Average Salary for Hood College Alumni

Around 1,000 people attend Hood College, a institution based in Frederick, Md. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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Hood College Alumni

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Claims Adjuster Trainee
2 salaries
$44,410  
   
Software Engineer
2 salaries
$111,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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About This School

401 Rosemont Ave
Frederick, MD 21701

www.hood.edu/admission/

1,388

Private School

66 %

16 %

60 %

27 %


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Industry

Hood College alumni can most commonly be found in the medical research industry, insurance, and the health care services industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. IT consulting registers as the most common industry among alumni. Graduates of Hood College earn $63K on average.

Gender

It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of approximately $74K whereas the men's median is $91K.

Jobs

Hood College grads who become Software Engineers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average about $112K annually.

Locations

Rather than relocating after graduation, many Hood College alumni (just under one in four) end up finding permanent jobs in Frederick. With a median salary of around $96K, Frederick, Md. represents the highest-paid city popular among Hood College grads. Hood College alumni in Columbia, Md. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $47K. Alumni express interest in Washington, DC and Baltimore, Md. as well.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) leads to the highest pay for Hood College grads ($110K on average per year). Those holding a Bachelor's Degree are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $58K on average per year.

Skills

Many Hood College grads have knowledge of Microsoft Excel, with approximately one in eight alumni using this program on the clock. For Hood College grads, proficiency in Microsoft Word warrants a paycheck that is 67 percent more than other alumni salaries. Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Project Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for just under half of the respondents, but only one in three grads are rewarded with paid sick leave. Dental insurance applies to a strong majority of graduates, and most former students report health coverage. Most survey participants save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Other benefits awarded to Hood College alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Median pay for Hampton University grads is around $65K, making their salaries most similar to those of Hood College grads. Mount St Mary's University, Carlow University, and Franciscan University of Steubenville are also similar to Hood College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1370 1710
ACT Scores 18 25

Key Stats for Hood College

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Salary
$35,896 - $94,073
Salary
$57,690 - $110,792
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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