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Average Salary for Goucher College Alumni

Goucher College is based in Baltimore. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Goucher College Alumni

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Executive Assistant
4 salaries
Director of Operations
2 salaries
Online Marketing Content Writer
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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About This School

1021 Dulaney Valley Rd
Baltimore, MD 21204-2794



Private School, Liberal Arts

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Graduates of Goucher College work in a variety of sectors including magazine publishing, the shipping, transportation, warehousing, or logistics industry, and the arts, entertainment, and recreation industry. The most popular professional field seems to be the education industry. Salaries are quite modest for Goucher College alumni, inconsistent with the impressive SAT results reported by this group. Following graduation, Goucher College students earn an average of $46K.


The Goucher College alumni who make the most are Information Technology Managers; they report a median pay of $64K. Directors of Operations and Executive Assistants draw in a fair amount as well — around $58K and about $50K. Sliding in near the bottom are Online Marketing Content Writers, who report earnings of $39K.


Upon earning their degree, many Goucher College grads prefer to remain in Baltimore; in fact, just over a fifth of grads enjoy the area so much that they find permanent jobs in the city. Another city that attracts a wealth of Goucher College grads is Englewood Cliffs; given its high compensation ($64K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Though Philadelphia takes the cake for lowest pay among Goucher College grads (the median salary is approximately $39K there), it remains a common destination for former students. New York and Washington, DC also rank high on the list of cities.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Goucher College alumni are those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — they earn close to $70K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Sociology — their annual income amounts to $26K on average.


Goucher College alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with about one in seven grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Goucher College grads with Social Media Marketing abilities can expect to make 14 percent more than their former classmates ($52K). In addition, those who are savvy in Social Media Marketing, Microsoft Office, and Organizing are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one in four survey participants enjoy paid vacation and one in seven survey participants receive sick leave. Health insurance benefits extend to the greater part of graduates, and a majority of alumni sign up for dental plans. The greater part of former students save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Alumni of Goucher College also take in a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Related Schools

Bryn Mawr College grads bring in salaries of around around $52K, making them the most similar to Goucher College alumni in terms of earnings. McDaniel College, Washington College, and St John's College are also similar to Goucher College.

Key Stats for Goucher College


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27 %
$29,361 - $64,297
$30,639 - $63,071
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

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