Western Connecticut State University Alumni Average Salary

Ranked in the top 14 percent of universities by return on investment, Western Connecticut State University is a university based in Danbury, Conn., and it's home to around 5,000 undergraduates. This report is based on the answers of WestConn graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Western Connecticut State University Alumni

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Graphic Designer
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Staff Accountant
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Information Technology (IT) Manager
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Financial Controller
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 252

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About This School

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826


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The majority of alumni accept jobs in the health care industry. The average salary for a grad from WestConn is around $67K.


It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of about $66K whereas the men's median is $83K.


Danbury, Conn. keeps the largest number of WestConn grads among cities despite the fact that it offers the lowest median compensation ($65K). For those seeking more money, Stamford, Conn. is a popular destination for former WestConn students; median pay is $71K.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid WestConn alumni are those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) — they earn close to approximately $81K on average per year. A Bachelor's Degree offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($51K).


Organizational Development is a popular skill among WestConn alumni, with around an eighth of grads reporting using it on the job. For former Colonials, proficiency in Organizational Development warrants a paycheck that is 79 percent more than other alumni salaries. Other prime know-hows include Database Management & Reporting, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, roughly two in five alumni report receiving the former, whereas just a majority of graduates report receiving the latter. A large number of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. For this school, most survey participants are the recipients of health benefits, and more than half of grads pick up dental plans, too. Western Connecticut State University alumni are also on the receiving end of flexible hours, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym / health club / fitness membership.

Related Schools

Suny Institute of Technology at Utica graduates, who earn $65K on average, make a similar amount to WestConn grads. Other schools similar to WestConn include Westfield State University, Worcester State University, and Mansfield University of Pennsylvania.

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$45,781 - $86,472
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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
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