Coastal Carolina University Alumni Average Salary

Coastal Carolina University, a school in Conway, S.C., has roughly 9,000 undergrads. Much of campus life revolves around sports (Go Chanticleers!), and the urban location lets student freely explore the diverse, interesting city at their fingertips. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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College ROI Report

1205th

20 Year Net ROI 

$83,200

Annual ROI 

3.5%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$90,800

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College Salary Report

829th

Early Career Salary 

$39,500

Mid-Career Salary 

$62,200

% High Meaning 

43 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Coastal Carolina University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$24K$48K$72K
Operations Manager
8 salaries
$48,980  
   
Accountant
6 salaries
$38,794  
Account Manager
5 salaries
$60,000  
PHP Developer
5 salaries
$51,204  
Financial Analyst
5 salaries
$56,000  
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
3 salaries
$58,958  
Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals
3 salaries
$71,029  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 220

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About This School

108 James P. Blanton Circle
Conway, SC 29526

www.coastal.edu/admissions/

8,867

State School, For Sports Fans

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Industry

Given the high SAT scores reported by CCU grads, their lower-than-average salaries are somewhat surprising. Those with an education from CCU earn an average of $45K.

Gender

After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average around $56K per year compared to females' about $39K.

Locations

Many CCU students are Conway, S.C.-bound following college.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) will compensate CCU grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $73K on average per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor's Degree ($57K on average annually).

Skills

Former Chanticleers who have experience with Financial Analysis can expect to make 32 percent more than other alumni (approximately $59K on average). Customer Service is a common skill among CCU alumni — one-fourth of grads mention using it at work. Competency in Financial Analysis, MySQL, and Microsoft Office also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Only one-third of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. A large number of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. For this school, a large number of former students are the recipients of health benefits, and approximately half of the respondents pick up dental plans, too. Coastal Carolina University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

University of Virginia's College at Wise grads report the most similar salaries to CCU alums, earning $41K on average. Other schools similar to CCU include Christopher Newport University, California State University-Monterey Bay, and Evergreen State College.

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Key Stats for Coastal Carolina University

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
Salary
$39,000
Salary
$36,381 - $80,375
066
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
7%
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