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Wheaton College Salaries

Wheaton, Illinois
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Salaries by Major at Wheaton College

How much money do Wheaton College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,700 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $54,300 on average.

In terms of specific areas of study, the following is a ranking of degree programs by the median first-year starting salaries for Wheaton College graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Business/Managerial Economics with a median starting salary of $45,000 followed by Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods paying $37,500 and Communication and Media Studies graduates who have a median starting income of $36,000 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $37,000 followed by Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) at $32,300 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Wheaton College graduates who received federal financial aid in the form of grants or loans. Not all graduates or fields of study are represented as data for some degree programs are omitted for privacy purposes.

Median first-year earnings for Wheaton College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business/Managerial Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $45,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $37,500
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $37,000
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $36,000
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $35,700
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $32,500
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $32,300
Bible/Biblical Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $22,700
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $22,500
Religious Education (Bachelorís Degree) $22,400
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $21,000
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $20,900

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=149781 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Wheaton College.