Wentworth Institute of Technology Alumni Average Salary

Combining good value and great education, the Wentworth Institute of Technology is ranked in the top 9 percent of universities by return on investment. Alumni report high financial returns compared to the tuition they paid to attend this a university based in Boston, Mass. A considerably greater proportion of men make up the survey population with a male-to-female ratio of 4-to-1. Based on student and alumni reporting, men also tend to make more than their male counterparts after graduating. Replies from former Wentworth Institute of Technology students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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College ROI Report

106th

20 Year Net ROI 

$533,000

Annual ROI 

7.3%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$181,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

93rd

Early Career Salary 

$55,500

Mid-Career Salary 

$95,300

% High Meaning 

60 %

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Wentworth Institute of Technology Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$30K$60K$90K
Assistant Project Manager, Construction
34 salaries
$57,409  
   
Mechanical Engineer
24 salaries
$68,635  
Project Engineer
20 salaries
$64,898  
Project Manager, Construction
19 salaries
$68,952  
Architectural Designer
17 salaries
$43,971  
Software Engineer
16 salaries
$80,039  
Construction Project Manager
16 salaries
$89,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 576
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About This School

550 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115

www.wit.edu/prospective

4,012

Private School

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Industry

The architectural services industry, the construction management industry, and the civil engineering services industry are just a few of the areas in which the Wentworth Institute of Technology grads find work. The most popular professional field seems to be the construction industry. Very few Wentworth Institute of Technology grads go into the manufacturing industry; in fact, less than five percent of alumni enter this industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of the Wentworth Institute of Technology is $66K.

Gender

A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only $53K on average compared to $73K for male graduates. With a 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of this school's graduates who completed the questionnaire.

Jobs

The Wentworth Institute of Technology alumni who make the most are Construction Superintendents; they report a median pay of about $100K. Architecture Project Managers and Design Engineers draw in a fair amount as well — approximately $75K and $74K, respectively. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Assistant Project Managers of Construction — they bring in around $57K.

Locations

Wentworth Institute of Technology alumni seem to appreciate living in Boston, and roughly two-fifths of grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework. Another city that attracts a wealth of Wentworth Institute of Technology grads is Lexington, Mass.; given its high compensation (about $100K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. On the other hand, Wentworth Institute of Technology alumni who end up in Portsmouth, N.H. receive the lowest median salary of $49K. In addition, Wentworth Institute of Technology grads flock to neighboring Billerica, Mass. as well as Cambridge, Mass.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Wentworth Institute of Technology grads with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) (average earnings climb to around $93K per year). Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design are the lowest of the pack, earning $45K.

Skills

Competency in Budget Management translates into above-average pay for Wentworth Institute of Technology grads — they earn 27 percent more than their fellow graduates. Slightly less than a third of grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Other prime know-hows include AutoCAD, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for slightly less than half of the alums, but only one in four survey participants are rewarded with paid sick leave. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, most alumni contribute to a 401(k). For this school, a large number of survey participants are the recipients of health benefits, and a fair number of former students pick up dental plans, too. Wentworth Institute of Technology graduates also take advantage of a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Becker College grads bring in salaries of around $65K, making them the most similar to Wentworth Institute of Technology alumni in terms of earnings. Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, and Newbury College-Brookline are also similar to Wentworth Institute of Technology.

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Key Stats for Wentworth Institute of Technology

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %
Salary
$40,772 - $66,487
Salary
$50,571 - $96,674
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

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