Wentworth Institute of Technology Alumni Average Salary

Ranked in the top 9 percent of universities by return on investment, the Wentworth Institute of Technology is a university based in Boston, Mass., and it's home to around 4,000 undergraduates. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

106th

20 Year Net ROI 

$533,000

Annual ROI 

7.3%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$181,000

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College Salary Report

78th

Early Career Salary 

$56,900

Mid-Career Salary 

$96,800

% High Meaning 

49 %

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Wentworth Institute of Technology Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$29K$58K$87K
Assistant Project Manager, Construction
37 salaries
$58,965  
   
Mechanical Engineer
30 salaries
$68,571  
Project Engineer
21 salaries
$67,479  
Project Manager, Construction
21 salaries
$68,784  
Software Engineer
18 salaries
$79,252  
Architectural Designer
17 salaries
$45,334  
Construction Project Manager
17 salaries
$85,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Dec 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 631
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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

Graduates of the Wentworth Institute of Technology work in a variety of sectors including the manufacturing industry, the construction management industry, and the construction industry. The most popular field is the architectural services industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of the Wentworth Institute of Technology is $62K.

Gender

In the Wentworth Institute of Technology alumni community, men make a median salary of $76K compared to their female counterparts, who earn $56K.

Jobs

The biggest paychecks among Wentworth Institute of Technology alumni are earned by Software Engineers — these former students make an average $82K per year.

Locations

When it comes to compensation, Boston, Mass. brings up the rear (median pay is around $60K); however, around half of Wentworth Institute of Technology alumni still choose not to leave this city. On the other hand, Wentworth Institute of Technology alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Cambridge, Mass., which offers a median salary of about $79K.

Degree Major

Wentworth Institute of Technology grads who hold a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average approximately $82K per year. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average about $65K per year.

Skills

Wentworth Institute of Technology grads are usually competent in Project Management, and just over two-fifths of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Competency in Scheduling translates into above-average pay for Wentworth Institute of Technology grads — they earn nearly double their fellow graduates. Also considered top-notch skills are autodesk autocad, Microsoft Excel, and Budget Management.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. Most graduates plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Dental insurance applies to more than half of former students, and a large number of alumni report health coverage. Alumni of Wentworth Institute of Technology also take in a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Other schools similar to Wentworth Institute of Technology include the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Newbury College-Brookline, and Mount Ida College.

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Key Stats for Wentworth Institute of Technology

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %
Salary
$47,166 - $71,216
Salary
$39,732 - $97,052
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

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