Hope College Alumni Average Salary

Hope College is a Reformed Church in America university based in Holland, Mich. that is home to around 3,000 undergraduates. Students here receive a well-rounded education — undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences is common. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 218

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About This School

141 E 12th St
Holland, MI 49423



Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

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Median pay for those who graduated from Hope amounts to $54K.


Many Hope alumni seem to stick around Holland after wrapping up their studies; roughly one in four grads remain to find permanent work.

Degree Major

Hope College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) and earn a median salary of $57K per year. A Bachelor's Degree commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of around $53K.


Microsoft Office is a common skill among Hope alumni — nearly one in four grads mention using it at work. Autodesk AutoCAD commands a pay premium of 3 percent for Hope College grads.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in five survey participants get paid sick time. Nearly all respondents take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Health coverage is awarded to nearly all alumni, and dental insurance is issued to more than half of graduates as well. Additional benefits handed to Hope College alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Beloit College graduates, who earn approximately $52K on average, make a similar amount to Hope grads. Kalamazoo College, Albion College, and Alma College are also similar to Hope.

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