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Average Salary for Coe College Alumni

Around 1,000 people attend Coe College, a Presbyterian Church (USA) institution based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Students at this private university appreciate the perks of a liberal arts curriculum. The data for this snapshot was collected from Coe graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank

871
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

320
out of 476
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Liberal Arts

92
out of 119

Typical Early Career Salary

$46,700
Coe College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
$53,000  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
United States (change)

Coe College Details

1220 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-5092

www.coe.edu/admission

1,364

Private Schools, Liberal Arts, Religious

68 %

15 %

50 %

27 %

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Industry

Coe alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include clinical care, the nutritional supplement manufacturing industry, and the health care industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the education industry. Coe graduates see an estimated starting salary of $54K.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among Coe alumni are Information Technology Project Managers; they earn a median annual salary of approximately $88K. Also nearing the top of the pay scale at around $53K are Financial Analysts. Auditors wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning about $53K.

Locations

Cedar Rapids is such a great city that Coe alumni tend to stick around after wrapping up their studies, with just under one in three grads staying on to find permanent work. The top-paying city popular with Coe alumni is Denver, which offers median salaries of $90K. On the far end of the pay scale, Coe alumni often reside in Sioux Falls, which is home to the lowest pay at $27K. Other cities popular among Coe alumni include midwestern-based Chicago and Iowa City.

Degree Major

Coe grads who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning $99K per year. A B.A. in Public Relations (PR) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face salaries of approximately $33K.

Skills

For Coe College grads, proficiency in Operations Management warrants a paycheck that is 66 percent more than other alumni salaries. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Coe alumni, with one-tenth of grads reporting using it on the job. Other prime know-hows include Operations Management, Public Speaking, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Lacking in the benefits department, just two-fifths of alumni report compensation for sick days and only one-fourth of alumni get vacation time. The greater part of survey participants set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health insurance benefits extend to a solid majority of alums, and most alumni sign up for dental plans. Coe College graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and company pension plan.

Related Schools

Grinnell College grads bring in salaries of around $54K, making them the most similar to Coe alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to Coe include Cornell College, Augustana College, and Monmouth College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1423 1870
ACT Scores 23 28

Key Stats

Female
44 %
Male
56 %
Salary
$29,997 - $69,245
Salary
$38,697 - $71,749
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

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