Average Salary for Fitchburg State College Alumni

Fitchburg State University, a school in Fitchburg, Mass., has roughly 4,000 undergrads. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

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ROI Rank for Public (Out-of-State) Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

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Typical Early Career Salary

Fitchburg State College Alumni

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About This School

160 Pearl St
Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697


State School

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Former Fitchburg State students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including clinical care, the education industry, and the health care industry. The most popular professional field seems to be public K-12 education. Those with a degree from Fitchburg State make an average of around $55K.


Boston, Mass. is filled with Fitchburg State grads. The top-paying city popular with Fitchburg State alumni is Framingham, Mass., which offers a median salary of $97K. Many former Falcons can't resist staying in Fitchburg after graduating despite the median salary there ranking lowest among popular cities ($47K). Nearby Worcester, Mass. and Leominster, Mass. also rank high on the list of cities for Fitchburg State grads.

Degree Major

Former Falcons who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration and earn a median salary of $122K per year. Those with a Bachelor's Degree, Communication face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average approximately $37K per year.


Lean Manufacturing commands a pay premium of 80 percent for former Falcons. Fitchburg State grads are usually competent in Project Management, and approximately one-seventh of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Also considered top-notch skills are Customer Service, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in three grads get paid sick time. A fair number of grads save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. For this school, a strong majority of survey participants are the recipients of health benefits, and the larger part of respondents pick up dental plans, too. Other benefits awarded to Fitchburg State University alumni include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Plymouth State University graduates, who earn about $55K on average, make a similar amount to Fitchburg State grads. Framingham State University, Salem State University, and Bridgewater State University are also similar to Fitchburg State.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1320 1620
ACT Scores 18 22

Key Stats for Fitchburg State College


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41 %
$32,681 - $77,695
$40,238 - $84,497
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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