Average Salary for Eastern Connecticut State University Alumni

Nestled away in Willimantic, Conn., Eastern Connecticut State University, a school, has a student population of roughly 5,000. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

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Typical Early Career Salary

Eastern Connecticut State University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Software Engineer
2 salaries
Senior Electrical Engineer
2 salaries
Senior Underwriter
2 salaries
Business Manager
2 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
2 salaries
Special Events Manager
2 salaries
Accounting Manager
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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About This School

83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 06226


State School

51 %

9 %

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26 %

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Former Eastern students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including public K-12 education, the education industry, and the health care industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the insurance and financial services industry. Eastern students do not advance into high-paying positions after graduation despite their impressive SAT results. Former Eastern graduates bring in around $49K on average.


Eastern grads who become Senior Electrical Engineers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $82K annually. However, Accounting Managers and Senior Underwriters also rank as top-earners (bringing in $76K and $60K, respectively). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Business Managers who make an average of $47K.


Many Eastern grads flock to Hartford, Conn. Boston, Mass. is another hot spot for Eastern grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to approximately $120K). Home to the lowest median salary for Eastern alumni is Norwich, Conn., a popular place for former students despite its about $44K average paycheck. Other common destinations for Eastern grads include close-by New London, Conn. and Stratford, Conn.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of around $68K per year, former Warriors who have a Bachelor of Science in Accounting are the best paid among the alumni population. A B.A. in Sociology is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of about $37K.


Roughly an eighth of Eastern grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Former Warriors who have experience with Microsoft Office can expect to make 12 percent more than other alumni ($55K on average). Project Management, Customer Service, and Operations Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Slightly less than half of the graduates can rely on paid vacation days, but just one-third of alumni have the luxury of paid sick time. The larger part of grads participate in a 401(k) program. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; the larger part of graduates are rewarded with health insurance and more than half of graduates report dental coverage, too. Eastern Connecticut State University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $49K for Coppin State University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Eastern grads. Other schools similar to Eastern include SUNY College at Oneonta, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, and SUNY at Geneseo.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1400 1660
ACT Scores 20 24

Key Stats for Eastern Connecticut State University


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40 %
$36,014 - $66,066
$33,914 - $74,855

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

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