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Average Salary for Nichols College Alumni

Located in Dudley, Mass., roughly 1,000 students call Nichols College home for four years. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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Nichols College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Technical Support Manager
2 salaries
Financial Controller
2 salaries
Regional Sales Manager
2 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
2 salaries
Account Manager
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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About This School

Center Rd
Dudley, MA 01571-5000



Private School, Business

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Professionally, the retail industry, the education industry, and the automotive manufacturing industry are popular business areas among Nichols College alumni. The most popular field is the manufacturing industry. On the other end of the spectrum is the medical device manufacturing industry, which attracts less than five percent of Nichols College alumni. The average starting salary for a graduate of Nichols College is $61K.


Male graduates of Nichols College out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of approximately $76K versus $56K for women.


Nichols College grads who become Regional Sales Managers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, usually making about $160K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Corporate Controllers and Information Technology Managers; their salaries approach $140K and $117K, respectively. Sliding in near the bottom are Account Managers, who report earnings of around $42K.


Many Nichols College grads flock to Boston. Nichols College grads also flock to Burlington, which is home to salaries significantly above average (typical pay is $105K). Worcester is a popular spot for former Nichols College students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $57K. Other common destinations for Nichols College grads include close-by Franklin and Lowell.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Finance earns Nichols College students the most money after college ($137K per year). A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Marketing & Management offers the lowest annual financial reward (around $44K).


Nichols College grads with Marketing Communications experience garner salaries that are 43 percent more than other grads' salaries. Approximately one in eight Nichols College grads wind up using Operations Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Financial Reporting, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

Lacking in the benefits department, just two-fifths of alumni report compensation for sick days and only one in six survey participants get vacation time. A strong majority of survey participants take advantage of a 401(k) plan. The greater part of respondents have medical plans, and a fair portion of graduates have dental insurance. Nichols College graduates also take advantage of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Thomas College grads bring in salaries of around approximately $55K, making them the most similar to Nichols College alumni in terms of earnings. Webber International University, American University of Puerto Rico, and Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon are also similar to Nichols College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1250 1522
ACT Scores 19 23

Key Stats for Nichols College


46 %
54 %
$39,641 - $72,206
$40,547 - $123,606
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

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