Hamilton College - Clinton, NY Alumni Average Salary

It's hard to find a better value for your tuition dollar than at Hamilton College, a university based in Clinton, N.Y.. The school is ranked in the top 13 percent of universities by return on investment. Students at the school often study in the liberal arts and sciences. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Hamilton College grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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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 most popular professional field seems to be the financial services industry. Former Hamilton College graduates bring in approximately $68K on average.


Many Hamilton College students are New York, N.Y.-bound following college. San Francisco, Calif. is also a common destination for Hamilton College grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $222K. Home to the lowest median salary for Hamilton College alumni is Washington, DC, a popular place for former students despite its about $40K average paycheck. Other common destinations include Boston, Mass. and Arlington, Va.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Creative Writing earns Hamilton College students the most money after college (an average $110K per year). On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor's Degree, Communication tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average $38K per year.


Competency in Microsoft Excel translates into above-average pay for Hamilton College grads — they earn 15 percent more than their fellow graduates. Proficiency in Data Analysis is common among Hamilton College alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, close to a seventh of former students report doing so. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Most grads participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health benefits extend to most graduates, and more than half of alums also receive dental coverage. Hamilton College grads also enjoy benefits like a casual working environment, free drinks, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Compensation averages around $68K for Hobart William Smith Colleges alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Hamilton College grads. Colgate University, Hartwick College, and Wells College are also similar to Hamilton 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


34 %
66 %
$35,500 - $79,354
$38,404 - $103,177
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1-4 years
5-9 years
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Job Satisfaction

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

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