Colorado College (CC) Alumni Average Salary

Colorado College is a university based in Colorado Springs, Colo. that is home to around 2,000 undergraduates. Many students here pick up classes in the liberal arts and sciences. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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College ROI Report

1261st

20 Year Net ROI 

$49,600

Annual ROI 

1.2%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$224,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

232nd

Early Career Salary 

$44,100

Mid-Career Salary 

$85,100

% High Meaning 

65 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Colorado College (CC) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$70K$140K$210K
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
6 salaries
$37,974  
   
Executive Director
3 salaries
$105,000  
General Counsel
2 salaries
$120,000  
Regional Sales Manager
2 salaries
$61,750  
Geologist
2 salaries
$63,000  
Senior Programmer Analyst
2 salaries
$82,424  
Family Physician / Doctor
2 salaries
$180,508  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jul 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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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 %

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Industry

Former Colorado College graduates bring in around $55K on average.

Locations

Portland, Ore. is a hub for Colorado College graduates — a large number call this city home. It is also not uncommon to find former Colorado College students living and working in Colorado Springs, Colo. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $56K. On the other hand, Colorado College alumni who end up in San Francisco, Calif. receive the lowest median salary of $46K.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Colorado College grads with a B.A. in Mathematics (average earnings climb to approximately $68K per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) — their annual income amounts to about $44K on average.

Skills

Colorado College grads are usually competent in Microsoft Excel, and nearly one-fourth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Fundraising commands a pay premium of 101 percent for Colorado College grads. In addition, those who are savvy in Project Management, Administration, and Microsoft Word are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for just under half of the graduates, but only one in five survey participants are rewarded with paid sick leave. Almost all survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; the vast majority of former students are rewarded with health insurance and more than half of former students report dental coverage, too. Colorado College grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alumni of Grinnell College pick up average paychecks of $54K, which is closest to the amount made by Colorado College grads among similar schools. Nebraska Wesleyan University, William Jewell College, and Westminster College are also similar to Colorado College.

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Key Stats for Colorado College (CC)

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %
Salary
$33,119 - $61,000
Salary
$45,500 - $110,226
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

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