Bates College Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Lewiston, Maine, Bates 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. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Median Salary by Years Experience

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1-4 years
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10-19 years
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Sep 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About This School

2 Andrews Road
Lewiston, ME 04240


Private School, Liberal Arts

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The most popular professional field seems to be the software development industry. Those with an education from Bates earn an average of $49K.


Female graduates on average earn more than male graduates; the first group banks $79K per year, but the second group takes home only $41K.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Bates grads with a Bachelor's Degree (average earnings climb to approximately $44K per year).


Bates College grads with Operations Management abilities can expect to make 30 percent more than their former classmates (around $64K). Operations Management is a common skill among Bates alumni — approximately one-half of grads mention using it at work.

Benefits and Perks

Compensation for vacation days and sick leave is extended to more than half of former students. Nearly all former students allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Dental insurance applies to nearly two in five alumni, and almost all alumni report health coverage.

Related Schools

Gordon College grads bring in salaries of around $50K, making them the most similar to Bates alumni in terms of earnings. Bowdoin College, Colby College, and College of the Atlantic are also similar to Bates.

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