Those with a degree from Wellesley make an average of $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. On the other end, Wellesley grads flock to Boston, Mass., which actually offers the weakest median salary of $55K.
Among the highest-paid Wellesley alumni are those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) — they earn close to $75K on average per year. A Bachelor's Degree offers the lowest median annual financial reward (about $69K).
Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for Wellesley College grads — they earn 37 percent more than their fellow graduates. Project Management is a common skill among Wellesley alumni — slightly less than a third of grads mention using it at work.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of alums have medical plans, and more than half of survey participants have dental insurance. A majority of the survey participants opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Wellesley College grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment.
Median pay for Trinity College grads is around $62K, making their salaries most similar to those of Wellesley grads. Pine Manor College, College of the Holy Cross, and Wheaton College are also similar to Wellesley.