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Average Salary for Wingate University Alumni

Wingate University is a Baptist university based in Wingate, N.C. that is home to around 2,000 undergraduates. Alongside a private education, Wingate University students also enjoy the intimacy of campus life, which is centered around the small town of Wingate. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by Wingate graduates who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Overall College ROI Rank

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for None

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Typical Early Career Salary

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Wingate University Details

220 North Camden Road
Wingate, NC 28174-0159


Private Schools, Liberal Arts

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Professionally, the wholesale distribution industry, the legal services industry, and the health care industry are popular business areas among Wingate alumni. The majority of Wingate alumni wind up in the manufacturing industry. Those with an education from Wingate earn an average of $55K.


It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of $48K whereas the men's median is around $69K.


The most lucrative professionals among Wingate alumni are Pharmacists; they earn a median annual salary of about $128K. Also nearing the top of the pay scale at approximately $60K are Accounting Managers. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Administrative Assistants — they bring in $33K.


Charlotte is a hub for Wingate graduates — a large number call this city home. It is also not uncommon to find former Wingate students living and working in Philadelphia — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $95K. Greensboro is a popular spot for former Wingate students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $43K. Nearby Monroe and Concord also rank high on the list of cities for Wingate grads.

Degree Major

With annual earnings of approximately $114K per year, Wingate University grads who have a medical degree are the best paid among the alumni population. A Bachelor of Science in Communication offers the lowest annual financial reward ($47K).


Wingate University grads with Retail Pharmacy experience garner salaries that are 134 percent more than other grads' salaries. Wingate grads are usually competent in Microsoft Excel, and roughly a sixth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office, Operations Management, and Office Administration rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about half of the alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in five survey participants get sick time. A fair portion of alums save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health coverage is awarded to most graduates, and dental insurance is issued to a majority of grads as well. Additional perks enjoyed by Wingate University grads include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Compensation averages about $54K for Dominican College of Blauvelt alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Wingate grads. Thomas More College, Stevenson University, and Our Lady of Holy Cross College are also similar to Wingate.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1330 1663
ACT Scores 20 25

Key Stats

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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