Average Salary for Coe College Alumni

Coe College is a Presbyterian Church (USA) university based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa that is home to around 1,000 undergraduates. The liberal arts and sciences play a large role at the school, and many students enjoy this type of curriculum. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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About This School

1220 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-5092



Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

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Former Coe students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the health care industry, the nutritional supplement manufacturing industry, and the banking industry. The most popular field is the education industry. Coe graduates see an average starting salary of $50K.


Cedar Rapids is a popular place for Coe students to settle after graduation, and slightly less than a third of grads find steadfast employment in the city. The top-paying city popular with Coe alumni is Chicago, Ill., which offers a median salary of approximately $66K. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Coe alumni is Sioux Falls, S.D., which offers a median salary of about $27K. Denver, Colo. and Des Moines, Iowa are popular choices as well.

Degree Major

Coe College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a B.A. in English Literature and earn a median salary of $66K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Psychology — their annual income amounts to around $47K on average.


Coe College grads with Project Management abilities can expect to make 70 percent more than their former classmates ($85K). Coe alumni are often well versed in Public Speaking, with less than ten percent of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Other top skills include Financial Analysis, Adobe Illustrator, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Benefits and Perks

Only one-third of alumni earn paid vacation and just one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. A large number of respondents set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Most alums receive health insurance, and a strong majority of former students get dental coverage. Coe College graduates also take advantage of tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, company pension plan, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $51K for Augustana College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Coe grads. Other schools similar to Coe include Cornell College, Grinnell College, and Monmouth College.

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SAT Scores 1446 2023
ACT Scores 23 28

Key Stats for Coe College


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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