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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. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's 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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1-4 years
10 salaries
5-9 years
5 salaries
10-19 years
7 salaries
20 years or more
5 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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About This School

60 S Lincoln St
Washington, PA 15301



Private School, Liberal Arts

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A large chunk of former Washington & Jefferson College students are employed in the manufacturing industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. The average salary for a grad from Washington & Jefferson College is $55K.


In the Washington & Jefferson College alumni community, men make a median salary of around $61K compared to their female counterparts, who earn $50K.


The most popular destination for former Washington & Jefferson College students is Canonsburg, Pa. The top-paying city popular with Washington & Jefferson College alumni is Pittsburgh, Pa., which offers a median salary of approximately $53K. Washington & Jefferson College pride remains intact long after college is over, and many former students choose to live in Washington despite the city offering some of the lowest median pay ($32K).

Degree Major

A B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) will compensate Washington & Jefferson College grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in about $110K on average per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Business Administration ($35K on average annually).


Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Washington & Jefferson College alumni, with roughly one in six workers reporting using it on the job. Washington & Jefferson College grads who have experience with Financial Reporting can expect to make 35 percent more than other alumni (approximately $75K on average). Training, Accounting, and Financial Analysis are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Some take advantage of an attractive benefits package; a strong majority of alumni are paid for both vacation and sick time. A strong majority of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health benefits extend to a strong majority of survey participants, and the larger part of survey participants also receive dental coverage. Washington & Jefferson College alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, a casual working environment, company pension plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

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

Key Stats for Washington & Jefferson College


57 %
43 %
$29,826 - $67,000
$37,725 - $82,610
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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