Average Salary for Colorado College (CC) Alumni

Colorado College, a school in Colorado Springs, Colo., has roughly 2,000 undergrads. Undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences is a key focus of the school. This report is based on the answers of Colorado College graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Overall College ROI Rank

1098
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

344
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Liberal Arts

49
out of 119

Typical Early Career Salary

$43,900
Colorado College (CC) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Community Association Manager
2 salaries
$40,000  
   
Revenue Manager
2 salaries
$56,298  
Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization
2 salaries
$38,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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About This School

14. E Cache La Poudre St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

2,041

Private School, Liberal Arts

87 %

20 %

38 %

10 %


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Industry

Colorado College alumni find work in an assortment of industries including software as a service (SAAS) development, the consulting industry, and the real estate property management industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in public K-12 education. Graduates of Colorado College earn around $57K on average.

Jobs

Colorado College grads who become Revenue Managers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $56K annually. However, Community Association Managers also rank as top-earners (bringing in $40K). Non-Profit Development Coordinators wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning about $38K.

Locations

Many Colorado College grads flock to Boulder, Colo. It is no surprise that Denver, Colo., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $80K), is another of the most popular spots for former Colorado College students. On the far end of the pay scale, Colorado College alumni often reside in Atlanta, Ga., which is home to the lowest pay at approximately $41K. Alumni express interest in New York, N.Y. and San Francisco, Calif. as well.

Degree Major

Colorado College students with a B.A. in Physics can expect to make the most money ($105K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in English Language — their annual income amounts to about $49K on average.

Skills

Many Colorado College grads have knowledge of Project Management, with nearly one-seventh of alumni using this program on the clock. Competency in Market Analysis translates into above-average pay for Colorado College grads — they earn 34 percent more than their fellow graduates. Experience with Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Marketing Communications is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

For this school, a large number of graduates are the recipients of health benefits, and more than half of former students pick up dental plans, too. Most graduates plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Additional perks enjoyed by Colorado College grads include a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, flexible hours, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Related Schools

Knox College graduates, who earn $57K on average, make a similar amount to Colorado College grads. Nebraska Wesleyan University, William Jewell College, and Westminster College are also similar to Colorado College.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1840 2130
ACT Scores 27 32

Key Stats for Colorado College (CC)

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %
Salary
$34,493 - $74,434
Salary
$35,101 - $88,000
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
$56,298
$81,800

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