Following graduation, Hood College students earn an average of $62K.
After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average $75K per year compared to females' $60K.
Rather than relocating after graduation, many Hood College alumni (just over two-fifths of) end up finding permanent jobs in Frederick.
Hood College grads who hold a Master of Arts (MA) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average around $71K per year.
Competency in Microsoft Office translates into above-average pay for Hood College grads — they earn 25 percent more than their fellow graduates. Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Hood College alumni, with just under one in three workers reporting using it on the job.
Benefits and Perks
More than half of graduates enjoy paid vacation and sick leave. Health coverage is awarded to most former students, and dental insurance is issued to more than half of respondents as well. A large number of alumni plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Additional benefits handed to Hood College alumni include flexible hours, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.
Among alumni of similar schools, Hampton University grads (who make an average of about $59K) earn salaries most similar to Hood College alumni. Other schools similar to Hood College include Mount St Mary's University, Carlow University, and Franciscan University of Steubenville.