Colorado College (CC) Alumni Average Salary

Colorado College is a university based in Colorado Springs, Colo. that is home to around 2,000 undergraduates. Students at the school often study in the liberal arts and sciences. The data in this summary come from Colorado College alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

1098th

20 Year Net ROI 

$68,200

Annual ROI 

1.5%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$214,800

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232nd

Early Career Salary 

$44,100

Mid-Career Salary 

$85,100

% High Meaning 

65.0%

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Colorado College (CC) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$14K$28K$42K
Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization
2 salaries
$38,000  
   
Community Association Manager
2 salaries
$40,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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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 belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the information technology (it) value added reseller (var) industry, public K-12 education, and the consulting industry. Among Colorado College grads, software as a service (SAAS) development is a commonly chosen career field. Those with a degree from Colorado College make an average of approximately $58K.

Jobs

The Colorado College alumni who make the most are Revenue Managers; they report a median pay of $56K. Community Association Managers draw in a fair amount as well — about $40K. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Non-Profit Development Coordinators — they bring in around $38K.

Locations

The most popular destination for former Colorado College students is New York, N.Y. Denver, Colo. is also a common destination for Colorado College grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $80K. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Colorado College alumni is Atlanta, Ga., which offers a median salary of $41K. San Francisco, Calif. is also a common pick among Colorado College grads, along with Boulder, Colo.

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. A B.A. in English Language is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of about $49K.

Skills

Colorado College grads with Inventory Management experience garner salaries that are 7 percent more than other grads' salaries. Many former Colorado College students are familiar with Project Management, and nearly one-sixth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Experience with Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Marketing Communications is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Most graduates take advantage of a 401(k) plan. A large number of survey participants have medical plans, and a majority of alums have dental insurance. Additional benefits handed to Colorado College alumni include a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, free drinks, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Alumni of Grinnell College pick up average paychecks of $56K, which is closest to the amount made by Colorado College grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to Colorado College include Nebraska Wesleyan University, William Jewell College, and Westminster 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
57 %
Male
43 %
Salary
$34,367 - $75,216
Salary
$35,101 - $88,000
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

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