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Average Salary for Grove City College Alumni

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

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Overall College ROI Rank

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for Liberal Arts

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Typical Early Career Salary

Grove City College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Mechanical Engineer
4 salaries
Financial Analyst
3 salaries
Manufacturing Engineer
2 salaries
Project Manager, Construction
2 salaries
Event Coordinator
2 salaries
Sales and Marketing Manager
2 salaries
Loan Administrator
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95

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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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Grove City College alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the manufacturing industry, IT consulting, and the education industry. The banking industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Those with an education from Grove City College earn an average of around $56K.


Among Grove City College graduates, the biggest earners are Financial Controllers, who haul in $100K on average. Next on the list are Chief Executive Officers and Electrical Engineers, bringing in $81K and $67K, respectively. Operations Managers wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning $50K.


The most popular destination for former Grove City College students is Pittsburgh. Grove City College grads also flock to Washington, DC, which is home to salaries significantly above average (typical pay is about $59K). On the other hand, Grove City College alumni who end up in New York receive the lowest median salaries of approximately $43K. In addition, grads flock to Cleveland as well as Grove City.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) & Mathematics leads to the highest pay for Grove City College grads ($108K per year). A Bachelor of Science in Marketing & International Business commands less pay, and these degree-holders face salaries of about $28K.


Grove City College alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with close to one-eighth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Grove City College grads with Operations Management experience garner salaries that are 27 percent more than other grads' salaries. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one-fourth of alumni get paid sick time. A strong majority of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. For this school, the greater part of alums are the recipients of health benefits, and a majority of grads pick up dental plans, too. Alumni of Grove City College also take in life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

University of Pikeville grads bring in salaries of around around $55K, making them the most similar to Grove City College alumni in terms of earnings. 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.
1079 1334
ACT Scores 24 29

Key Stats for Grove City College


41 %
59 %
$32,785 - $63,775
$37,450 - $85,017
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
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