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Salaries by Major at Wellesley College

How much money do Wellesley College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $46,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $68,100 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 Wellesley graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer and Information Sciences with a median starting salary of $88,600 followed by Economics paying $67,800 and Psychology graduates who have a median starting income of $39,100 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Wellesley 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 Wellesley College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $88,600
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $67,800
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $39,100
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $37,700
Area Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $33,800
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $33,400
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168218 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Wellesley College.