How much money do Washington & Jefferson College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $42,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $56,900 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 W&J graduates.
The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Accounting and Related Services with a median starting salary of $49,800 followed by Business/Commerce paying $40,700 and Economics graduates who have a median starting income of $38,300 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Washington & Jefferson 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.
|Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree)||$49,800|
|Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree)||$40,700|
|Economics (Bachelorís Degree)||$38,300|
|Psychology (Bachelorís Degree)||$30,000|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=216667 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Washington & Jefferson College.