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Average Salary for Hood College Alumni

Hood College is located in Frederick. The data for this snapshot was collected from Hood College graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

Hood College Alumni
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Claims Adjuster Trainee
2 salaries
$44,410  
   
Laboratory Assistant
2 salaries
$17,500  
Art Teacher
2 salaries
$47,075  
Contracts Manager
2 salaries
$116,300  
Software Engineer
2 salaries
$111,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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401 Rosemont Ave
Frederick, MD 21701

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Industry

Graduates of Hood College are found working in a number of different fields including the telecommunications industry, public K-12 education, and insurance. A large chunk of former Hood College students are employed in IT consulting; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. The average salary for a grad from Hood College is around $60K.

Gender

There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in approximately $92K after graduating from Hood College, the average woman earns only $64K.

Jobs

Contracts Managers win the contest for best-paid Hood College alumni, typically making $116K every year, though Software Engineers ($112K), and Art Teachers (about $47K) are not far behind. Laboratory Assistants get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary, where grads report making an average of $18K in this job.

Locations

Hood College alumni typically remain in Frederick, the city they've grown to love, after graduation, and somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of grads find permanent positions in the workforce here. Baltimore is another hot spot for Hood College grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to $105K). On the far end of the pay scale, Hood College alumni often reside in Hagerstown, which is home to the lowest pay at about $45K. Washington, DC and Rockville are popular choices as well.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting leads to the highest pay for Hood College grads ($113K per year). Annual salaries for those with a B.A. in Early Childhood Education are the lowest of the pack, earning approximately $39K.

Skills

For Hood College grads, proficiency in HTML warrants a paycheck that is 83 percent more than other alumni salaries. Many Hood College grads have knowledge of Microsoft Excel, with around one in eight alumni using this program on the clock. Also considered top-notch skills are Customer Service, Microsoft Office, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Only half of the alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in four survey participants get paid sick time. For this school, a strong majority of former students are the recipients of health benefits, and most alums pick up dental plans, too. The greater part of grads plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Hood College alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Alumni of Walsh University pick up average paychecks of $59K, which is closest to the amount made by Hood College grads among similar schools. Mount St Mary's University, Carlow University, and Franciscan University of Steubenville are also similar to Hood College.

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Test Scores
Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1440 1790
ACT Scores 20 25

Key Stats

Gender

Female

67 %

female alumni

Male

33 %

male alumni
Salary
$34,610 - $94,073
Salary
$27,500 - $109,775

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction


Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

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