Nestled away in Wingate, N.C., Wingate University, a Baptist school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. The data for this synopsis comes from former Wingate students who took the PayScale salary survey.

College ROI Report

1447th

20 Year Net ROI 

$102,000

Annual ROI 

2.4 %

Total 4 Year Cost 

$165,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

1180th

Early Career Salary 

$41,500

Mid-Career Salary 

$76,000

% High Meaning 

52 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Wingate University Median Salary by Job

MinMax

$86,954
$74K$98K

$42,268
$38K$65K

$65,000
$0$65K

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$60,000
$0$60K

$120,000
$0$120K

$47,000
$0$47K

$52,500
$0$53K

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jul 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 156
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About This School

220 North Camden Road
Wingate, NC 28174-0159

2,101

Private School

54 %

7 %

80 %

38 %

Industry

The retail industry, the financial services industry, and the banking industry are just a few of the areas in which Wingate grads find work. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the manufacturing industry. Median pay for those who graduated from Wingate amounts to $53K.

Jobs

Among Wingate graduates, the biggest earners are IT Chief Architects, who haul in $125K on average. Next on the list are Physician Assistants and Materials Managers, bringing in approximately $75K and about $72K, respectively. On the lower end, Buyers report making around $49K.

Locations

Charlotte, N.C. is filled with Wingate grads. In addition, former Wingate students often head to Raleigh, N.C. after graduating, where the median salary comes to $100K in this top-paying city. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Wingate alumni is Winston-Salem, N.C., which offers a median salary of $40K. Other cities of interest among Wingate alumni include nearby Monroe, N.C. and Hoffman Estates, Ill.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Project Management will compensate Wingate grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in around $89K on average per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) ($44K on average annually).

Skills

Competency in Sales Management translates into above-average pay for Wingate University grads — they earn 42 percent more than their fellow graduates. One-eighth of grads report using Microsoft Excel as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Other prime know-hows include Project Management, Customer Service, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-fifth of alumni receive sick leave. A strong majority of alumni have medical plans, and the larger part of alumni have dental insurance. A fair number of alumni set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Wingate University grads also enjoy benefits like tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Mercyhurst College grads (who make an average of $54K) 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.

Wingate University Job Listings

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1370 1680
ACT Scores 20 25

Key Stats for Wingate University

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %
Salary
$31,856 - $72,197
Salary
$39,334 - $83,750

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%
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