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Average Salary for Wheaton College - Norton, MA Alumni

Located in Norton, Mass., roughly 2,000 students call Wheaton College home for four years. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

Wheaton College - Norton, MA Alumni

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Assistant Director of Financial Aid
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Marketing Coordinator
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Marketing Manager
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Administrative Assistant
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Wheaton College - Norton, MA Details

26 E Main St
Norton, MA 02766

Wheaton College, Massachusetts, Wheaton College


Private Schools, Liberal Arts

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Graduates of Wheaton are found working in a number of different fields including the health care industry, the banking industry, and the marketing, advertising, and media management industry. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the education industry. Graduates of Wheaton typically earn around $52K.


Former Wheaton students with an interest in making money consider becoming Assistant Directors of Financial Aid, the highest-paying gig (earnings amount to $54K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Marketing Managers ($53K) and Administrative Assistants (about $39K). Marketing Coordinators get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary, where grads report making an average of approximately $35K in this job.


Many Wheaton grads end up living in Boston, deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. In addition, former Wheaton students often head to Portland after graduating, where typical salaries come to $80K in this top-paying city. On the far end of the pay scale, Wheaton alumni often reside in Alexandria, which is home to the lowest pay at $38K. New York and Washington, DC are also desirable cities.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Communication earns Wheaton students the most money after college ($69K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a B.A. in Anthropology ($38K annually).


Close to one-eighth of Wheaton grads wind up using Event Planning at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Wheaton College grads with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 63 percent more than other grads' salaries. Competency in Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Accounts Payable also warrants excellent retribution.

Benefits and Perks

Although slightly more than half of the former students are compensated for vacation days, only one in three grads are paid for sick time. A solid majority of survey participants save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a solid majority of respondents are rewarded with health insurance and a majority of former students report dental coverage, too. Wheaton College graduates also take advantage of life insurance, 403(b), tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Smith College grads (who make an average of approximately $52K) earn salaries most similar to Wheaton alumni. Wellesley College, Pine Manor College, and College of the Holy Cross are also similar to Wheaton.

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$35,017 - $72,389
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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

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