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Salaries by Major at Williams College

How much money do Williams College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $49,500 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $73,600 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 Williams graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $91,000 followed by Economics paying $73,500 and Mathematics graduates who have a median starting income of $53,700 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Williams 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 Williams College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $91,000
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $73,500
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $53,700
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $44,300
History (Bachelorís Degree) $44,100
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $38,900
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $37,400
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $36,100
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $33,100
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $30,200

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168342 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Williams College.