Connecticut College Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in New London, Conn., Connecticut College, a school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. Students here receive a well-rounded education — undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences is common. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Connecticut College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$28K$56K$84K
Marketing Manager
3 salaries
$42,000  
   
Credit Analyst
2 salaries
$60,000  
Case Manager
2 salaries
$35,000  
Research Analyst
2 salaries
$52,970  
Executive Assistant
2 salaries
$52,000  
Human Resources (HR) Director
2 salaries
$82,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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About This School

270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196

1,915

Private School, Liberal Arts

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Industry

The most popular career sector among alumni is the marketing, advertising, and media management industry. Former Conn graduates bring in $59K on average.

Gender

There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is about $73K, but the median for the latter is only $48K.

Jobs

Human Resources Directors win the contest for best-paid Conn alumni, making $83K on average every year, though Credit Analysts (around $60K), and Research Analysts (approximately $53K) are not far behind. Salaries are anything but generous for Case Managers, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at $35K.

Locations

Home to a large number of Conn alums, New York, N.Y. is by far the most attractive city for these former students. In addition, former Conn students often head to Olympia, Wash. after graduating, where the median salary comes to $120K in this top-paying city. Home to the lowest median salary for Conn alumni is Washington, DC, a popular place for former students despite its $38K average paycheck. Other common destinations include Boston, Mass. and Los Angeles, Calif.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Conn grads with a B.A. in Government (average earnings climb to $93K per year). Those holding a B.A. in Environmental Studies are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in about $32K on average per year.

Skills

For Connecticut College grads, proficiency in SQL warrants a paycheck that is 38 percent more than other alumni salaries. Many former Conn students are familiar with Project Management, and nearly one in four grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Experience with Strategic Marketing, Financial Analysis, and Event Planning is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

It is no small feat that almost all survey participants are given health coverage, and a strong majority of former students accept dental insurance. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, the vast majority of graduates contribute to a 401(k). Connecticut College alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and 403(b).

Related Schools

Median pay for Vassar College grads is approximately $60K, making their salaries most similar to those of Conn grads. Wesleyan University, Trinity College, and Wheaton College are also similar to Conn.

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Key Stats for Connecticut College

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %
Salary
$31,546 - $74,519
Salary
$37,095 - $91,563
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

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