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Average Hourly Rate for Finlandia University Alumni

Hancock is home to Finlandia University, a Evangelical Lutheran Church university. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

Finlandia University Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Job

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Physical Therapist Assistant
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Finlandia University Details

601 Quincy St
Hancock, MI 49930-1832

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Former Finlandia University students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the acute care hospital industry, the outpatient physical therapist's office industry, and the health care industry. The majority of Finlandia University alumni wind up in the long-term care or rehabilitation facility industry. The average salary for a grad from Finlandia University is $42K.


Those with a degree from Finlandia University often relocate to Houghton after college. It is no surprise that Calumet, which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is approximately $58K), is another of the most popular spots for former Finlandia University students. Though median pay is subpar ($41K) relative to popular cities, choosing to stay in Hancock after graduation is a common decision made by many alumni who have developed a love for the area.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will compensate Finlandia University grads at a much higher rate than other fields — these alums tend to rake in $52K per year. On the other end of the spectrum, those with an Associate's Degree tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making around $42K per year.


Finlandia University grads with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) abilities can expect to make 6 percent more than their former classmates (about $44K). Proficiency in Geriatrics is common among Finlandia University alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, slightly less than one-fifth of former students report doing so. Demonstrated ability in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Marketing Communications, and Physical Therapy rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Most survey participants receive health insurance, and most former students get dental coverage. Most graduates plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program.

Related Schools

Alumni of Northland International University pick up average paychecks of $42K, which is closest to the amount made by Finlandia University grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to Finlandia University include Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science, Keystone College, and Mitchell College.

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

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