Grinnell College Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Grinnell, Iowa, Grinnell College, a school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. Known for its liberal arts and sciences education, undergraduates often take classes in this field. This report is based on the answers of Grinnell graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Grinnell College Median Salary by Job


Program Manager, Non-Profit Organization
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Content Strategist
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Pricing Analyst
2 profiles

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Software Engineer
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Instructional Designer
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Research Associate (Unspecified Type)
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Account Manager
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 107
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About This School

1121 Park Street
Grinnell, IA 50112-1690


Liberal Arts, Private School

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For Grinnell alumni — a demographic with impressive SAT scores — salaries actually come in on the lower end. Former Grinnell graduates bring in $47K on average.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $41K per year compared to men, who earn about $56K.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) leads to the highest pay for Grinnell grads ($41K on average per year). Graduates holding a Bachelor's Degree fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $41K.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of survey participants have medical plans, and more than half of former students have dental insurance. The larger part of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). Grinnell College alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as gym / health club / fitness membership, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Related Schools

Knox College grads report the most similar salaries to Grinnell alums, earning around $48K on average. Coe College, Cornell College, and Augustana College are also similar to Grinnell.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1300 1510
ACT Scores 30 33

Key Stats for Grinnell College


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