The majority of Franklin College alumni wind up in the banking industry. Despite the excellent SAT scores reported by Franklin College alumni, former students go on to earn relatively modest salaries. The average starting salary for a graduate of Franklin College is $42K.
Upon earning their degrees, many Franklin College grads prefer to remain in Franklin; in fact, just over a fifth of grads appreciate the area so much that they find permanent jobs there.
Among the highest-paid Franklin College alumni are those with a Bachelor's Degree — they earn close to $50K on average per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Athletic Training — their annual income amounts to about $47K on average.
For Franklin College grads, proficiency in Rehabilitation warrants a paycheck that is 12 percent more than other alumni salaries. Customer Relations is a popular skill among Franklin College alumni, with over a third of grads reporting using it on the job.
Benefits and Perks
Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (two-fifths of alumni and two-fifths of alumni, respectively). A strong majority of respondents receive health insurance, and more than half of alums get dental coverage. A fair number of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. Additional benefits handed to Franklin College alumni include flexible hours, a casual working environment, and life insurance.
Greenville College graduates, who earn $41K on average, make a similar amount to Franklin College grads. Other schools similar to Franklin College include Marian University, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, and Wilmington College.