Wellesley College Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Wellesley, Mass., Wellesley College, a school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. Undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences is a key focus of the school. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Median Salary by Years Experience

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About This School

106 Central St
Wellesley, MA 02481-8203


Private School, Liberal Arts

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


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 $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 students with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) can expect to make the most money (about $75K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. A Bachelor's Degree commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $69K.


Many former Wellesley students are familiar with Project Management, and just under a third of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Wellesley College grads with Project Management abilities can expect to make 37 percent more than their former classmates (around $83K).

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, more than half of grads maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. It is no small feat that the larger part of respondents are given health coverage, and more than half of former students accept dental insurance. Wellesley College alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Trinity College graduates, who earn approximately $62K on average, make a similar amount to Wellesley grads. Pine Manor College, College of the Holy Cross, and Wheaton College are also similar to Wellesley.

Test Scores

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SAT Scores 1980 2270
ACT Scores 29 33

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