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Average Salary for Colorado College (CC) Alumni

Nestled away in Colorado Springs, Colo., Colorado College, a school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. The school prioritizes education in the liberal arts and sciences for undergraduate students. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

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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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Revenue Manager
2 salaries
Community Association Manager
2 salaries
Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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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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Graduates of Colorado College work in a variety of sectors including the consulting industry, software as a service (SAAS) development, and the information technology (it) value added reseller (var) industry. The most popular field is the recruiting or staffing industry. Those with a degree from Colorado College make an average of approximately $60K.


Male graduates of Colorado College out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of around $71K versus $56K for women.


Colorado College grads who become Revenue Managers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average about $56K annually. However, Community Association Managers also rank as top-earners (bringing in $40K). On the lower end, Non-Profit Development Coordinators report making $38K.


The most popular destination for former Colorado College students is Boulder, Colo. The top-paying city popular with Colorado College alumni is Denver, Colo., which offers a median salary of $79K. 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 about $41K. San Francisco, Calif. and Portland, Ore. are also desirable cities.

Degree Major

Colorado College grads who hold a B.A. in Economics can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $122K per year. A B.A. in English Language offers the lowest median annual financial reward (around $49K).


Microsoft Excel is a common skill among Colorado College alumni — approximately one-sixth of grads mention using it at work. Strategic Marketing commands a pay premium of 50 percent for Colorado College grads. Also considered top-notch skills are Project Management, Marketing Communications, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-sixth of alumni get paid sick time. A large number of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). A large number of former students have medical plans, and more than half of alumni have dental insurance. Other benefits that Colorado College alumni receive are a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Grinnell College grads (who make an average of $58K) earn salaries most similar to Colorado College alumni. Other schools similar to Colorado College include Nebraska Wesleyan University, William Jewell College, and Westminster College.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Colorado College (CC)


57 %
43 %
$33,677 - $74,434
$37,149 - $95,476
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 20 votes.

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