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. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Eastern grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Eastern Connecticut State University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
Business Manager
2 salaries
Special Events Manager
2 salaries
Software Engineer
2 salaries
Senior Underwriter
2 salaries
Senior Electrical Engineer
2 salaries
Accounting Manager
2 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
2 salaries
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About This School

83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 06226


State School

51 %

9 %

74 %

26 %

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Professionally, the education industry, the insurance and financial services industry, and the hotel industry are popular business areas among Eastern alumni. Among Eastern grads, public K-12 education is a commonly chosen career field. For Eastern alumni, high SAT scores do not correlate to high-paying positions in the workforce. Graduates of Eastern earn approximately $49K on average.


In the Eastern alumni professional community, Senior Electrical Engineers make the highest median pay (about $82K), though Accounting Managers ($76K), and Senior Underwriters ($60K) are close competitors. Business Managers get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of around $47K in this job.


The most popular destination for former Eastern students is Hartford, Conn. With a median salary of $120K, Boston, Mass. represents the highest-paid city popular among Eastern grads. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Eastern grads is Norwich, Conn. (median compensation is $44K). Other popular cities for Eastern alumni include nearby New London, Conn. and Fairfield, Conn.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Business Administration will compensate Eastern grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in around $125K on average per year. Average annual salaries for those with a B.A. in Sociology are the lowest of the pack, earning about $37K.


Close to an eighth of grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Competency in SQL translates into above-average pay for former Warriors — they earn 27 percent more than their fellow graduates. Other prime know-hows include Operations Management, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Slightly less than half of the former students do get paid time off for vacation, but only about one in three grads get paid sick time. More than half of grads participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; the larger part of former students are rewarded with health insurance and the larger part of graduates report dental coverage, too. Graduates of Eastern Connecticut State University are also recipients of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Coppin State University grads (who make an average of $50K) earn salaries most similar to Eastern alumni. SUNY College at Oneonta, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, and SUNY at Geneseo are also similar to Eastern.

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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


60 %
40 %
$36,102 - $65,687
$34,010 - $75,345
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

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