Connecticut College, a school in New London, Conn., has roughly 2,000 undergrads. The school prioritizes education in the liberal arts and sciences for undergraduate students. The figures in this rundown were provided by Conn alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

College ROI Report

511th

20 Year Net ROI 

$299,000

Annual ROI 

3.9 %

Total 4 Year Cost 

$256,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

312th

Early Career Salary 

$57,400

Mid-Career Salary 

$101,300

% High Meaning 

44 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Connecticut College Median Salary by Job

MinMax

$42,268
$36K$54K

$78,875
$61K$114K

$189,510
$0$190K

United States (change)

$109,000
$0$109K

$71,000
$0$71K

Paralegal
4 profiles
$41,000
$0$41K

$47,000
$0$47K

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 315
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About This School

270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196

www.conncoll.edu/admission/

1,972

Liberal Arts, Private School

83 %

24 %

5 %

12 %

Industry

Graduates of Conn are found working in a number of different fields including the consulting industry, the financial services industry, and the health care industry. The most popular field is the education industry. Starting salaries of around $62K are the median among Conn grads.

Gender

There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in about $74K after graduating from Conn, the average woman earns only $56K.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among Conn alumni are Executive Directors; they earn a median annual salary of approximately $79K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $58K and $50K, respectively, are Research Associates and Non-Profit Program Directors. Salaries are anything but generous for Wildlife Biologists, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at $33K.

Locations

Boston, Mass. is a hot spot for Conn alum. Another city that attracts a wealth of Conn grads is San Francisco, Calif.; given its high compensation (around $102K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Conn grads is Seattle, Wash. (median compensation is $41K). New York, N.Y. and Washington, DC are popular choices as well.

Degree Major

Conn grads who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business & Marketing can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $147K per year. Graduates holding a B.A. in Anthropology fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $37K.

Skills

Conn alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with close to one-sixth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Competency in Strategic Planning translates into above-average pay for Connecticut College grads — they earn 50 percent more than their fellow graduates. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. Health coverage is awarded to a large number of former students, and dental insurance is issued to a strong majority of survey participants as well. A large number of alumni save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Connecticut College grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages about $63K for Barnard College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Conn grads. Other schools similar to Conn include Wesleyan University, Trinity College, and Wheaton College.

Connecticut College Job Listings

Key Stats for Connecticut College

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %
Salary
$37,970 - $86,895
Salary
$45,344 - $115,533

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%
$39,600 - $93,636
$45,096 - $80,261
$43,249 - $104,228
$40,223 - $189,467
$56,000 - $137,500
$41,133 - $75,812
$42,412 - $98,467
$37,107 - $53,964
$38,794 - $42,500
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