Average Salary for Washington & Jefferson College Alumni

Students of Washington & Jefferson College call Washington home for four years. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Washington & Jefferson College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Years Experience
National Salary Data (?
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1-4 years
11 salaries
5-9 years
5 salaries
10-19 years
7 salaries
20 years or more
5 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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About This School

60 S Lincoln St
Washington, PA 15301



Private School, Liberal Arts

77 %

13 %

85 %

23 %

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The manufacturing industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Washington & Jefferson College graduates see an estimated starting salary of $52K.


Pittsburgh is a hot spot for Washington & Jefferson College alum. Washington & Jefferson College grads also flock to Canonsburg, which is home to salaries significantly above average (typical pay is $53K). Living in Washington after college is common among Washington & Jefferson College grads, whose love for the area is more important than the below-average median pay (approximately $32K).

Degree Major

Washington & Jefferson College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) and earn around $110K per year. A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face salaries of $38K.


Accounting commands a pay premium of 15 percent for Washington & Jefferson College grads. Microsoft Excel is a common skill among Washington & Jefferson College alumni — just under a fifth of grads mention using it at work. Experience with Microsoft Office, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Most alumni can rely on paid vacation days, but just two-fifths of alumni have the luxury of paid sick time. A solid majority of alums have medical plans, and a majority of alums have dental insurance. The greater part of graduates set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Alumni of Washington & Jefferson College also take in life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

The College of Wooster grads bring in salaries of around about $52K, making them the most similar to Washington & Jefferson College alumni in terms of earnings. Bethany College, Saint Vincent College, and Kenyon College are also similar to Washington & Jefferson College.

Key Stats for Washington & Jefferson College


54 %
46 %
$29,366 - $57,514
$34,255 - $81,883
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 11 votes.

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