Eastern Connecticut State University Alumni Average Salary

Eastern Connecticut State University, a school in Willimantic, Conn., has roughly 5,000 undergrads. Replies from former Eastern students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Eastern Connecticut State University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
1-4 years
19 salaries
5-9 years
13 salaries
10-19 years
10 salaries
20 years or more
3 salaries
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About This School

83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 06226


State School

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Eastern alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the education industry, the software development industry, and public K-12 education. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the insurance and financial services industry. Though Eastern grads score high on the SAT, below-average pay in the workforce is common for this demographic. The average salary for a grad from Eastern is $48K.


The biggest paychecks among Eastern alumni are earned by Senior Electrical Engineers — these former students make a median salary of $82K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Accounting Managers (approximately $76K) and Senior Underwriters (about $60K). Business Managers face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $47K.


The most popular destination for former Eastern students is Hartford, Conn. In addition, former Eastern students often head to Stratford, Conn. after graduating, where the median salary comes to $82K in this top-paying city. Norwich, Conn. is a popular spot for former Eastern students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at around $44K. Eastern alumni express interest in nearby New London, Conn. and Old Lyme, Conn. as well.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration will compensate Eastern grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $67K on average per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Sociology — their annual income amounts to about $37K on average.


Proficiency in Microsoft Office is common among Eastern alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, approximately one in seven former students report doing so. Knowledge of Microsoft Office seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 14 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($55K). Other prime know-hows include Project Management, Operations Management, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-fourth of alumni receive sick leave. A majority of grads allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. It is no small feat that the larger part of alumni are given health coverage, and the larger part of respondents accept dental insurance. Graduates of Eastern Connecticut State University are also recipients of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Alumni of Coppin State University pick up average paychecks of around $49K, which is closest to the amount made by Eastern grads among similar schools. 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


62 %
38 %
$35,921 - $63,542
$33,722 - $70,062
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

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