Earlham College Alumni Average Salary

Earlham College, a Friends school in Richmond, Ind., has roughly 1,000 undergrads. Undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences is popular here. Replies from former Earlham College students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Earlham College Alumni

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About This School

801 National Rd West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095



Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

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The education industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Those with an education from Earlham College earn an average of $60K.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $54K per year compared to men, who earn around $70K.


Many Earlham College alumni seem to stick around Richmond after wrapping up their studies; less than ten percent of grads remain to find permanent work. Earlham College alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Indianapolis, Ind., which offers a median salary of $105K. Earlham College alumni in San Francisco, Calif. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at about $55K. Chicago, Ill. and Los Angeles, Calif. are popular choices as well.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Economics leads to the highest pay for Earlham College grads ($73K on average per year). A B.A. in Peace Studies commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of approximately $49K.


Competency in Supply Chain translates into above-average pay for Earlham College grads — they earn 60 percent more than their fellow graduates. Many former Earlham College students are familiar with Microsoft Excel, and one in seven grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Also considered top-notch skills are Supply Chain, Grant Writing, and Research Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Some take advantage of an attractive benefits package; a fair number of alums are paid for both vacation and sick time. To plan for old age, a strong majority of graduates maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Health coverage is awarded to a fair number of former students, and dental insurance is issued to more than half of grads as well. Earlham College alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Alumni of Kenyon College pick up average paychecks of $60K, which is closest to the amount made by Earlham College grads among similar schools. Wittenberg University, DePauw University, and Wabash College are also similar to Earlham College.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1670 1980
ACT Scores 26 31

Key Stats for Earlham College


46 %
54 %
$44,385 - $69,185
$25,342 - $106,000
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

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