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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

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

out of 476

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Business

out of 51

Typical Early Career Salary

Nichols College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
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Account Manager
4 salaries
Technical Support Manager
3 salaries
Regional Sales Manager
2 salaries
Financial Controller
2 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
2 salaries
Corporate Controller
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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Nichols College Details

Center Rd
Dudley, MA 01571-5000


Private Schools, 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 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.


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


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).


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.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats

48 %
52 %
$39,911 - $73,434
$40,547 - $123,606
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Similar Schools

American University of Puerto Rico
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon
Rensselaer Hartford Graduate Center Inc

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