Average Salary for Coe College Alumni

Nestled away in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Coe College, a Presbyterian Church (USA) school, has a student population of roughly 1,000. Undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences is popular here. The data for this synopsis comes from former Coe students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for Liberal Arts

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Typical Early Career Salary

Coe College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Years Experience
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Less than 1 year
2 salaries
1-4 years
13 salaries
5-9 years
6 salaries
10-19 years
3 salaries
20 years or more
3 salaries
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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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15 %

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Among Coe grads, the education industry is a commonly chosen career field. Given the high SAT scores reported by Coe grads, their lower-than-average salaries are somewhat surprising. Median pay for those who graduated from Coe amounts to approximately $50K.


Rather than relocating after graduation, many Coe alumni (roughly one in three) end up finding permanent jobs in Cedar Rapids. It is no surprise that Chicago, Ill., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $66K), is another of the most popular spots for former Coe students. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Coe alumni is Sioux Falls, S.D., where earnings average $27K. Los Angeles, Calif. is also a common pick among Coe grads, along with Iowa City, Iowa.

Degree Major

Coe grads who hold a B.A. in English Literature can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $66K per year. Those with a B.A. in Psychology face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $47K per year.


Coe College grads who have experience with Project Management can expect to make 72 percent more than other alumni (about $85K on average). Many Coe grads have knowledge of Financial Analysis, with close to a tenth of alumni using this program on the clock. Public Speaking, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Customer Service are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one in three grads enjoy paid vacation and one in five survey participants receive sick leave. Most graduates receive health insurance, and a strong majority of alumni get dental coverage. Most grads save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Coe College grads also enjoy benefits like tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, company pension plan, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

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

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1446 2023
ACT Scores 23 28

Key Stats for Coe College


43 %
57 %
$22,669 - $70,500
$44,521 - $72,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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