Average Salary for Washington & Jefferson College Alumni

Around 1,000 people attend Washington & Jefferson College, a institution based in Washington, Pa. Students at the school often study in the liberal arts and sciences. The figures in this rundown were provided by Washington & Jefferson College alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Washington & Jefferson College Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
1-4 years
8 salaries
5-9 years
4 salaries
10-19 years
7 salaries
20 years or more
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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About This School

60 S Lincoln St
Washington, PA 15301



Private School, Liberal Arts

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The majority of Washington & Jefferson College alumni wind up in the manufacturing industry. Former Washington & Jefferson College graduates bring in $56K on average.


Canonsburg, Pa. is filled with Washington & Jefferson College grads. Pittsburgh, Pa. is also a common destination for Washington & Jefferson College grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $52K. Though median pay is subpar (about $49K) relative to popular cities, choosing to stay in Washington after graduation is a common decision made by many alumni who have developed a love for the area.

Degree Major

A graduate with a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) from Washington & Jefferson College can rake in a whopping average $110K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Graduates holding a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $38K.


Washington & Jefferson College grads who have experience with Human Resources can expect to make 18 percent more than other alumni (around $66K on average). Many Washington & Jefferson College grads have knowledge of Microsoft Excel, with slightly less than a fifth of alumni using this program on the clock. Experience with Training, Budget Management, and Microsoft Office is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of alums do get paid time off for vacation, but only about two-fifths of alumni get paid sick time. Health benefits extend to a strong majority of respondents, and slightly more than half of the respondents also receive dental coverage. A strong majority of alumni save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Washington & Jefferson College grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, company pension plan, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Westminster College grads report the most similar salaries to Washington & Jefferson College alums, earning approximately $57K on average. Other schools similar to Washington & Jefferson College include Bethany College, Saint Vincent College, and Kenyon College.

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Key Stats for Washington & Jefferson College


54 %
46 %
$29,945 - $77,628
$37,590 - $80,517

Job Satisfaction

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

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