Average Salary for Wheaton College - Norton, MA Alumni

Located in Norton, Mass., roughly 2,000 students call Wheaton College home for four years. This synopsis is derived from the responses of former Wheaton students who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Wheaton College - Norton, MA Alumni

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Marketing Coordinator
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Administrative Assistant
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Assistant Director of Financial Aid
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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About This School

26 E Main St
Norton, MA 02766

Wheaton College, Massachusetts, Wheaton College


Private School, 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 clinical care. The most popular career sector among alumni is the education industry. Those with an education from Wheaton earn an average of around $52K.


Among Wheaton graduates, the biggest earners are Assistant Directors of Financial Aid, who haul in $54K on average. Next on the list are Marketing Managers and Administrative Assistants, bringing in about $53K and $39K, respectively. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Marketing Coordinators, making an average of $35K.


Many Wheaton students are Boston-bound following college. The top-paying city popular with Wheaton alumni is Portland, which offers median salaries of $80K. Alexandria is a popular spot for former Wheaton students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at approximately $38K. Alumni express interest in New York and Washington, DC as well.

Degree Major

Wheaton College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a B.A. in Communication and earn $69K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Anthropology — their annual income amounts to $38K on average.


Knowledge of Microsoft Excel seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 30 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($67K). Event Planning is a popular skill among Wheaton alumni, with close to one-eighth of workers reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Accounts Payable.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for a majority of grads, but only one in three grads are rewarded with paid sick leave. A solid majority of alums allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. The greater part of former students have medical plans, and a majority of respondents have dental insurance. Wheaton College alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, 403(b), a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alumni of Smith College pick up average paychecks of approximately $51K, which is closest to the amount made by Wheaton grads among similar schools. Wellesley College, Pine Manor College, and College of the Holy Cross are also similar to Wheaton.

Key Stats for Wheaton College - Norton, MA


65 %
35 %
$34,665 - $64,324
$36,492 - $69,209
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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