Grinnell College Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Grinnell, Iowa, Grinnell College, a school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. Students at the school often study in the liberal arts and sciences. The data for this synopsis comes from former Grinnell students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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About This School

1121 Park Street
Grinnell, IA 50112-1690


Private School, Liberal Arts

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Though Grinnell grads score high on the SAT, below-average pay in the workforce is common for this demographic. The average salary for a grad from Grinnell is around $47K.


Male graduates of Grinnell out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of approximately $56K versus $41K for women.

Degree Major

Grinnell College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) and earn a median salary of about $41K per year. Those holding a Bachelor's Degree are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $41K on average per year.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of respondents allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Dental insurance applies to more than half of alumni, and more than half of grads report health coverage. Grinnell College grads are also lucky enough to receive flexible hours, gym / health club / fitness membership, optional telecommute / work from home, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Median pay for Knox College grads is $48K, making their salaries most similar to those of Grinnell grads. Other schools similar to Grinnell include Coe College, Cornell College, and Augustana College.

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