Average Salary for Connecticut College Alumni

Connecticut College, a school in New London, Conn., has roughly 2,000 undergrads. Undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences is a key focus of the school. The data in this summary come from Conn alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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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$28K$56K$84K
Research Analyst
3 salaries
$47,324  
   
Marketing Manager
3 salaries
$42,000  
Case Manager
2 salaries
$35,000  
Credit Analyst
2 salaries
$60,000  
Executive Assistant
2 salaries
$52,000  
Human Resources (HR) Director
2 salaries
$82,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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About This School

270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196

1,915

Private School, Liberal Arts

84 %

17 %

5 %

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Industry

Conn alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the consulting industry, the marketing, advertising, and media management industry, and the financial services industry. A large chunk of former Conn students are employed in the public relations, marketing, and special events industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Those with a degree from Conn make an average of $59K.

Gender

There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is $75K, but the median for the latter is only $48K.

Jobs

The biggest paychecks among Conn alumni are earned by Human Resources Directors — these former students make a median salary of around $83K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Credit Analysts (approximately $60K) and Executive Assistants ($52K). Salaries are anything but generous for Case Managers, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at about $35K.

Locations

Many Conn students are New York, N.Y.-bound following college. In addition, former Conn students often head to Olympia, Wash. after graduating, where the median salary comes to $120K in this top-paying city. On the other hand, Conn alumni who end up in Washington, DC receive the lowest median salary of $43K. Boston, Mass. and Los Angeles, Calif. are also desirable cities.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Government leads to the highest pay for Conn grads (approximately $140K on average per year). Those holding a B.A. in Environmental Studies are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in around $32K on average per year.

Skills

Project Management is a popular skill among Conn alumni, with just over a fifth of grads reporting using it on the job. For Connecticut College grads, proficiency in SQL warrants a paycheck that is 38 percent more than other alumni salaries. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Excel, Financial Analysis, and Data Analysis rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. Almost all respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. The vast majority of respondents receive health insurance, and a fair number of alums get dental coverage. Connecticut College grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and 403(b).

Related Schools

Barnard College graduates, who earn about $60K on average, make a similar amount to Conn grads. Other schools similar to Conn include Wesleyan University, Trinity College, and Wheaton College.

Key Stats for Connecticut College

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %
Salary
$31,876 - $73,210
Salary
$40,268 - $98,811
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

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