Grove City College Alumni Average Salary

Combining good value and great education, Grove City College is ranked in the top 20 percent of universities by return on investment. Alumni report high financial returns compared to the tuition they paid to attend this a Presbyterian Church (USA) university based in Grove City, Pa. The school puts an emphasis on undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences. The data for this snapshot was collected from Grove City College graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Grove City College Alumni

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Mechanical Engineer
4 salaries
Electrical Engineer
2 salaries
Program Analyst
2 salaries
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About This School

100 Campus Dr
Grove City, PA 16127-2104


Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious, Sober School

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Former Grove City College students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including religious service, the banking industry, and the marketing, advertising, and media management industry. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the manufacturing industry. Grove City College graduates see an average starting salary of around $56K.


It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of approximately $50K whereas the men's median is $62K.


The most lucrative professionals among Grove City College alumni are Sales and Marketing Managers; they earn a median annual salary of $94K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at about $63K and $60K, respectively, are Operations Managers and Mechanical Engineers. Loan Administrators pick up $39K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.


A large number of students head to Pittsburgh, Pa. after college. Another city that attracts a wealth of Grove City College grads is Washington, DC; given its high compensation ($64K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Nashville, Tenn. is a popular spot for former Grove City College students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $39K. Graduates also relocate to New York, N.Y. and Grove City, Pa.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration leads to the highest pay for Grove City College grads (around $124K on average per year). A Bachelor of Science in Marketing & International Business commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of approximately $28K.


Grove City College grads are usually competent in Microsoft Office, and around one in ten alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Grove City College grads who have experience with Windows Operating System General Use can expect to make 22 percent more than other alumni (about $68K on average). Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Project Management rank among leading skills as well.

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 large number of grads take advantage of a 401(k) plan. It is no small feat that most respondents are given health coverage, and the larger part of alums accept dental insurance. Graduates of Grove City College are also recipients of life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Median pay for Calvin College grads is $56K, making their salaries most similar to those of Grove City College grads. Other schools similar to Grove City College include Bloomfield College, Saint Mary's College, and Martin University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1079 1334
ACT Scores 24 29

Key Stats for Grove City College


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$32,945 - $62,533
$32,000 - $86,137
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

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