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Average Salary for Washington & Jefferson College Alumni

Washington & Jefferson College is located in Washington. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

Typical Early Career Salary

$39,600
Washington & Jefferson College Alumni

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Elementary School Teacher
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$29,750  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Washington & Jefferson College Details

60 S Lincoln St
Washington, PA 15301

www.washjeff.edu/admission

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Industry

Among Washington & Jefferson College grads, the manufacturing industry is a commonly chosen career field. Starting salaries of $52K are common among Washington & Jefferson College grads.

Gender

It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of around $41K whereas the men's median is $53K.

Locations

A large number of students head to Pittsburgh after college. It is no surprise that Canonsburg, which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is approximately $53K), is another of the most popular spots for former Washington & Jefferson College students. 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

Financial compensation is highest for Washington & Jefferson College grads with a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) (earnings climb to about $110K per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) — their annual income amounts to $38K on average.

Skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is common among Washington & Jefferson College alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, nearly one in six former students report doing so. Washington & Jefferson College grads with Contract Negotiation abilities can expect to make more than double their former classmates (approximately $114K). Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Accounts Receivable, and Accounting command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though a majority of alumni get paid time off for vacation, only one-third of alumni receive paid sick leave. It is no small feat that a fair portion of survey participants are given health coverage, and just over half of the respondents accept dental insurance. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a fair portion of respondents contribute to a 401(k). Additional benefits handed to Washington & Jefferson College alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

The College of Wooster graduates, who earn $52K on average, make a similar amount to Washington & Jefferson College grads. Other schools similar to Washington & Jefferson College include Bethany College, Saint Vincent College, and Kenyon College.

Test Scores

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Key Stats

Female
54 %
Male
46 %
Salary
$29,452 - $56,987
Salary
$34,521 - $84,609
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
14%
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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