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 $37,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $53,700 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 Economics with a median starting salary of $39,900 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations paying $38,600 and Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies graduates who have a median starting income of $32,600 .
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.
|Economics (Bachelorís Degree)||$39,900|
|Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree)||$38,600|
|Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (Bachelorís Degree)||$32,600|
|English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree)||$27,800|
|Biology (Bachelorís Degree)||$26,600|
|Psychology (Bachelorís Degree)||$26,500|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168281 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Wheaton College.