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Lehigh grads rank among top earners

Lehigh graduates tied for ninth in mid-career salary in the latest PayScale survey.

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

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