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.

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College ROI Report

99th

20 Year Net ROI 

$516,000

Annual ROI 

6.7%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$192,000

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College Salary Report

4th

Early Career Salary 

$50,400

Mid-Career Salary 

$79,100

% High Meaning 

N/A

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Wentworth Institute of Technology Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$26K$52K$78K
Mechanical Engineer$68,933  
   
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)$76,049  
Assistant Project Manager, Construction$56,460  
Project Engineer$67,556  
Electrical Engineer$71,899  
Industrial Designer$52,359  
Project Manager, Construction$75,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Sep 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 586

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About This School

550 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115

www.wit.edu/prospective

4,459

Private School

67 %

35 %

72 %

28 %

Industry

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

Gender

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

Jobs

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.

Locations

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).

Skills

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.

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Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Wentworth Institute of Technology

Gender

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

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

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