Average Salary for Goucher College Alumni

Goucher College, a school in Baltimore, Md., has roughly 1,000 undergrads. Students here receive a well-rounded education — undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences is common. Replies from former Goucher College students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Goucher College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Executive Assistant
4 salaries
$50,000  
   
Online Marketing Content Writer
2 salaries
$39,000  
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About This School

1021 Dulaney Valley Rd
Baltimore, MD 21204-2794

www.goucher.edu/x21322.xml

1,449

Private School, Liberal Arts

68 %

13 %

48 %

26 %


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Industry

The most popular field is the education industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of Goucher College is $49K.

Jobs

The most generous salaries among Goucher College alumni are reportedly earned by Executive Assistants whose earnings come to around $50K on average.

Locations

Goucher College alumni like Baltimore so much that they tend to stick around after graduation, with slightly less than a fourth of grads staying on to find permanent employment. In addition, former Goucher College students often head to New York, N.Y. after graduating, where the median salary comes to $71K in this top-paying city. Home to the lowest median salary for Goucher College alumni is Philadelphia, Pa., a popular place for former students despite its $39K average paycheck. Other cities of interest include Portland, Ore. and Bethesda, Md.

Degree Major

Goucher College grads who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average about $73K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Master of Arts (MA), Creative Writing — their annual income amounts to approximately $39K on average.

Skills

Project Management is a popular skill among Goucher College alumni, with a little less than one-fifth of workers reporting using it on the job. For Goucher College grads, proficiency in Administration warrants a paycheck that is 38 percent more than other alumni salaries. In addition, those who are savvy in Copywriting, Social Media Marketing, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Only one-third of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. Most graduates save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. For this school, a large number of survey participants are the recipients of health benefits, and more than half of graduates pick up dental plans, too. Goucher College alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Washington College grads (who make an average of $48K) earn salaries most similar to Goucher College alumni. Other schools similar to Goucher College include McDaniel College, St John's College, and Gettysburg College.

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Key Stats for Goucher College

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %
Salary
$31,200 - $66,272
Salary
$40,695 - $62,894
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

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

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