Average Salary for Wingate University Alumni

Around 2,000 people attend Wingate University, a Baptist institution based in Wingate, N.C. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Wingate University Alumni

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About This School

220 North Camden Road
Wingate, NC 28174-0159



Private School

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The most popular professional field seems to be the wholesale distribution industry. Median pay for those who graduated from Wingate amounts to $57K.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only $36K on average compared to $61K for male graduates.


The Wingate alumni who make the most are Accounting Managers; they report a median pay of about $60K.


Many Wingate students are Monroe, N.C.-bound following college. It is no surprise that Charlotte, N.C., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $59K), is another of the most popular spots for former Wingate students. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Wingate grads is Greensboro, N.C. (median compensation is around $44K).

Degree Major

An Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Accounting earns Wingate students the most money after college (an average approximately $60K per year). Those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Accounting face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $33K per year.


Event Planning commands a pay premium of 3 percent for Wingate University grads. Microsoft Office is a common skill among Wingate alumni — roughly one in five grads mention using it at work. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Excel, Office Administration, and Accounts Payable.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for a majority of respondents, but only one in three grads are rewarded with paid sick leave. Most grads set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health benefits extend to most former students, and more than half of former students also receive dental coverage. Wingate University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and car allowences/expenses/mileage reimbursement.

Related Schools

Warner University grads bring in salaries of around $56K, making them the most similar to Wingate alumni in terms of earnings. Thomas More College, Stevenson University, and Our Lady of Holy Cross College are also similar to Wingate.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1340 1650
ACT Scores 19 24

Key Stats for Wingate University


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36 %
$19,811 - $61,042
$40,000 - $70,986
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

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