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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. A "college town," the town of Wingate ensconces the private university, providing an additionally cozy feel. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

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About This School

220 North Camden Road
Wingate, NC 28174-0159



Private School

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The manufacturing industry, the education industry, and the legal services industry are just a few of the areas in which Wingate grads find work. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the wholesale distribution industry. Former Wingate graduates tend to bring in $57K.


Male graduates of Wingate out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of about $69K versus $48K for women.


Among Wingate graduates, the biggest earners are Pharmacists, who haul in $128K on average. Next on the list are Accounting Managers, bringing in close to $60K. Administrative Assistants wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning around $33K.


Home to a large number of Wingate alums, Charlotte is by far the most attractive city for these former students. The top-paying city popular with Wingate alumni is Philadelphia, which offers median salaries of approximately $95K. Wingate alumni in Greensboro can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at about $43K. Other cities of interest among Wingate alumni include nearby Monroe and Myrtle Beach.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Wingate grads with a medical degree (earnings climb to around $114K per year). Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Communication are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $47K per year.


Retail Pharmacy commands a pay premium of 127 percent for Wingate University grads. Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Wingate alumni, with just under a fifth of grads reporting using it on the job. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, and Office Administration.

Benefits and Perks

Only half of the alumni earn paid vacation and just one-fourth of alumni get paid sick time. A fair portion of graduates have medical plans, and a majority of graduates have dental insurance. A fair portion of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). Graduates of Wingate University are also recipients of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Roger Williams University graduates, who earn $56K on average, make a similar amount to Wingate grads. Other schools similar to Wingate include Thomas More College, Stevenson University, and Our Lady of Holy Cross College.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Wingate University


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$27,388 - $68,784
$30,410 - $86,236
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1-4 years
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10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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