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Average Salary for Eastern Connecticut State University Alumni

Founded in Willimantic, Conn., Eastern Connecticut State University is an institution of higher learning for around 5,000 students. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Eastern grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities
out of 420
Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School
out of 445
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Typical Early Career Salary
Eastern Connecticut State University Alumni
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Account Manager
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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Eastern Connecticut State University Details


83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 06226

Students Enrolled:



State Schools

Graduation Rate:

53 %


9 %

% Stay In State:

69 %

% Receiving Pell Grants:

26 %
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Graduates of Eastern head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the insurance and financial services industry, the banking industry, and public K-12 education are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the education industry. Those with an education from Eastern earn an average of about $53K.


Senior Electrical Engineers and Account Managers win the contest for best-paid Eastern alumni, typically making $82K every year. Other big breadwinners are Human Resources Managers ($68K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Administrative Assistants — they bring in $50K.


Home to a large number of Eastern alums, Hartford is by far the most attractive city for these former students. With a median salary of $69K, Boston represents the highest-paid city popular among Eastern grads. On the other hand, Eastern alumni who end up in Shelton receive the lowest median salaries of approximately $39K. Neighboring Norwich is another common pick among Eastern grads, along with New London.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Eastern grads with a B.A. in Business Administration (earnings climb to around $125K per year). A B.A. in Sociology commands less pay, and these degree-holders face salaries of $35K.


Many former Eastern students are familiar with Microsoft Office, and nearly one in eight grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Former Warriors with Financial Analysis abilities can expect to make 48 percent more than their former classmates ($79K). Demonstrated ability in Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (two-fifths of alumni and one-third of alumni, respectively). Most former students plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; most grads are rewarded with health insurance and a fair portion of respondents report dental coverage, too. Eastern Connecticut State University graduates also take advantage of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Lincoln University grads report the most similar salaries to Eastern alums, earning $53K on average. 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* 920 1110
ACT Scores 19 24

Key Stats



58 %

female alumni


42 %

male alumni
$38,081 - $69,366
$34,189 - $82,008

Years of Experience

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 62 votes.

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