Average Salary for Wheaton College - Norton, MA Alumni

Around 2,000 people attend Wheaton College, a institution based in Norton, Mass. The liberal arts and sciences play a large role at the school, and many students enjoy this type of curriculum. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Wheaton College - Norton, MA Alumni

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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 go into the engineering services industry, the education industry, and the financial aid services industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the health care industry. Graduates of Wheaton earn about $51K on average.


The most lucrative professionals among Wheaton alumni are Assistant Directors of Financial Aid; they earn a median annual salary of $54K. Also nearing the top of the pay scale at $39K are Administrative Assistants. Sliding in near the bottom are Marketing Coordinators, who report earnings of approximately $35K.


Boston, Mass. is a hub for Wheaton graduates — a large number call this city home. Wheaton alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Washington, DC, which offers a median salary of $83K. 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. Other cities of interest include New York, N.Y. and Providence, R.I.

Degree Major

A graduate with a B.A. in Communication from Wheaton can rake in a whopping average around $69K per year, more than any other degree from this school. A B.A. in Anthropology commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $38K.


Many former Wheaton students are familiar with Microsoft Excel, and one in seven grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Wheaton College grads who have experience with Financial Reporting can expect to make 45 percent more than other alumni ($74K on average). In addition, those who are savvy in Customer Service, Event Planning, and Accounts Payable are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Though the larger part of alumni get paid time off for vacation, only one in three grads receive paid sick leave. Most graduates enjoy benefits like health insurance, while more than half of former students receive dental plans, too. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, most grads contribute to a 401(k). Alumni of Wheaton College also take in life insurance, a casual working environment, 403(b), and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Smith College grads (who make an average of $50K) earn salaries most similar to Wheaton alumni. Wellesley College, Pine Manor College, and College of the Holy Cross are also similar to Wheaton.

Key Stats for Wheaton College - Norton, MA


67 %
33 %
$34,035 - $69,000
$33,971 - $57,990
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 7 votes.

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