Average Salary for Wingate University Alumni

Around 2,000 people attend Wingate University, a Baptist institution based in Wingate, N.C. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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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A large chunk of former Wingate students are employed in the wholesale distribution industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Graduates of Wingate earn $58K on average.


There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is $67K, but the median for the latter is only approximately $40K.


The most generous salaries among Wingate alumni are reportedly earned by Accounting Managers whose earnings come to around $60K on average.


Many Wingate grads end up living in Charlotte, N.C., deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. It is also not uncommon to find former Wingate students living and working in Monroe, N.C. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $64K. Though Greensboro, N.C. takes the cake for lowest pay among Wingate grads (the median salary is $43K there), it remains a common destination for former students.

Degree Major

A Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) earns Wingate students the most money after college (an average about $129K per year). A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Accounting commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of approximately $33K.


Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Wingate alumni, with slightly less than a fifth of workers reporting using it on the job. Competency in Financial Analysis translates into above-average pay for Wingate University grads — they earn 22 percent more than their fellow graduates. Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, and Office Administration are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include paid time off, but vacation days are more heavily handed out than sick days; more than half of respondents report receiving the former, but only one-third of alumni report receiving the latter. A fair number of former students participate in a 401(k) program. A strong majority of former students receive health insurance, and more than half of former students get dental coverage. Wingate University graduates also take advantage of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and 403(b).

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Roger Williams University grads (who make an average of around $58K) earn salaries most similar to Wingate alumni. 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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$26,940 - $73,698
$29,799 - $72,696
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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