Former Hood College graduates bring in around $60K on average.
In the Hood College alumni community, men make a median salary of approximately $75K compared to their female counterparts, who earn $54K.
Many Hood College alumni seem to stick around Frederick after wrapping up their studies; more than two-fifths of grads remain to find permanent work.
With a median annual earnings of about $72K per year, Hood College grads who have a Bachelor's Degree are the best paid among the alumni population. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Master of Arts (MA) tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average $71K per year.
Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for Hood College grads — they earn 18 percent more than their fellow graduates. About one in four grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill.
Benefits and Perks
Some take advantage of an attractive benefits package; a majority of grads are paid for both vacation and sick time. Health insurance benefits extend to most alums, and a majority of respondents sign up for dental plans. Most grads participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Hood College graduates also take advantage of life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.
Among alumni of similar schools, Hampton University grads (who make an average of $59K) earn salaries most similar to Hood College alumni. Mount St Mary's University, Carlow University, and Franciscan University of Steubenville are also similar to Hood College.