Average Salary for Hamilton College - Clinton, NY Alumni

Students looking for a top-value school need look no further than Hamilton College. It is a university based in Clinton, N.Y. that is ranked in the top 13 percent of universities by return on investment. Students here receive a well-rounded education — undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences is common. This report is based on the answers of Hamilton College graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for Liberal Arts

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Typical Early Career Salary

Hamilton College - Clinton, NY Alumni

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About This School

198 College Hill Rd
Clinton, NY 13323

Hamilton College, New York



Private School, Liberal Arts

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The financial services industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Graduates of Hamilton College earn $67K on average.


The most lucrative professionals among Hamilton College alumni are Business Analysts; they earn a median annual salary of $68K.


New York, N.Y. is a hot spot for Hamilton College alum. With a median salary of approximately $222K, San Francisco, Calif. represents the highest-paid city popular among Hamilton College grads. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Hamilton College grads is Washington, DC (median compensation is $40K). Boston, Mass. and Arlington, Va. also rank high on the list of cities.

Degree Major

Hamilton College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a B.A. in Creative Writing and earn a median salary of $110K per year. Graduates holding a Bachelor's Degree, Communication fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of around $38K.


Data Analysis is a popular skill among Hamilton College alumni, with around one in eight workers reporting using it on the job. For Hamilton College grads, proficiency in Microsoft Excel warrants a paycheck that is 16 percent more than other alumni salaries. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. To plan for old age, most alums maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. It is no small feat that a large number of graduates are given health coverage, and more than half of alums accept dental insurance. Graduates of Hamilton College are also recipients of a casual working environment, free drinks, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Colgate University grads bring in salaries of around about $67K, making them the most similar to Hamilton College alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to Hamilton College include Hartwick College, Wells College, and the Union College.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1950 2200
ACT Scores 29 33

Key Stats for Hamilton College - Clinton, NY


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$35,500 - $79,354
$37,340 - $99,750
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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