Grinnell College Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Grinnell, Iowa, Grinnell College, a school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. Many students here pick up classes in the liberal arts and sciences. This report is based on the answers of Grinnell graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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College ROI Report

1198th

20 Year Net ROI 

$142,000

Annual ROI 

2.4%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$230,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

159th

Early Career Salary 

$43,700

Mid-Career Salary 

$92,700

% High Meaning 

39 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Grinnell College School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
$0$14K$28K$42K
1-4 years
4 salaries
$40,500  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About This School

1121 Park Street
Grinnell, IA 50112-1690

www.grinnell.edu/admission/

1,721

Private School, Liberal Arts

86 %

28 %

10 %

22 %

Industry

Grinnell students do not advance into high-paying positions after graduation despite their impressive SAT results. Former Grinnell graduates bring in $47K on average.

Gender

There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in about $56K after graduating from Grinnell, the average woman earns only around $41K.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Grinnell alumni are those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) — they earn close to $41K on average per year. Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor's Degree are the lowest of the pack, earning approximately $41K.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of grads save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health coverage is awarded to more than half of alums, and dental insurance is issued to the larger part of graduates as well. Alumni of Grinnell College also take in gym / health club / fitness membership, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Related Schools

Knox College grads bring in salaries of around $48K, making them the most similar to Grinnell alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to Grinnell include Coe College, Cornell College, and Augustana College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1250 1500
ACT Scores 28 32

Key Stats for Grinnell College

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Salary
$40,500
Salary
$56,100
1-4 years
67%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

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