Ranked in the top 5 percent of universities by return on investment, Saint Mary's College of California is a Roman Catholic university based in Moraga, Calif., and it's home to around 3,000 undergraduates. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

College ROI Report

186th

20 Year Net ROI 

$444,000

Annual ROI 

5.4 %

Total 4 Year Cost 

$242,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

119th

Early Career Salary 

$59,900

Mid-Career Salary 

$110,800

% High Meaning 

51 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Saint Mary's College of California Median Salary by Job

MinMax

$65,779
$54K$97K

$70,191
$40K$94K

Account Manager
5 profiles
$72,800
$61K$95K

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$90,000
$75K$118K

$61,042
$53K$81K

Office Manager
5 profiles
$54,109
$51K$62K

$127,743
$95K$146K

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 484
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About This School

1928 Saint Marys Road
Moraga, CA 94575

3,105

Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

71 %

5 %

89 %

23 %

Industry

Former Saint Mary's College of California students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the banking industry, the health care industry, and the health care services industry. The most popular career sector among alumni is software as a service (SAAS) development. Those with an education from Saint Mary's College of California earn an average of approximately $65K.

Jobs

Saint Mary's College of California grads who become VPs of Operations are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average $115K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Financial Controllers and Account Executives; their salaries approach around $110K and $97K, respectively. Sliding in near the bottom are Staff Accountants, who report earnings of $50K.

Locations

San Francisco, Calif. is a hot spot for Saint Mary's College of California alum. Another city that attracts a wealth of Saint Mary's College of California grads is Sacramento, Calif.; given its high compensation ($89K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Saint Mary's College of California grads is Walnut Creek, Calif. (median compensation is about $67K). Close-by Los Angeles, Calif. and Oakland, Calif. are also desirable cities among Saint Mary's College of California alumni.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Saint Mary's College of California alumni are those with an Executive Masters of Business Administration (Exec MBA), Business Management — they earn close to around $220K on average per year. Average annual salaries for those with a Master of Education (MEd) are the lowest of the pack, earning $40K.

Skills

Saint Mary's College of California grads with Budget Management experience garner salaries that are 49 percent more than other grads' salaries. Around one in five Saint Mary's College of California grads wind up using Microsoft Excel at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Competency in Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one in three grads) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in five survey participants get sick time. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; most alumni are rewarded with health insurance and a fair number of graduates report dental coverage, too. Most former students allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Saint Mary's College of California graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Monterey Institute of International Studies grads bring in salaries of around $64K, making them the most similar to Saint Mary's College of California alumni in terms of earnings. Santa Clara University, California Lutheran University, and Antioch University-Los Angeles are also similar to Saint Mary's College of California.

Saint Mary's College of California Job Listings

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1526 1840
ACT Scores 22 27

Key Stats for Saint Mary's College of California

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %
Salary
$41,473 - $89,152
Salary
$47,174 - $120,821

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 217 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%
$40,693 - $105,444
$43,816 - $92,678
$39,305 - $77,419
$41,376 - $91,268
$46,414 - $96,411
$44,000 - $97,443
$42,861 - $91,795
$55,000 - $142,482
$41,203 - $89,167

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