Average Salary for Cedar Crest College Alumni

Cedar Crest College is a university based in Allentown, Pa. that is home to around 1,000 undergraduates. 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. Replies from former Cedar Crest students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Cedar Crest College Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

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1-4 years
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5-9 years
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10-19 years
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About This School

100 College Drive
Allentown, PA 18104-6196


Private School

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Clinical care is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Former Cedar Crest graduates bring in $55K on average.


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


Though Allentown, Pa. offers the least in terms of financial rewards (median pay is the lowest at $55K), nearly one in four Cedar Crest students continue living here after college. On the flipside, Cedar Crest grads seeking above-average pay can find soaring salaries in Malvern, Pa. where median pay is approximately $76K. Cedar Crest alumni express interest in nearby Upland, Pa. and Easton, Pa. as well.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Biology earns Cedar Crest students the most money after college (an average about $63K per year). A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of around $57K.


Many former Cedar Crest students are familiar with Recruiting, and roughly a seventh of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. For Cedar Crest College grads, proficiency in Microsoft Excel warrants a paycheck that is 28 percent more than other alumni salaries. Experience with Customer Service, Nutrition, and Microsoft Excel is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

The vast majority of alumni participate in a 401(k) program. Dental insurance applies to a strong majority of graduates, and nearly all graduates report health coverage. Other benefits that Cedar Crest College alumni receive are life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, gym / health club / fitness membership, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Wesley College graduates, who earn $55K on average, make a similar amount 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 %
7 %
$33,885 - $73,759
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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