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Average Salary for Grove City College Alumni

Grove City College is a Presbyterian Church (USA) university based in Grove City. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Typical Early Career Salary

Grove City College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
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Electrical Engineer
5 salaries
Mechanical Engineer
5 salaries
Financial Analyst
4 salaries
Account Manager
3 salaries
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
3 salaries
Operations Manager
3 salaries
Software Engineer
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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Grove City College Details

100 Campus Dr
Grove City, PA 16127-2104

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The manufacturing industry, the education industry, and religious service are just a few of the areas in which Grove City College grads find work. The banking industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Starting salaries of about $56K are common among Grove City College grads.


The most lucrative professionals among Grove City College alumni are Chief Executive Officers; they earn a median annual salary of $81K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $67K and $61K are Electrical Engineers and Mechanical Engineers. On the lower end, Operations Managers report making approximately $50K.


Many Grove City College grads flock to Pittsburgh. The top-paying city popular with Grove City College alumni is Washington, DC, which offers median salaries of $59K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Grove City College alumni is New York, where earnings average around $43K. Other popular cities include Cleveland and Grove City.

Degree Major

Grove City College grads who hold a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) & Mathematics can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning $108K per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in Marketing & International Business ($28K annually).


Grove City College grads who have experience with Budget Management can expect to make 42 percent more than other alumni (about $80K on average). Proficiency in Project Management is common among Grove City College alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, approximately one-eighth of former students report doing so. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one-fifth of alumni for sick time. A strong majority of alumni opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. A strong majority of alums receive health insurance, and a majority of graduates get dental coverage. Graduates of Grove City College are also recipients of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Calvin College graduates, who earn $58K on average, make a similar amount to Grove City College grads. Other schools similar to Grove City College include Bloomfield College, Saint Mary's College, and Martin University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1119 1369
ACT Scores 25 30

Key Stats

41 %
59 %
$32,914 - $65,435
$36,065 - $87,193
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

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