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Average Salary for Wentworth Institute of Technology Alumni

It's hard to find a better value for your tuition dollar than Wentworth Institute of Technology, a university based in Boston, Mass., that is ranked in the top 8 percent of universities by ROI. Private education at this university is geared towards the engineering student. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Wentworth Institute of Technology grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank

108
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

57
out of 476
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for None

2
out of 75

Typical Early Career Salary

$55,300
Wentworth Institute of Technology Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
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.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Project Manager, Construction
19 salaries
$66,219  
   
Assistant Project Manager, Construction
15 salaries
$52,072  
Mechanical Engineer
11 salaries
$60,389  
Project Engineer
10 salaries
$57,674  
Construction Superintendent
8 salaries
$90,000  
Design Architect
6 salaries
$56,222  
Project Manager, Architecture
6 salaries
$69,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 313
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Wentworth Institute of Technology Details

550 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115

WWW.WIT.EDU

www.wit.edu/prospective

4,000

Private Schools, Engineering

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Industry

Wentworth Institute of Technology alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the architectural services industry, the construction management industry, and the commercial construction industry. The most popular professional field seems to be the construction industry. Those with a degree from Wentworth Institute of Technology tend to make $67K.

Gender

After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males tend to earn $71K per year compared to females' about $53K. Graduates skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Jobs

Among Wentworth Institute of Technology graduates, the biggest earners are Construction Managers, who haul in $97K on average. Next on the list are Construction Superintendents and Construction Project Managers, bringing in approximately $90K and $66K, respectively. Assistant Project Managers of Construction pick up around $53K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.

Locations

Upon earning their degree, many Wentworth Institute of Technology grads prefer to remain in Boston; in fact, approximately two in five grads enjoy the area so much that they find permanent jobs in the city. It is no surprise that Cambridge, which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $93K), is another of the most popular spots for former Wentworth Institute of Technology students. Wentworth Institute of Technology alumni in Portland can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $50K. In addition, grads flock to Hartford as well as New York.

Degree Major

Wentworth Institute of Technology grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Science in Construction Project Management and earn approximately $114K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design — their annual income amounts to $44K on average.

Skills

For Wentworth Institute of Technology grads, proficiency in Blueprints warrants a paycheck that is 14 percent more than other alumni salaries. Wentworth Institute of Technology grads are usually competent in Project Management, and close to a fourth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Demonstrated ability in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Lacking in the benefits department, just half of the alumni report compensation for sick days and only one in four survey participants get vacation time. It is no small feat that the greater part of alumni are given health coverage, and a fair portion of respondents accept dental insurance. To plan for old age, the greater part of survey participants maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Wentworth Institute of Technology alumni are also on the receiving end of a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Compensation averages around $67K for Nichols College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Wentworth Institute of Technology grads. Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, and Newbury College-Brookline are also similar to Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1430 1740
ACT Scores 21 26

Key Stats

Female
12 %
Male
88 %
Salary
$38,570 - $66,061
Salary
$48,441 - $95,038
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
$45,873 - $89,137
$48,825 - $65,035
$80,673 - $109,875
$32,000 - $73,250
$61,500 - $84,000

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