Grove City College Alumni Average Salary

Students looking for a top-value school need look no further than Grove City College. It is a Presbyterian Church (USA) university based in Grove City, Pa. that is ranked in the top 20 percent of universities by return on investment. Students here receive a well-rounded education — undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences is common. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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College ROI Report

180th

20 Year Net ROI 

$453,000

Annual ROI 

9.2%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$97,400

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College Salary Report

119th

Early Career Salary 

$48,800

Mid-Career Salary 

$96,600

% High Meaning 

46 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Grove City College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Mechanical Engineer
12 salaries
$60,684  
   
Software Engineer
9 salaries
$76,000  
Software Developer
4 salaries
$80,889  
Senior Software Engineer
4 salaries
$107,009  
Administrative Assistant
4 salaries
$35,500  
Senior Accountant
4 salaries
$65,750  
Test Engineer
4 salaries
$55,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 252

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About This School

100 Campus Dr
Grove City, PA 16127-2104

www.gcc.edu/Admissions.php

2,491

Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious, Sober School

82 %

31 %

45 %


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Industry

The majority of alumni accept jobs in the gas heating system manufacturing industry. Former Grove City College graduates bring in around $56K on average.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) earns Grove City College students the most money after college (an average $60K per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) — their annual income amounts to approximately $50K on average.

Skills

A little less than one-fifth of grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Grove City College grads who have experience with HTML can expect to make 56 percent more than other alumni (about $88K on average). Other top skills include SolidWorks, Test Engineering, and HTML.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, just under a third of former students report receiving the former, whereas just the larger part of respondents report receiving the latter. Most survey participants save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health coverage is awarded to a large number of respondents, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of grads as well. Alumni of Grove City College also take in life insurance, a casual working environment, gym / health club / fitness membership, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Saint Mary's College grads report the most similar salaries to Grove City College alums, earning $58K on average. Bloomfield College, Martin University, and Calvin College are also similar to Grove City College.

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Key Stats for Grove City College

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Salary
$52,499
Salary
$39,732 - $82,541
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
20%

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