Bates College Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Lewiston, Maine, Bates College, a school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. The school puts an emphasis on undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Bates grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Bates College Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

National Salary Data 
Marketing Manager
3 salaries
Vice President (VP), Business Development
2 salaries
Sr. Product Manager, Software
2 salaries
Operations Manager
2 salaries
Data Analyst
2 salaries
Business Development Manager
2 salaries
Director of Operations
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Dec 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 128
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About This School

2 Andrews Road
Lewiston, ME 04240


Private School, Liberal Arts

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The software development industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Starting salaries of $49K are the median among Bates grads.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with male graduates earning only $41K on average compared to $79K for female graduates.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Bates alumni are those with a Bachelor's Degree — they earn close to about $44K on average per year.


Bates alumni are often well versed in Operations Management, with half of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Bates College grads who have experience with Operations Management can expect to make 30 percent more than other alumni (around $64K on average).

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of alums enjoy paid vacation and sick leave. It is no small feat that almost all alums are given health coverage, and roughly two in five alumni accept dental insurance. The vast majority of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Gordon College grads (who make an average of $50K) earn salaries most similar to Bates alumni. Other schools similar to Bates include Bowdoin College, Colby College, and College of the Atlantic.

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