Fitchburg State College Alumni Average Salary

Around 4,000 people attend Fitchburg State University, a institution based in Fitchburg, Mass. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

816th

20 Year Net ROI 

$170,600

Annual ROI 

5.2%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$102,400

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College Salary Report

611th

Early Career Salary 

$40,700

Mid-Career Salary 

$71,000

% High Meaning 

52.0%

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Fitchburg State College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$18K$36K$54K
Special Education Teacher, Secondary School
2 salaries
$52,500  
   
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About This School

160 Pearl St
Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697

4,245

State School

50 %

12 %

67 %

38 %


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Industry

Professionally, clinical care, the education industry, and the retail industry are popular business areas among Fitchburg State alumni. The most popular field is public K-12 education. Former Fitchburg State graduates bring in around $54K on average.

Locations

A large number of students head to Boston, Mass. after college. The top-paying city popular with Fitchburg State alumni is Framingham, Mass., which offers a median salary of $97K. Fitchburg State University pride remains intact long after college is over, and many former students choose to live in Fitchburg despite the city offering some of the lowest median pay (approximately $47K). Other cities of interest among Fitchburg State alumni include nearby Worcester, Mass. and Leominster, Mass.

Degree Major

Fitchburg State grads who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $122K per year. Graduates holding a Bachelor's Degree, Communication fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $37K.

Skills

For former Falcons, proficiency in Budget Management warrants a paycheck that is 43 percent more than other alumni salaries. Project Management is a popular skill among Fitchburg State alumni, with one-seventh of workers reporting using it on the job. Competency in Customer Service, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one in three grads for sick time. A fair number of alums receive health insurance, and the larger part of former students get dental coverage. A fair number of former students save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Fitchburg State University graduates also take advantage of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $54K for Plymouth State University alumni, making their earnings most comparable 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

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %
Salary
$32,215 - $80,117
Salary
$37,750 - $85,218
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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