Saint Mary's College of California Alumni Average Salary

Around 3,000 undergrads attend Saint Marys College of California, a Roman Catholic school in Moraga, Calif.. The school sits in the top 5 percent of universities by return on investment. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Saint Mary's College of California Alumni

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 282

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About This School

1928 Saint Marys Road
Moraga, CA 94556


Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

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Starting salaries of around $68K are the median among SMC grads.


In the SMC alumni community, men make a median salary of $118K compared to their female counterparts, who earn approximately $68K.


The top-paying city popular with SMC alumni is Oakland, Calif., which offers a median salary of $114K. San Francisco, Calif. is a popular spot for former SMC students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at about $70K.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration leads to the highest pay for SMC grads ($105K on average per year). A B.A. in Communication commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $59K.


Over a third of SMC grads wind up using Project Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. For former Gaels, proficiency in Budget Management warrants a paycheck that is 55 percent more than other alumni salaries. Competency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Most survey participants take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Dental insurance applies to a large number of survey participants, and a large number of former students report health coverage. Other benefits that Saint Marys College of California alumni receive are a casual working environment, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, optional telecommute / work from home, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Monterey Institute of International Studies graduates, who earn $75K on average, make a similar amount to SMC grads. Other schools similar to SMC include Santa Clara University, California Lutheran University, and Antioch University-Los Angeles.

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$56,000 - $107,442

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