Coe College Alumni Average Salary

Coe College is a Presbyterian Church (USA) university based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa that is home to around 1,000 undergraduates. Students here receive a well-rounded education — undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences is common. This report is based on the responses of Coe graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Coe College Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

National Salary Data 
Research Scientist
3 salaries
Data Analyst
2 salaries
Marketing Specialist
2 salaries
Interactive Designer
2 salaries
Graphic Designer
2 salaries
Benefits Analyst
2 salaries
Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Aug 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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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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Among Coe grads, the nutritional supplement manufacturing industry is a commonly chosen career field. A far departure from high-scoring SAT results, Coe alumni report earning only moderate salaries after graduating. Starting salaries of $45K are the median among Coe grads.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with male graduates earning only approximately $47K on average compared to $61K for female graduates.


It is typical for many Coe grads (over a third of former students) to remain in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, which may come as a shock given the city's depressed salaries (median pay is around $47K). On the flipside, Coe grads seeking above-average pay can find soaring salaries in Chicago, Ill. where median pay is about $58K.

Degree Major

Coe College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a B.A. in Business Administration and earn a median salary of $47K per year. Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor's Degree are the lowest of the pack, earning $46K.


Many former Coe students are familiar with Microsoft Excel, and about one in eight grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. For Coe College grads, proficiency in Leadership warrants a paycheck that is 54 percent more than other alumni salaries. In addition, those who are savvy in Leadership, Data Analysis, and HTML are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of former students are allowed to take paid time off for vacation, but only about one-fifth of alumni get paid sick leave. A strong majority of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health benefits extend to a strong majority of alums, and a majority of the survey participants also receive dental coverage. Coe College grads are also lucky enough to receive tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, company pension plan, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Alumni of Shimer College pick up average paychecks of approximately $45K, which is closest to the amount made by Coe grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to Coe include Cornell College, Grinnell College, and Augustana College.

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Key Stats for Coe College


42 %
58 %
$35,608 - $75,000
$40,703 - $54,045
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
$40,000 - $72,000

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