Wellesley College Alumni Average Salary

Around 2,000 people attend Wellesley College, a institution based in Wellesley, Mass. Undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences is a key focus of the school. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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College ROI Report

757th

20 Year Net ROI 

$221,000

Annual ROI 

3.6%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$233,000

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College Salary Report

201st

Early Career Salary 

$52,800

Mid-Career Salary 

$90,100

% High Meaning 

60 %

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Wellesley College Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Marketing Director
5 salaries
$103,177  
   
Software Engineer
5 salaries
$105,957  
Executive Assistant
4 salaries
$45,000  
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
3 salaries
$60,001  
Business Systems Analyst
3 salaries
$81,900  
Paralegal
3 salaries
$54,467  
Administrative Assistant
3 salaries
$39,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 14 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 226

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About This School

106 Central St
Wellesley, MA 02481-8203

2,474

Private School, Liberal Arts

91 %

15 %

35 %

19 %


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Industry

The average starting salary for a graduate of Wellesley is $60K.

Locations

It is also not uncommon to find former Wellesley students living and working in New York, N.Y. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of around $75K. Wellesley alumni in Boston, Mass. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $55K.

Degree Major

Wellesley grads who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average approximately $75K per year. A Bachelor's Degree commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $69K.

Skills

Project Management commands a pay premium of 37 percent for Wellesley College grads. Wellesley grads are usually competent in Project Management, and just under one in three alumni continue practicing this skill in their career.

Benefits and Perks

Dental insurance applies to a majority of respondents, and a majority of graduates report health coverage. The larger part of former students take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Additional perks enjoyed by Wellesley College grads include a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Trinity College grads (who make an average of $60K) earn salaries most similar to Wellesley alumni. Pine Manor College, College of the Holy Cross, and Wheaton College are also similar to Wellesley.

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Key Stats for Wellesley College

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
11%
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