Harvey Mudd College Alumni Average Salary

Harvey Mudd College, a school in Claremont, Calif., has roughly 1,000 undergrads. Students here receive a well-rounded education — undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences is common. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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About This School

301 Platt Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711



Private School, Engineering, Liberal Arts

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Reminiscent of their reportedly high performance on the SAT and above-average graduation rates, Harvey Mudd alumni often collect high salaries as well. Former Harvey Mudd graduates bring in $80K on average.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) earns Harvey Mudd students the most money after college (an average about $117K per year). A Bachelor of Science in Engineering commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $64K.


Harvey Mudd grads are usually competent in C++ Programming Language, and slightly less than a third of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Competency in C++ Programming Language translates into above-average pay for Harvey Mudd College grads — they earn 50 percent more than their fellow graduates. Competency in Java, Python, and Data Analysis also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Paid sick days are a given for more than half of former students, but only two-fifths of alumni are rewarded with paid vacation. Most grads receive health insurance, and just over half of the respondents get dental coverage. Most respondents allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Additional perks enjoyed by Harvey Mudd College grads include a casual working environment, free drinks, flexible hours, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Occidental College graduates, who earn around $81K on average, make a similar amount to Harvey Mudd grads. Scripps College, Pitzer College, and Claremont McKenna College are also similar to Harvey Mudd.

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