Average Salary for Hartwick College Alumni

Located in Oneonta, N.Y., roughly 2,000 students call Hartwick College home for four years. Students enjoy the small-town comforts of Oneonta, where this private university is tucked away. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Hartwick College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Computer Technician
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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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About This School

One Hartwick Drive
Oneonta, NY 13820-4020



Private School, Liberal Arts

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Hartwick alumni find work in an assortment of industries including public K-12 education, the financial services industry, and the education industry. The most popular professional field seems to be clinical care. Those with a degree from Hartwick tend to make around $54K.


In the Hartwick alumni community, women make a median salary of approximately $65K compared to their male counterparts, who earn $54K.


The most lucrative professionals among Hartwick alumni are Software Engineers; they earn a median annual salary of $112K. Also nearing the top of the pay scale at $49K are Chief Executive Officers. Computer Technicians get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary, where grads report making an average of $42K in this job.


The most popular destination for former Hartwick students is New York. Another city that attracts a wealth of Hartwick grads is Boston; given its high compensation (about $94K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Hartwick alumni is Plymouth Meeting, which offers median salaries of $42K. Graduates of Hartwick also relocate to Albany, which is not far away, and Washington, DC.

Degree Major

With annual earnings of $105K per year, Hartwick College grads who have a Bachelor of Science in Accounting are the best paid among the alumni population. A Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) offers the lowest annual financial reward (about $48K).


Project Management commands a pay premium of 44 percent for Hartwick College grads. One in eight Hartwick grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Customer Relations, Customer Service, and Project Management are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only half of the alumni are paid for vacation and just two-fifths of alumni for sick time. The greater part of alumni receive health insurance, and a fair portion of graduates get dental coverage. The greater part of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Graduates of Hartwick College are also recipients of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and company pension plan.

Related Schools

Compensation averages approximately $55K for Hamilton College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Hartwick grads. Colgate University, the Union College, and Siena College are also similar to Hartwick.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Hartwick College


44 %
56 %
$16,505 - $96,319
$41,652 - $90,688
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 21 votes.

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