Average Salary for Eastern Connecticut State University Alumni

Located in Willimantic, Conn., roughly 5,000 students call Eastern Connecticut State University home for four years. This report is based on the responses of Eastern graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Eastern Connecticut State University Alumni

Median Salary by 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.
Human Resources (HR) Manager
3 salaries
Software Engineer
2 salaries
General Manager, Hotel
2 salaries
Brand Manager
2 salaries
Customer Service Supervisor
2 salaries
Special Events Manager
2 salaries
Implementation Consultant
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110
United States (change)

About This School

83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 06226


State School

51 %

9 %

74 %

26 %

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Former Eastern students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the banking industry, the insurance and financial services industry, and public K-12 education. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the education industry. Typical pay for those who graduated from Eastern amounts to $53K.


The most lucrative professionals among Eastern alumni are Implementation Consultants and Account Managers; they earn a median annual salary of $82K. Human Resources Managers aren't slouches either, bringing in approximately $68K. Salaries are anything but generous for Marketing Coordinators, where earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at around $45K.


Those with a degree from Eastern often relocate to Hartford after college. Eastern grads also flock to Boston, which is home to salaries significantly above average (typical pay is $83K). Norwich 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 $44K. In addition, grads flock to New York as well as New London.

Degree Major

Eastern students with a B.A. in Business Administration can expect to make the most money (about $125K per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Sociology — their annual income amounts to $35K on average.


Proficiency in Microsoft Office is common among Eastern alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, close to a tenth of former students report doing so. Former Warriors who have experience with Financial Analysis can expect to make 47 percent more than other alumni ($79K on average). Experience with Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about half of the alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in three grads receive sick leave. For this school, a fair portion of former students are the recipients of health benefits, and a fair portion of alums pick up dental plans, too. A fair portion of respondents opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Eastern Connecticut State University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Compensation averages around $54K for Lincoln University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Eastern grads. SUNY College at Oneonta, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, and SUNY at Geneseo are also similar to Eastern.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Eastern Connecticut State University


59 %
41 %
$37,864 - $70,358
$34,445 - $82,966
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 53 votes.
$42,923 - $73,738
$32,556 - $63,871
$32,500 - $95,000
$53,981 - $127,500
$37,000 - $61,750

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