for dental plans. Most respondents opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Additional benefits handed to Cedar Crest College alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, gym / health club / fitness membership, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $55K for Wesley College 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.

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Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Cedar Crest College


93 %
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$33,786 - $71,228

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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