Wellesley College Alumni Average Salary

Around 2,000 people attend Wellesley College, a institution based in Wellesley, Mass. Undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences is a key focus of the school. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

632nd

20 Year Net ROI 

$257,000

Annual ROI 

3.7%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$241,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

185th

Early Career Salary 

$55,500

Mid-Career Salary 

$105,600

% High Meaning 

57 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Wellesley College Median Salary by Job

MinMax

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
9 profiles
$68,784
$60K$79K

Software Engineer
7 profiles
$107,993
$103K$118K

Product Manager, Software
5 profiles
$89,998
$62K$105K

United States (change)

Executive Assistant
4 profiles
$47,500
$0$48K

Project Specialist
3 profiles
$68,670
$0$69K

Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)
3 profiles
$51,690
$0$52K

Research Analyst
3 profiles
$50,000
$0$50K

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 260
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Find out more about Wellesley College pay

About This School

106 Central St
Wellesley, MA 02481-8203

www.wellesley.edu/admission

2,644

Liberal Arts, Private School

93 %

26 %

35 %

17 %

Industry

Those with an education from Wellesley earn an average of $57K.

Locations

It is also not uncommon to find former Wellesley students living and working in New York, N.Y. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $83K. Home to the lowest median salary for Wellesley alumni is Boston, Mass., a popular place for former students despite its $55K average paycheck.

Degree Major

A graduate with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Wellesley can rake in a whopping average $75K per year, more than any other degree from this school. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor's Degree (about $69K on average annually).

Skills

Wellesley College grads with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 45 percent more than other grads' salaries. Wellesley grads are usually competent in Project Management, and close to one-third of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of respondents participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a majority of grads are rewarded with health insurance and the larger part of grads report dental coverage, too. Wellesley College grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Saint Anselm College grads report the most similar salaries to Wellesley alums, earning around $59K on average. Other schools similar to Wellesley include Pine Manor College, College of the Holy Cross, and Wheaton College.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1940 2240
ACT Scores 27 33

Key Stats for Wellesley College

1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

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