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.
After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average around $56K per year compared to females' about $39K.
Many CCU students are Conway, S.C.-bound following college.
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).
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.
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.