Average Salary for Colorado College (CC) Alumni

Around 2,000 people attend Colorado College, a institution based in Colorado Springs, Colo. The school prioritizes education in the liberal arts and sciences for undergraduate students. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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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 
$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: 28 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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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. Software as a service (SAAS) development is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Graduates of Colorado College earn $58K on average.

Jobs

Among Colorado College alumni, those working as Revenue Managers report the highest median pay of $56K, followed by Community Association Managers (approximately $40K). On the lower end, Non-Profit Development Coordinators report making about $38K.

Locations

Many Colorado College grads end up living in New York, N.Y., deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. Denver, Colo. is also a common destination for Colorado College grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of around $80K. Atlanta, Ga. is a popular spot for former Colorado College students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $41K. Alumni express interest in San Francisco, Calif. and Boulder, Colo. as well.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Physics will compensate Colorado College grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $105K on average per year. 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 around $49K.

Skills

Project Management is a popular skill among Colorado College alumni, with one in six workers reporting using it on the job. Inventory Management commands a pay premium of 7 percent for Colorado College grads. Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Marketing Communications are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of respondents take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a large number of grads are rewarded with health insurance and the larger part of alums report dental coverage, too. Colorado College alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, free drinks, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Knox College grads (who make an average of $57K) earn salaries most similar to Colorado College alumni. 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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
$81,800
$56,298

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