Coastal Carolina University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Conway, S.C., Coastal Carolina University, a school, has a student population of roughly 9,000. Enthusiasm for athletics forms a core part of campus culture (Go Chanticleers!), and students supplement the sports fun by taking full advantage of their school's urban environment. The data in this summary come from CCU alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Coastal Carolina University Median Salary by Job


Operations Manager
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Financial Analyst
5 profiles

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Payroll Manager
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Graphic Designer
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Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals
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Account Manager
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 232
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About This School

103 Tom Trout Drive
Conway, SC 29526


State School, For Sports Fans

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Given the high SAT scores reported by CCU grads, their lower-than-average salaries are somewhat surprising. Starting salaries of around $45K are the median among CCU grads.


It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of $39K whereas the men's median is approximately $56K.


Many CCU students are Conway, S.C.-bound following college.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) earns CCU students the most money after college (an average $73K per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor's Degree — their annual income amounts to $57K on average.


Customer Service is a common skill among CCU alumni — nearly one in four grads mention using it at work. Former Chanticleers with Financial Analysis abilities can expect to make 32 percent more than their former classmates (about $59K). In addition, those who are savvy in Financial Analysis, MySQL, and Microsoft Office are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one in three grads are paid for vacation and just one in five survey participants for sick time. A large number of graduates save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. For this school, a large number of former students are the recipients of health benefits, and approximately half of the respondents pick up dental plans, too. Coastal Carolina University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

University of Virginia's College at Wise grads report the most similar salaries to CCU alums, earning $41K on average. Christopher Newport University, California State University-Monterey Bay, and Evergreen State College are also similar to CCU.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
910 1080
ACT Scores 20 24

Key Stats for Coastal Carolina University


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