Salary Potential from Selected Colleges

Based on all graduates, including those with advanced degrees

2019–20

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College Early Career
Median Salary ($$)¹
Mid-Career
Median Salary ($$)²
Harvey Mudd 90,700 161,800
Stanford 83,500 161,400
MIT 89,900 159,400
U.S. Naval Academy 85,000 158,800
Cal Tech 89,900 156,900
Harvard 77,700 156,500
U.S. Military Academy 83,500 155,000
Princeton 76,800 154,300
Dartmouth College 73,100 152,700
Yale University 73,900 151,500
UPenn 75,000 149,500
Babson College 71,400 149,400
Duke University 73,500 146,600
U.S. Air Force Academy 77,800 146,500
Georgetown 67,700 145,400
Claremont McKenna 71,100 144,800
Washington and Lee 67,000 144,700
Lehigh University 70,500 143,700
Colgate University 67,300 143,700
UC-Berkeley 72,100 143,300
Brown University 69,300 142,600
Williams College 68,500 142,200
WPI 75,200 142,100
Carnegie Mellon 78,300 141,000
Notre Dame 68,800 139,700
Bucknell University 68,000 139,000
Georgia Tech 73,700 138,700
Rensselaer Polytech 73,200 138,600
Columbia University 73,100 138,600
Haverford College 60,700 137,300
Swarthmore College 67,700 136,900
Pomona College 66,700 136,400
Amherst College 66,500 136,300
Tufts University 66,700 136,100
Cornell University 72,500 135,900
Rice University 72,200 135,700
Wesleyan University 63,000 135,000
Lafayette College 68,000 134,700
Union College 65,000 132,400
Bowdoin College 63,500 130,600
George Washington U. 62,200 130,400
College of Holy Cross 62,800 129,700
UVA 65,900 129,200
USC 65,900 128,600
Vanderbilt 67,600 128,300
Davidson College 60,600 127,100
Wake Forest University 63,300 127,100
UCLA 63,900 127,100
Villanova University 66,800 127,000
Bates College 60,200 127,000
Johns Hopkins U. 70,500 126,900
University of Chicago 66,000 126,200
New York University 63,800 126,100
Northwestern University 65,300 125,900
Franklin and Marshall 59,400 125,700
Carleton College 59,900 125,300
Middlebury College 62,400 125,200
Case Western Reserve 68,100 124,100
Brandeis University 62,000 124,100
Emory University 64,000 123,800
University of Rochester 64,000 123,700
Boston University 62,000 123,700
Washington U. St. L. 67,300 123,500
Reed College 58,300 123,300
Boston College 64,800 123,200
William and Mary 60,300 122,700
Fordham University 59,700 122,000
Hobart and Wm. Smith 56,200 121,300
Whitman College 56,900 121,100
Trinity College 62,300 120,500
Gettysburg college 59,300 120,100
Occidental College 57,400 119,400
Saint John's College 60,400 119,200
Kenyon College 56,300 119,100
Barnard College 60,700 118,800
Sewanee-U. of the South 55,400 118,700
Univ. of Michigan 65,600 118,500
Tulane University 58,700 118,500
St. Lawrence University 56,500 118,000
University of Richmond 60,700 117,500
Hamilton College 63,700 116,400
Denison University 55,800 116,100
Rhodes College 54,500 115,800
Vassar College 57,700 115,400
Lawrence 53,500 115,100
Wellesley College 60,500 115,100
Clark University 54,300 114,900
U Mass - Lowell 60,200 114,400
Depauw University 58,300 113,600
Wentworth Institute 62,700 113,400
Smith College 54,100 113,100
Purdue 63,000 113,000
Northeastern University 64,100 111,800
Colby College 61,400 111,600
Sarah Lawrence College 52,800 111,500
St. Olaf College 55,500 111,500
Bryn Mawr College 58,100 111,400
Syracuse University 58,700 111,300
Grinnell College 56,300 110,700
Univ. of Connecticut 60,600 110,000
Penn. State University 60,000 109,500
Dickinson College 57,000 109,300
Connecticut College 59,200 109,200
Muhlenberg College 54,800 109,100
Stonehill College 57,000 109,100
University of Florida 58,000 108,800
Pepperdine University 59,600 108,600
St. Michael's College 53,000 108,500
U. of Wisconsin-Madison 58,900 108,000
Wheaton College 54,800 107,900
Rochester I.T. 63,200 107,700
St. Anselm College 57,900 107,300
Skidmore College 55,200 107,200
Oberlin College 54,600 107,000
U Mass - Amherst 56,700 106,900
Macalester College 55,400 106,700
UNH 55,800 105,500
University of Miami 58,800 105,200
University of N.C. 57,000 104,800
Pitzer College 54,400 104,700
Colorado College 55,400 103,600
University of Pittsburgh 57,400 103,500
University of Vermont 54,000 103,100
Scripps College 56,100 102,800
Knox College 51,700 102,300
Allegheny College 52,400 102,200
Mount Holyoke College 54,400 102,000
Lewis and Clarke 51,300   98,200
College of Wooster 51,600   96,500
Bard College 54,000   93,300
Bennington College 47,500   92,000
Beloit College 49,600   90,500
Franklin Pierce 49,100   87,000
Plymouth State 48,100   85,200
Keene State 49,500   83,700
Rivier 53,100   82,300
SNHU 48,900   82,100
NHTI 45,200   70,200

¹ Median Salary with 0-5 years experience
² Median Salary with 10+ years experience

Source: www.payscale.com/college-salary-report → All bachelors 2019-20