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Average Salary for Connecticut College Alumni

Founded in New London, Conn., Connecticut College is an institution of higher learning for around 2,000 students. The data for this snapshot was collected from Conn graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank

650
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

243
out of 476
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Liberal Arts

97
out of 119

Typical Early Career Salary

$47,000
Connecticut College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Marketing Manager
4 salaries
$44,175  
   
Research Analyst
3 salaries
$47,324  
Executive Assistant
2 salaries
$52,000  
Credit Analyst
2 salaries
$60,000  
Research Associate (Unspecified Type)
2 salaries
$52,500  
High School Teacher
2 salaries
$40,000  
Case Manager
2 salaries
$35,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Connecticut College Details

270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196

1,926

Private Schools, Liberal Arts

85 %

16 %

4 %

14 %

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Industry

Graduates of Conn work in a variety of industries including the public relations, marketing, and special events industry, the environmental organization industry, and the financial services industry. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the marketing, advertising, and media management industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of Conn is $57K.

Gender

After graduation, women go on to earn an average of about $48K per year compared to men, who earn approximately $69K.

Jobs

Among Conn graduates, the biggest earners are Credit Analysts, who haul in $60K on average. Next on the list are Research Associates and Executive Assistants, bringing in around $53K and $52K, respectively. On the lower end, Case Managers report making $35K.

Locations

Those with a degree from Conn often relocate to New York after college. With a median salary of approximately $75K, Los Angeles represents the highest-paid city popular among Conn grads. Though Jacksonville takes the cake for lowest pay among Conn grads (the median salary is about $40K there), it remains a common destination for former students. Other cities of interest include Boston and Washington, DC.

Degree Major

Connecticut College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and earn $110K per year. A B.A. in Environmental Studies is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with annual pay of $32K.

Skills

Project Management is a popular skill among Conn alumni, with one in five grads reporting using it on the job. Connecticut College grads with Microsoft Office experience garner salaries that are 59 percent more than other grads' salaries. Also considered top-notch skills are Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Media / Public Relations.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. The greater part of former students enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a fair portion of grads receive dental plans, too. A strong majority of grads save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Other benefits that Connecticut College alumni receive are a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Wesleyan University grads report the most similar salaries to Conn alums, earning around $57K on average. Other schools similar to Conn include Trinity College, Wheaton College, and Vassar College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT critical reading score is not included.
* SAT math score is not included.
* SAT writing score is not included.
ACT Scores

Key Stats

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Salary
$31,609 - $69,060
Salary
$39,823 - $88,113
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
$33,962 - $74,214
$34,883 - $75,250

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