Kalamazoo College Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Kalamazoo, Mich., Kalamazoo College, a school, has a student population of roughly 1,000. The school puts an emphasis on undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Kalamazoo College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Social Worker
4 salaries
Marketing Communications Manager
3 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
3 salaries
Managing Editor
2 salaries
Project Coordinator, Information Technology (IT)
2 salaries
Digital Marketing Manager
2 salaries
Business Development Director
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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About This School

1200 Academy St
Kalamazoo, MI 49006-3295



Private School, Liberal Arts

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The most popular field is the software services industry. Those with an education from K College earn an average of around $68K.


Chicago, Ill. is filled with K College grads. In addition, former K College students often head to Seattle, Wash. after graduating, where the median salary comes to approximately $99K in this top-paying city. K College alumni in Grand Rapids, Mich. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $67K.

Degree Major

K College grads who hold a Master of Arts (MA) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $71K per year. Average annual salaries for those with a B.A. in Theater are the lowest of the pack, earning about $63K.


Close to one-sixth of K College grads wind up using Social Media Marketing at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Kalamazoo College grads with Litigation Case Management experience garner salaries that are 88 percent more than other grads' salaries. Other top skills include Marketing Communications, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Team Leadership.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to paid time off, there is more lenience involving vacation than illness; just over half of the alumni get vacation time, whereas just one in three grads get paid sick leave. Nearly all alumni set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health benefits extend to the vast majority of graduates, and most alums also receive dental coverage. Other benefits awarded to Kalamazoo College alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Alma College grads (who make an average of $66K) earn salaries most similar to K College alumni. Albion College, Hope College, and Goshen College are also similar to K College.

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$34,384 - $71,953
$32,360 - $130,000
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