Average Salary for Washington & Jefferson College Alumni

Around 1,000 people attend Washington & Jefferson College, a institution based in Washington, Pa. Many students here pick up classes in the liberal arts and sciences. The data in this summary come from Washington & Jefferson College alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Washington & Jefferson College Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
1-4 years
8 salaries
5-9 years
4 salaries
10-19 years
7 salaries
20 years or more
4 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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About This School

60 S Lincoln St
Washington, PA 15301



Private School, Liberal Arts

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The manufacturing industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Those with an education from Washington & Jefferson College earn an average of about $56K.


Canonsburg, Pa. is a hub for Washington & Jefferson College graduates — a large number call this city home. It is also not uncommon to find former Washington & Jefferson College students living and working in Pittsburgh, Pa. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $52K. Washington & Jefferson College alumni often stay in Washington following graduation despite having one of the lowest median salary among popular cities ($49K).

Degree Major

A B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) leads to the highest pay for Washington & Jefferson College grads ($110K on average per year). A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($38K).


Just under one-fifth of grads report using Microsoft Excel as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. For Washington & Jefferson College grads, proficiency in Human Resources warrants a paycheck that is 18 percent more than other alumni salaries. Proficiency in Training, Budget Management, and Microsoft Office command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of alumni report receiving paid vacation days, but just two-fifths of alumni are paid for sick leave. A fair number of survey participants opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health coverage is awarded to a fair number of respondents, and dental insurance is issued to just over half of the graduates as well. Additional benefits handed to Washington & Jefferson College alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, company pension plan, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Westminster College graduates, who earn around $57K on average, make a similar amount to Washington & Jefferson College grads. Bethany College, Saint Vincent College, and Kenyon College are also similar to Washington & Jefferson College.

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Key Stats for Washington & Jefferson College


54 %
46 %
$29,945 - $77,628
$37,590 - $80,517
Less than 1 year
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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