Average Salary for Wheaton College - Norton, MA Alumni

Nestled away in Norton, Mass., Wheaton 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. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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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Former Wheaton students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the health care industry, the retail industry, and the scholarship trusts industry. The most popular professional field seems to be the engineering services industry. Wheaton graduates see an average starting salary of $49K.


The most lucrative professionals among Wheaton alumni are Administrative Assistants; they earn a median annual salary of $39K.


Boston, Mass. is a hub for Wheaton graduates — a large number call this city home. Providence, R.I. is another hot spot for Wheaton grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to around $95K). Though Alexandria, Va. takes the cake for lowest pay among Wheaton grads (the median salary is $38K there), it remains a common destination for former students. In addition, grads flock to New York, N.Y. as well as Portland, Maine.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Communication will compensate Wheaton grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in about $69K on average per year. Those holding a B.A. in Anthropology are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in approximately $38K on average per year.


Financial Reporting commands a pay premium of 50 percent for Wheaton College grads. Event Planning is a popular skill among Wheaton alumni, with around an eighth of grads reporting using it on the job. Also considered top-notch skills are Financial Reporting, Accounts Payable, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

As for time away from work, a majority of respondents are compensated for vacation days, but only one in three grads can take paid time off due to illness. A large number of grads save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Most alumni receive health insurance, and a strong majority of alumni get dental coverage. Wheaton College grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, tuition reimbursement, 403(b), and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $49K for Pine Manor College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Wheaton grads. Wellesley College, College of the Holy Cross, and Gordon College are also similar to Wheaton.

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