Average Salary for Hartwick College Alumni

Hartwick College is a university based in Oneonta, N.Y. that is home to around 2,000 undergraduates. The liberal arts and sciences play a large role at the school, and many students enjoy this type of curriculum. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Hartwick grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Hartwick College Alumni

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About This School

One Hartwick Drive
Oneonta, NY 13820-4020



Private School, Liberal Arts

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Former Hartwick students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the food manufacturing industry, the education industry, and the accounting, auditing and tax services industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in clinical care. The average starting salary for a graduate of Hartwick is about $51K.


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


Among Hartwick alumni, those working as Chief Executive Officers report the highest median pay of $49K.


Many Hartwick grads flock to New York, N.Y. The top-paying city popular with Hartwick alumni is Boston, Mass., which offers a median salary of $95K. On the far end of the pay scale, Hartwick alumni often reside in Plymouth Meeting, Pa., which is home to the lowest pay at $42K. Nearby Albany, N.Y. and Washington, DC also rank high on the list of cities for Hartwick grads.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of approximately $93K per year, Hartwick College grads who have a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) are the best paid among the alumni population. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average around $48K per year.


Hartwick alumni are often well versed in Customer Service, with about one in seven grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Competency in Windows Operating System General Use translates into above-average pay for Hartwick College grads — they earn nearly double their fellow graduates. Other prime know-hows include Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

Some students — slightly more than half of the former students — are paid for vacation time as well as sick leave. Most former students have medical plans, and a strong majority of graduates have dental insurance. A large number of graduates set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Hartwick College grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and 403(b).

Related Schools

Bard College grads report the most similar salaries to Hartwick alums, earning $49K on average. Other schools similar to Hartwick include Colgate University, the Union College, and Siena College.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Hartwick College


43 %
57 %
$42,005 - $103,177
$38,126 - $88,437
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 13 votes.

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