Average Salary for Hartwick College Alumni

Around 2,000 people attend Hartwick College, a institution based in Oneonta, N.Y. Known for its liberal arts and sciences education, undergraduates often take classes in this field. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Hartwick grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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About This School

One Hartwick Drive
Oneonta, NY 13820-4020



Private School, Liberal Arts

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The majority of Hartwick alumni wind up in clinical care. Starting salaries of $52K are the median among Hartwick grads.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with male graduates earning only $51K on average compared to approximately $65K for female graduates.


Many Hartwick grads flock to New York, N.Y. With a median salary of $95K, Boston, Mass. represents the highest-paid city popular among Hartwick grads. On the far end of the pay scale, Hartwick alumni often reside in Washington, DC, which is home to the lowest pay at around $40K. Graduates of Hartwick also relocate to Albany, N.Y., which is not far away, and Kingston, N.Y.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) leads to the highest pay for Hartwick grads (about $96K on average per year). A Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($48K).


Hartwick College grads with Microsoft Excel abilities can expect to make 85 percent more than their former classmates (around $97K). Around a seventh of grads report using Microsoft Office as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Proficiency in Customer Service, Customer Relations, and Marketing Communications command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Both vacation time and sick leave are paid out for slightly more than half of the graduates. Most alums have medical plans, and a fair number of survey participants have dental insurance. Most respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Additional benefits handed to Hartwick College alumni include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Bard College grads report the most similar salaries to Hartwick alums, earning approximately $50K on average. Other schools similar to Hartwick include Colgate University, the Union College, and Siena College.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1490 1830
ACT Scores 23 27

Key Stats for Hartwick College


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$42,005 - $103,177
$42,000 - $81,000
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1-4 years
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Job Satisfaction

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

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