Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs Campus Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Colorado Springs, Colo., Colorado Technical University, a school, has a student population of roughly 1,000. This report is based on the answers of Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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College Salary Report

544th

Early Career Salary 

$46,000

% High Meaning 

53.0%

Mid-Career Salary 

$73,100

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Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs Campus Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
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Tax Manager
2 salaries
$62,400  
   
Operations Supervisor
2 salaries
$63,500  
Project Manager, Engineering
2 salaries
$88,989  
Software Engineer
2 salaries
$88,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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About This School

4435 N Chestnut Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80907-3812

1,216

Private School, For Profit

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Industry

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the health care industry, IT services, and clinical care. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the aerospace and defense industry. Former Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs students do not typically enter the department of defense (dod) freight industry; in fact, less than five percent of graduates find work in this area, making it the least likely field for this group to enter. Median pay for those who graduated from Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs amounts to around $71K.

Gender

In the Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs alumni community, men make a median salary of approximately $82K compared to their female counterparts, who earn $51K.

Jobs

The most generous salaries among Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs alumni are reportedly earned by Network Engineers, whose median earnings come to $109K, followed by Engineering Project Managers ($89K) and Software Engineers (about $88K). Network System Administrators get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of $61K in this job.

Locations

Many Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs alumni seem to stick around Colorado Springs after wrapping up their studies; over a third of grads remain to find permanent work. The top-paying city popular with Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs alumni is Tucson, Ariz., which offers a median salary of $114K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs alumni is Pueblo, Colo., where earnings average $49K. Nearby Denver, Colo. is also a top pick for Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs grads, as is Dallas, Texas.

Degree Major

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs students with a Master of Science (MS), Information Technology (IT) can expect to make the most money (about $115K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Average annual salaries for those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration are the lowest of the pack, earning around $45K.

Skills

Colorado Technical University grads who have experience with Team Leadership can expect to make 73 percent more than other alumni ($123K on average). Many Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs grads have knowledge of Microsoft Office, with close to one-seventh of alumni using this program on the clock. Experience with Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one-third of alumni are paid for vacation and just one-third of alumni for sick time. To plan for old age, most former students maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Most graduates receive health insurance, and a fair number of alums get dental coverage. Additional benefits handed to Colorado Technical University alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Northcentral University grads report the most similar salaries to Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs alums, earning approximately $78K on average. Other schools similar to Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs include the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Maryville University of Saint Louis, and Western International University.

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Key Stats for Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs Campus

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
Salary
$24,955 - $74,950
Salary
$52,914 - $90,481
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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