Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) Alumni Average Salary

Around 2,000 people attend Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, a institution based in North Adams, Mass. A considerably greater proportion of women make up the student population with a female-to-male ratio of 5-to-1. From alumni reporting, however, it appears that men make more than their female counterparts after graduating. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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948th

Early Career Salary 

$36,900

% High Meaning 

53.0%

Mid-Career Salary 

$59,200

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Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
$0$27K$54K$81K
1-4 years
6 salaries
$39,236  
   
5-9 years
3 salaries
$69,000  
10-19 years
7 salaries
$52,500  
20 years or more
3 salaries
$79,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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About This School

375 Church St
North Adams, MA 01247-4100

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

www.mcla.edu/Admissions/

1,538

State School

57 %

9 %

71 %

48 %


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Industry

Among MCLA grads, the health care services industry is a commonly chosen career field. Despite the excellent SAT scores reported by MCLA alumni, former students go on to earn relatively modest salaries. Median pay for those who graduated from MCLA amounts to $43K.

Gender

At this school, there are significantly more females than males who took the survey — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Locations

Home to a large number of MCLA alums, Bennington, Vt. is by far the most attractive city for these former students. The top-paying city popular with MCLA alumni is Pittsfield, Mass., which offers a median salary of $48K. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts alumni often stay in North Adams following graduation despite having one of the lowest median salary among popular cities (around $34K).

Degree Major

MCLA grads who hold a Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $68K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Accounting face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average approximately $46K per year.

Skills

Former Trailblazers with Financial Reporting abilities can expect to make 58 percent more than their former classmates ($67K). A little less than a fifth of MCLA grads wind up using Microsoft Excel at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Customer Service, Bookkeeping, and Microsoft Word are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for half of the graduates, but only one-third of alumni are rewarded with paid sick leave. The larger part of alumni receive health insurance, and the larger part of grads get dental coverage. A majority of former students allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Graduates of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts are also recipients of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Median pay for University of Pittsburgh grads is about $42K, making their salaries most similar to those of MCLA grads. Other schools similar to MCLA include Granite State College, Charter Oak State College, and St Mary's College of Maryland.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
930 1130
ACT Scores 20 25

Key Stats for Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA)

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %
Salary
$35,234 - $65,923
Salary
$42,500
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Job Satisfaction

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

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