Average Salary for Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs Campus Alumni

Colorado Technical University, a school in Colorado Springs, Colo., has roughly 1,000 undergrads. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Typical Early Career Salary

$45,900
Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs Campus Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
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Project Manager, Engineering
2 salaries
$88,989  
   
Operations Supervisor
2 salaries
$63,500  
Tax Manager
2 salaries
$62,400  
Software Engineer
2 salaries
$88,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 26 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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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 find work in an assortment of industries including the health care industry, IT services, and clinical care. Among Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs grads, the aerospace and defense industry is a commonly chosen career field. Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs graduates in the cable television broadcasting industry are hard pressed to find, with less than five percent of former students taking up work in this field. Former Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs graduates bring in about $70K on average.

Gender

In the Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs alumni community, men make a median salary of $79K compared to their female counterparts, who earn around $50K.

Jobs

Network Engineers win the contest for best-paid Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs alumni, making $109K on average every year, though Technical Project Managers ($94K), and Engineering Project Managers ($89K) are not far behind. Network System Administrators wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning approximately $61K.

Locations

Many Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs alumni remain in Colorado Springs after graduation; more than a third of grads find permanent positions in the workforce here. Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Albuquerque, N.M., which offers a median salary of $87K. On the other hand, Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs alumni who end up in Pueblo, Colo. receive the lowest median salary of $49K. Neighboring Denver, Colo. is another common pick among Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs grads, along with San Antonio, Texas.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs grads with a Master of Science (MS), Information Technology (IT) (average earnings climb to about $115K per year). Average annual salaries for those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration are the lowest of the pack, earning $45K.

Skills

Budget Management commands a pay premium of 28 percent for Colorado Technical University grads. Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs alumni, with around one in six grads reporting using it on the job. Demonstrated ability in Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just one in three grads enjoy paid vacation and merely one in three grads get paid sick time. Health insurance benefits extend to a large number of graduates, and a strong majority of survey participants sign up for dental plans. A large number of former students participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Additional benefits handed to Colorado Technical University alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Alumni of Western International University pick up average paychecks of $63K, which is closest to the amount made by Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs grads among similar schools. The University of Nebraska at Omaha, Northcentral University, and Maryville University of Saint Louis are also similar to Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs.

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Key Stats for Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs Campus

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %
Salary
$24,658 - $74,218
Salary
$51,089 - $90,200

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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