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Best Ivy League Schools By Salary Potential

Attending any of these ivy league schools gives graduates a leg up when entering the working world, in theory. But, how much do ivy league graduates really end up making in terms of salary compared to graduates from other schools? And, which ivy league school is the best, according to PayScale? Find out with this list of the best ivy league schools by salary potential.


Methodology
Annual pay for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees. Typical starting graduates have 3 years of experience; mid-career have 15.5 years. See full methodology for more.

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Best Ivy League Schools By Salary Potential - Full List
Ivy League SchoolsStarting Median SalaryMid-Career Median Salary
Dartmouth College$58,000$134,000
Princeton University$66,500$131,000
Yale University$59,100$126,000
Harvard University$63,400$124,000
University of Pennsylvania$60,900$120,000
Cornell University$60,300$110,000
Brown University$56,200$109,000
Columbia University$59,400$107,000
Methodology
This chart is based upon PayScale Salary Survey data for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees who are full-time employees in the United States. These results may not represent all attendees of these colleges. Salary is the sum of compensation from base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, commissions, and overtime, if applicable, but does not include equity (stock) compensation. See full methodology for more.