Coastal Carolina University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Conway, S.C., Coastal Carolina University, a school, has a student population of roughly 9,000. Enthusiasm for sports runs deep here (Go Chanticleers!), and the urban location affords rich cultural experiences for the students. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the CCU grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Median Salary by Years Experience

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1-4 years
8 salaries
5-9 years
4 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About This School

108 James P. Blanton Circle
Conway, SC 29526


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For CCU alumni — a demographic with impressive SAT scores — salaries actually come in on the lower end. The average starting salary for a graduate of CCU is $45K.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only about $39K on average compared to $56K for male graduates.


Home to a large number of CCU alums, Conway, S.C. is by far the most attractive city for these former students.

Degree Major

CCU students with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) can expect to make the most money (approximately $73K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Those holding a Bachelor's Degree are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $57K on average per year.


Financial Analysis commands a pay premium of 32 percent for former Chanticleers. Many former CCU students are familiar with Customer Service, and approximately one-fourth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. 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. Most grads report contributing to a 401(k). Health benefits extend to a large number of survey participants, and close to half of the respondents also receive dental coverage. Alumni of Coastal Carolina University also take in a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

University of Virginia's College at Wise graduates, who earn $41K on average, make a similar amount to CCU grads. Other schools similar to CCU include Christopher Newport University, California State University-Monterey Bay, and Evergreen State College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
910 1080
ACT Scores 19 23

Key Stats for Coastal Carolina University


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$36,381 - $80,375
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