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 13-to-1. From alumni reporting, however, it appears that men make more than their female counterparts after graduating. The data in this summary come from Cedar Crest alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Cedar Crest College Alumni

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Years Experience
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1-4 years
8 salaries
5-9 years
8 salaries
10-19 years
7 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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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. Former Cedar Crest graduates bring in around $55K on average.


The school's graduates who answered the questionnaire are largely female (the female-to-male ratio is 3 to 1).


Allentown, Pa. keeps the largest number of Cedar Crest grads among cities despite the fact that it offers the lowest median compensation ($55K). On the opposite end of the pay scale is Malvern, Pa., a top-paying city for Cedar Crest grads looking to earn a larger-than-average sum (this city has a median pay of approximately $76K). Graduates of Cedar Crest also relocate to Reading, Pa., which is not far away, and Upland, Pa.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $63K per year, Cedar Crest College grads who have a Bachelor of Science in Biology are the best paid among the alumni population. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Social Work (SW) ($46K on average annually).


Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is common among Cedar Crest alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, roughly a tenth of former students report doing so. Cedar Crest College grads with Project Management abilities can expect to make 36 percent more than their former classmates (about $75K). Recruiting, Microsoft Office, and Regulatory Compliance are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of survey participants have medical plans, and a strong majority of grads have dental insurance. Most former students save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Additional benefits handed to Cedar Crest College alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and gym / health club / fitness membership.

Related Schools

Wesley College grads report the most similar salaries to Cedar Crest alums, earning $55K on average. Other schools similar to Cedar Crest include Delaware Valley College, Elizabethtown College, and St. Francis College.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Cedar Crest College


95 %
5 %
$34,619 - $71,228
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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

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