Wentworth Institute of Technology Alumni Average Salary

The Wentworth Institute of Technology is a university known for giving students excellent value for their tuition costs. Located in Boston, Mass., the school is ranked in the top 9 percent of universities by return on investment. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Wentworth Institute of Technology grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

Read More

College ROI Report


20 Year Net ROI 


Annual ROI 


Total 4 Year Cost 


Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report


Early Career Salary 


Mid-Career Salary 


% High Meaning 


Compare to Other 2-Year Schools

Wentworth Institute of Technology Median Salary by Job


Mechanical Engineer
32 profiles

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
22 profiles

Assistant Project Manager, Construction
18 profiles

United States (change)

Electrical Engineer
17 profiles

Project Engineer
17 profiles

Architectural Designer
15 profiles

Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)
14 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 582
  • View Table

Find out more about Wentworth Institute of Technology pay

About This School

550 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115



Private School

67 %

35 %

72 %

28 %


The most popular career sector among alumni is the architectural services industry. Wentworth Institute of Technology graduates see an average starting salary of $64K.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only approximately $56K on average compared to $78K for male graduates.


Wentworth Institute of Technology grads who become Software Engineers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $82K annually.


When it comes to compensation, Boston, Mass. brings up the rear (median pay is $68K); however, just over two-fifths of Wentworth Institute of Technology alumni still choose not to leave this city. Wentworth Institute of Technology grads with a different agenda may consider the above-average salaries in Cambridge, Mass. — pay averages to about $79K.

Degree Major

Wentworth Institute of Technology students with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) can expect to make the most money (around $82K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering (about $65K on average annually).


Knowledge of Microsoft Excel seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 46 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($94K). Wentworth Institute of Technology alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with more than two-fifths of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Proficiency in Autodesk AutoCAD, Budget Management, and Microsoft Excel command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a fair number of grads contribute to a 401(k). Health benefits extend to a fair number of former students, and the larger part of former students also receive dental coverage. Other benefits awarded to Wentworth Institute of Technology alumni include a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Other schools similar to Wentworth Institute of Technology include the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Newbury College-Brookline, and Mount Ida College.

Wentworth Institute of Technology Job Listings

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1440 1770
ACT Scores 22 27

Key Stats for Wentworth Institute of Technology


27 %
73 %
$47,166 - $71,216
$55,787 - $98,330

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

More Charts for Wentworth Institute of Technology

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.

newsletter icon

Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.