Average Salary for Colorado College (CC) Alumni

Located in Colorado Springs, Colo., roughly 2,000 students call Colorado College home for four years. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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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. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Revenue Manager
2 salaries
$56,298  
   
Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization
2 salaries
$38,000  
Community Association Manager
2 salaries
$40,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
United States (change)

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

Graduates of Colorado College are found working in a number of different fields including the education industry, the recruiting or staffing industry, and the consulting industry. The most popular career sector among alumni is public K-12 education. Former Colorado College graduates tend to bring in around $60K.

Jobs

Among Colorado College alumni, those working as Revenue Managers report the highest median pay of about $56K, followed by Admissions Directors (approximately $50K), and Community Association Managers ($40K). Non-Profit Development Coordinators get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary, where grads report making an average of $38K in this job.

Locations

Many Colorado College grads flock to Boulder. Colorado College grads also flock to Denver, which is home to salaries significantly above average (typical pay is $77K). On the far end of the pay scale, Colorado College alumni often reside in Seattle, which is home to the lowest pay at $48K. Neighboring Colorado Springs is another common pick among Colorado College grads, along with San Francisco.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Economics earns Colorado College students the most money after college (around $122K per year). Annual salaries for those with a B.A. in Psychology are the lowest of the pack, earning approximately $43K.

Skills

Colorado College grads with Business Development experience garner salaries that are 38 percent more than other grads' salaries. Colorado College alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with approximately one-seventh of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Excel, Marketing Communications, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. A solid majority of survey participants participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. For this school, a solid majority of former students are the recipients of health benefits, and a majority of grads pick up dental plans, too. Colorado College alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Median pay for Principia College grads is $62K, making their salaries most similar to those of Colorado College grads. Nebraska Wesleyan University, William Jewell College, and Westminster College are also similar to Colorado College.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Colorado College (CC)

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %
Salary
$34,240 - $73,719
Salary
$37,073 - $94,663
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
$81,800
$56,298

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