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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College ROI Report

784th

20 Year Net ROI 

$213,000

Annual ROI 

4.5%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$158,000

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College Salary Report

450th

Early Career Salary 

$41,400

Mid-Career Salary 

$75,100

% High Meaning 

56 %

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Hope College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$29K$58K$87K
Graphic Designer
5 salaries
$35,000  
   
Account Manager
4 salaries
$57,500  
Office Manager
4 salaries
$40,976  
Software Engineer
4 salaries
$64,650  
Marketing Coordinator
4 salaries
$35,750  
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
3 salaries
$50,000  
Corporate Controller
3 salaries
$85,500  
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

www.hope.edu/admissions

3,388

Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

78 %

19 %

57 %

21 %


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Industry

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

Locations

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.

Skills

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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Key Stats for Hope College

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %
Salary
$55,398
Salary
$45,000 - $80,473
053
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%
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