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Average Salary for Hartwick College Alumni

Located in Oneonta, N.Y., roughly 2,000 students call Hartwick College home for four years. Students here enjoy the all the benefits of a private, liberal arts education. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Hartwick grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank

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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

Hartwick College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
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Software Engineer
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Computer Technician
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Hartwick College Details

One Hartwick Drive
Oneonta, NY 13820-4020


Private Schools, Liberal Arts

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Graduates of Hartwick head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; clinical care, public K-12 education, and the financial services industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The most popular field is the education industry. Starting salaries of approximately $54K are common among Hartwick grads.


Hartwick grads who become Software Engineers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in $112K annually. However, Chief Executive Officers also rank as top-earners (bringing in $49K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Computer Technicians — they bring in about $42K.


Home to a large number of Hartwick alums, Albany is by far the most attractive city for these former students. Hartwick alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Boston, which offers median salaries of $94K. On the other end, Hartwick grads flock to Plymouth Meeting, which actually offers the weakest median salaries of $42K. Graduates of Hartwick also relocate to New York, which is not far away, and Washington, DC.

Degree Major

A graduate with a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) from Hartwick can rake in a whopping around $90K per year, more than any other degree from this school. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) ($48K annually).


Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for Hartwick College grads — they earn 44 percent more than their fellow graduates. Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Hartwick alumni, with nearly one-eighth of grads reporting using it on the job. Customer Relations, Customer Service, and Project Management are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just half of the alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely two-fifths of alumni get paid sick time. Most survey participants enjoy benefits like health insurance, while most graduates receive dental plans, too. Most alumni save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Additional perks enjoyed by Hartwick College grads include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and company pension plan.

Related Schools

Median pay for Hamilton College grads is $55K, making their salaries most similar to those of Hartwick grads. Colgate University, the Union College, and Siena College are also similar to Hartwick.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1520 1820
ACT Scores 24 27

Key Stats

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$29,087 - $92,665
$41,766 - $90,439
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Rated 5 out of 5
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