Average Salary for Colorado College (CC) Alumni

Colorado College is a university based in Colorado Springs, Colo. that is home to around 2,000 undergraduates. The school prioritizes education in the liberal arts and sciences for undergraduate students. This summary is derived from information given by Colorado College grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for Liberal Arts

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Typical Early Career Salary

Colorado College (CC) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Community Association Manager
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Revenue Manager
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Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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About This School

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


Private School, Liberal Arts

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20 %

38 %

10 %

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Colorado College alumni find work in an assortment of industries including software as a service (SAAS) development, public K-12 education, and the recruiting or staffing industry. The information technology (it) value added reseller (var) industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Those with a degree from Colorado College make an average of approximately $60K.


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 — $40K. Non-Profit Development Coordinators wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning $38K.


Many Colorado College grads flock to New York, N.Y. Colorado College alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Denver, Colo., which offers a median salary of $80K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Colorado College alumni is Atlanta, Ga., where earnings average around $41K. Other popular cities for Colorado College alumni include nearby Boulder, Colo. and San Francisco, Calif.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of about $105K per year, Colorado College grads who have a B.A. in Physics are the best paid among the alumni population. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a B.A. in English Language tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average approximately $49K per year.


Customer Relationship Management (CRM) commands a pay premium of 4 percent for Colorado College grads. Microsoft Excel is a common skill among Colorado College alumni — around a seventh of grads mention using it at work. Also considered top-notch skills are Project Management, Data Analysis, and Marketing Communications.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of graduates participate in a 401(k) program. Health coverage is awarded to most respondents, and dental insurance is issued to more than half of survey participants as well. Additional perks enjoyed by Colorado College grads include a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, free drinks, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Compensation averages about $62K for Westminster College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Colorado College grads. Other schools similar to Colorado College include Nebraska Wesleyan University, William Jewell College, and Grinnell College.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Colorado College (CC)


57 %
43 %
$34,493 - $74,434
$36,799 - $95,865
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

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