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Average Hourly Rate for Finlandia University Alumni

Finlandia University is a Evangelical Lutheran Church university based in Hancock. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Finlandia University Alumni

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Physical Therapist Assistant
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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About This School

601 Quincy St
Hancock, MI 49930-1832



Private School, Religious

46 %

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Graduates of Finlandia University work in a variety of industries including the acute care hospital industry, the health care industry, and the outpatient physical therapist's office industry. The most popular field is the long-term care or rehabilitation facility industry. Following graduation, Finlandia University students earn an average of $42K.


Houghton is filled with Finlandia University grads. It is no surprise that Calumet, which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is about $58K), is another of the most popular spots for former Finlandia University students. Among popular cities, the lowest pay is found in Hancock at $41K. Regardless of salary, a large portion of Finlandia University grads opt to live in the area following graduation.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration leads to the highest pay for Finlandia University grads ($52K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is an Associate's Degree (around $42K annually).


Knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 5 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($44K). About one in five grads report using Geriatrics as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Demonstrated ability in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Procedures, and Patient Education rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

It is no small feat that a fair portion of graduates are given health coverage, and most alums accept dental insurance. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, most grads contribute to a 401(k).

Related Schools

Northland International University grads report the most similar salaries to Finlandia University alums, earning approximately $42K on average. Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science, Keystone College, and Mitchell College are also similar to Finlandia University.

Test Scores

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ACT Scores 17 22

Key Stats for Finlandia University


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$9 - $25
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5-9 years
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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