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.

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2.9 %

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46 %

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Washington & Jefferson College Median Salary by Job



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  • Updated: 18 May 2019
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About This School

60 S Lincoln St
Washington, PA 15301


Liberal Arts, Private School

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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.


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.


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.


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).


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.

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Key Stats for Washington & Jefferson College


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

Job Satisfaction

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