Nestled away in Washington, Pa., Washington & Jefferson College, a school, has a student population of roughly 1,000. Undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences is a key focus of the school. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Washington & Jefferson College grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

College ROI Report

1098th

20 Year Net ROI 

$172,000

Annual ROI 

2.9 %

Total 4 Year Cost 

$220,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

334th

Early Career Salary 

$50,300

Mid-Career Salary 

$100,400

% High Meaning 

46 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Washington & Jefferson College Median Salary by Job

MinMax

$62,510
$0$63K

President
3 profiles
$198,699
$0$199K

$145,000
$0$145K

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$140,000
$0$140K

$57,990
$0$58K

$90,000
$0$90K

$30,000
$0$30K

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  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 183
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About This School

60 S Lincoln St
Washington, PA 15301

1,403

Liberal Arts, Private School

75 %

20 %

85 %

33 %

Industry

Professionally, the education industry, the financial services industry, and the accounting, auditing and tax services industry are popular business areas among Washington & Jefferson College alumni. The most popular professional field seems to be the banking industry. Following graduation, Washington & Jefferson College students earn an average of $56K.

Gender

Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks about $66K per year, but the second group takes home only $51K.

Jobs

Washington & Jefferson College grads who become Presidents garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $199K annually. However, IT Senior Project Managers and Accounting Managers also rank as top-earners (bringing in approximately $117K and around $73K, respectively). Research Administrators pick up $30K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.

Locations

Many Washington & Jefferson College grads flock to Pittsburgh, Pa. Carnegie, Pa. is also a common destination for Washington & Jefferson College grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of approximately $88K. Washington & Jefferson College grads are so loyal to Washington that a sizable number choose to stay after graduating, despite median salary there ranking lowest among popular cities (about $30K). Alumni express interest in Washington, DC and Canonsburg, Pa. as well.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) earns Washington & Jefferson College students the most money after college (an average $122K per year). A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Management offers the lowest median annual financial reward (around $37K).

Skills

Washington & Jefferson College grads who have experience with People Management can expect to make 40 percent more than other alumni ($79K on average). Microsoft Excel is a common skill among Washington & Jefferson College alumni — nearly one-eighth of grads mention using it at work. Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, and Project Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only one-third of alumni earn paid vacation and just one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. To plan for old age, a large number of respondents maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Health benefits extend to a large number of alums, and a strong majority of alums also receive dental coverage. Washington & Jefferson College alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $56K for Dickinson College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Washington & Jefferson College grads. Other schools similar to Washington & Jefferson College include Bethany College, Saint Vincent College, and Kenyon College.

Washington & Jefferson College Job Listings

Key Stats for Washington & Jefferson College

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %
Salary
$35,235 - $71,684
Salary
$38,393 - $102,784

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%
$35,210 - $92,259
$44,500 - $147,518
$61,050 - $145,000
$49,978 - $54,659
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