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Average Salary for Nichols College Alumni

Founded in Dudley, Mass., Nichols College is an institution of higher learning for around 1,000 students. This report is based on the responses of Nichols College graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank
535
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities
199
out of 476
Mid-Career Salary Rank for Business
10
out of 51
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Typical Early Career Salary
$38,500
Nichols College Alumni
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Account Manager
4 salaries
$41,922  
   
Technical Support Manager
3 salaries
$48,834  
Corporate Controller
2 salaries
$140,000  
Information Technology (IT) Manager
2 salaries
$116,500  
Regional Sales Manager
2 salaries
$160,000  
Financial Controller
2 salaries
$97,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Nichols College Details

Address:

Center Rd
Dudley, MA 01571-5000

Admissions Website:

Students Enrolled:

1,202

Categories:

Private Schools, Business

Graduation Rate:

50 %

% STEM:

2 %

% Stay In State:

71 %

% Receiving Pell Grants:

35 %
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Industry

Professionally, the retail industry, the education industry, and the automotive manufacturing industry are popular business areas among Nichols College alumni. The manufacturing industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. The medical device manufacturing industry is not a popular industry for Nichols College grads, and less than two percent of them wind up in the field. Those with a degree from Nichols College tend to make $62K.

Gender

Male graduates of Nichols College out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of about $76K versus around $57K for women.

Jobs

Nichols College grads who become Regional Sales Managers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, usually making approximately $160K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Corporate Controllers and Information Technology Managers; their salaries approach $140K and $117K, respectively. Account Managers wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning $42K.

Locations

Boston is a hot spot for Nichols College alum. It is also not uncommon to find former Nichols College students living and working in Burlington — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $105K. On the far end of the pay scale, Nichols College alumni often reside in Worcester, which is home to the lowest pay at about $57K. Close-by Franklin and Lowell are also desirable cities among Nichols College alumni.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Finance from Nichols College can rake in a whopping $137K per year, more than any other degree from this school. A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Marketing & Management offers the lowest annual financial reward (approximately $44K).

Skills

Competency in Marketing Communications translates into above-average pay for Nichols College grads — they earn 41 percent more than their fellow graduates. Many Nichols College grads have knowledge of Operations Management, with close to one-eighth of alumni using this program on the clock. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Office, Financial Reporting, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one-fifth of alumni for sick time. A strong majority of alumni plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a solid majority of alumni are rewarded with health insurance and most former students report dental coverage, too. Nichols College grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Thomas College grads (who make an average of $56K) earn salaries most similar to Nichols College alumni. Other schools similar to Nichols College include Webber International University, American University of Puerto Rico, and Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon.

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Test Scores
Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1165 1695
ACT Scores 18 22

Key Stats

Gender

Female

48 %

female alumni

Male

52 %

male alumni
Salary
$39,911 - $73,434
Salary
$40,547 - $123,606

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

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based on 33 votes.
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