Washington & Jefferson College Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Washington, Pa., Washington & Jefferson College, a school, has a student population of roughly 1,000. Undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences is a key focus of the school. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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Washington & Jefferson College Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
1-4 years
7 salaries
5-9 years
3 salaries
10-19 years
4 salaries
20 years or more
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Nov 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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. Following graduation, Washington & Jefferson College students earn an average of about $55K.


Many Washington & Jefferson College grads end up living in Canonsburg, Pa., deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. It is no surprise that Pittsburgh, Pa., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $52K), is another of the most popular spots for former Washington & Jefferson College students. Washington & Jefferson College grads are so loyal to Washington that a sizable number choose to stay after graduating, despite median salary there ranking lowest among popular cities ($49K).

Degree Major

Washington & Jefferson College grads who hold a B.A. in Accounting can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average approximately $80K per year. A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $38K.


Knowledge of Human Resources seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 21 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (around $66K). Washington & Jefferson College grads are usually competent in Microsoft Excel, and approximately one in five alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Also considered top-notch skills are Training, Data Analysis, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Both vacation time and sick leave are paid out for a strong majority of grads. A strong majority of respondents have medical plans, and approximately half of the alums have dental insurance. A strong majority of former students set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Other benefits that Washington & Jefferson College alumni receive are life insurance, a casual working environment, company pension plan, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Median pay for Westminster College grads is $57K, making their salaries most similar to those of 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


56 %
44 %
$29,945 - $77,628
$39,229 - $75,600
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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