Western Connecticut State University Alumni Average Salary

Western Connecticut State University is a university known for giving students excellent value for their tuition costs. Located in Danbury, Conn., the school is ranked in the top 14 percent of universities by return on investment. Replies from former WestConn students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Western Connecticut State University School Alumni

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About This School

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826


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The most popular professional field seems to be the health care industry. Graduates of WestConn earn around $69K on average.


Male graduates of WestConn out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of $83K versus about $67K for women.


Danbury, Conn. keeps the largest number of WestConn grads among cities despite the fact that it offers the lowest median compensation ($66K). On the other hand, WestConn alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Stamford, Conn., which offers a median salary of $71K.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from WestConn can rake in a whopping average $81K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Graduates holding a Bachelor's Degree fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of approximately $50K.


Data Analysis is a popular skill among WestConn alumni, with one-eighth of workers reporting using it on the job. Competency in Organizational Development translates into above-average pay for former Colonials — they earn 75 percent more than their fellow graduates. Financial Analysis, Customer Service, and Payroll Administration are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Though more than half of grads get paid time off for vacation, only two-fifths of alumni receive paid sick leave. To plan for old age, a large number of grads maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Most graduates have medical plans, and the larger part of alums have dental insurance. Alumni of Western Connecticut State University also take in flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, gym / health club / fitness membership, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Related Schools

Alumni of Worcester State University pick up average paychecks of around $71K, which is closest to the amount made by WestConn grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to WestConn include Westfield State University, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, and Rutgers University-Camden.

Key Stats for Western Connecticut State University


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