The majority of Bates alumni wind up in the software development industry. Those with a degree from Bates make an average of $49K.
After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — females earn an average around $79K per year compared to males' $40K.
A Bachelor's Degree leads to the highest pay for Bates grads (about $44K on average per year).
Competency in Operations Management translates into above-average pay for Bates College grads — they earn 30 percent more than their fellow graduates. Operations Management is a popular skill among Bates alumni, with the greater part of grads reporting using it on the job.
Benefits and Perks
Compensation for vacation days and sick leave is extended to half of the respondents. For this school, almost all alums are the recipients of health benefits, and two in five alumni pick up dental plans, too. Nearly all former students set up a 401(k) to save for retirement.
Gordon College graduates, who earn $50K on average, make a similar amount to Bates grads. Other schools similar to Bates include Bowdoin College, Colby College, and College of the Atlantic.