It pays to get a Lehigh education. That’s the conclusion of the latest study conducted by PayScale, an online salary and compensation information company.
According to PayScale, the mid-career median salary for Lehigh University graduates is $112,000. And the starting median salary for a Lehigh graduate is $57,200.
Lehigh tied with Colgate and Stanford for ninth overall in the 2011-2012 PayScale College Salary Report, which measures the mid-career salaries of workers with undergraduate degrees from more than 1,000 schools. Graduates who earned an advanced degree beyond a bachelor’s degree were not included in the survey.
Lehigh tied with Stanford for eighth in the private research university category.
For the full report, visit the 2011-2012 PayScale College Salary Report site online.
Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2011