Average Salary for Nichols College Alumni

Around 1,000 people attend Nichols College, a institution based in Dudley, Mass. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Nichols College grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Nichols College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Technical Support Manager
2 salaries
Regional Sales Manager
2 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
2 salaries
Account Manager
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 14 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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About This School

Center Rd
Dudley, MA 01571-5000



Private School, Business

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Former Nichols College students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the education industry, the medical device manufacturing industry, and the retail industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the manufacturing industry. Former Nichols College students do not typically enter the software services industry; in fact, less than five percent of graduates find work in this area, making it the least likely field for this group to enter. Nichols College graduates see an average starting salary of $63K.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only approximately $56K on average compared to $78K for male graduates.


The most generous salaries among Nichols College alumni are reportedly earned by Regional Sales Managers, whose median earnings come to around $160K, followed by Information Technology Managers (about $117K) and Financial Controllers ($98K). Sliding in near the bottom are Account Managers, who report earnings of $42K.


Home to a large number of Nichols College alums, Worcester, Mass. is by far the most attractive city for these former students. Washington, DC is another hot spot for Nichols College grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to $116K). On the far end of the pay scale, Nichols College alumni often reside in Tewksbury, Mass., which is home to the lowest pay at $48K. Neighboring Boston, Mass. is another common pick among Nichols College grads, along with Providence, R.I.

Degree Major

Nichols College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Finance and earn a median salary of approximately $137K per year. Graduates holding a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Marketing & Management fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $44K.


Nichols College alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with roughly one in ten grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Knowledge of Marketing Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are nearly double their former classmates' salaries (about $120K). In addition, those who are savvy in Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis, and Operations Management are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (two-fifths of alumni and one-fifth of alumni, respectively). Most alums save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. For this school, a large number of survey participants are the recipients of health benefits, and most graduates pick up dental plans, too. Other benefits that Nichols College alumni receive are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Thomas College grads (who make an average of around $55K) 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 1250 1522
ACT Scores 19 23

Key Stats for Nichols College


42 %
58 %
$39,732 - $74,507
$40,134 - $123,024
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

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