Hamilton College - Clinton, NY Alumni Average Salary

Ranked in the top 13 percent of universities by return on investment, Hamilton College is a university based in Clinton, N.Y., and it's home to around 2,000 undergraduates. The school prioritizes education in the liberal arts and sciences for undergraduate students. 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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1-4 years
11 salaries
5-9 years
8 salaries
10-19 years
5 salaries
20 years or more
4 salaries
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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. Starting salaries of around $66K are the median among Hamilton College grads.


New York, N.Y. is a hub for Hamilton College graduates — a large number call this city home. Portland, Ore. is also a common destination for Hamilton College grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of about $140K. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Hamilton College grads is Washington, DC (median compensation is $40K). Other popular cities include Boston, Mass. and Arlington, Va.

Degree Major

A graduate with a B.A. in Creative Writing from Hamilton College can rake in a whopping average approximately $110K per year, more than any other degree from this school. A Bachelor's Degree, Communication offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($38K).


Many former Hamilton College students are familiar with Data Analysis, and around a seventh of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Hamilton College grads with Scheduling abilities can expect to make 48 percent more than their former classmates ($98K). Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Project Management rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of graduates save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; most alumni are rewarded with health insurance and a majority of alumni report dental coverage, too. Hamilton College graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment, free drinks, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Hobart William Smith Colleges graduates, who earn $66K on average, make a similar amount to Hamilton College grads. Other schools similar to Hamilton College include Colgate University, Hartwick College, and Wells 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 %
$34,004 - $76,471
$38,221 - $106,823
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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