Harvey Mudd College Alumni Average Salary

Around 1,000 people attend Harvey Mudd College, a institution based in Claremont, Calif. The school puts an emphasis on undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Software Engineer
21 salaries
Mechanical Engineer
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Software Developer
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Data Analyst
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 135

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About This School

301 Platt Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711



Private School, Engineering, Liberal Arts

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It is quite common for Harvey Mudd grads — a demographic that scores high on the SATs and boasts excellent graduation rates — to earn top-notch salaries in the workforce. Starting salaries of $75K are the median among Harvey Mudd grads.

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). Those with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $64K per year.


For Harvey Mudd College grads, proficiency in Data Analysis warrants a paycheck that is 28 percent more than other alumni salaries. Just under a fourth of Harvey Mudd grads wind up using Data Analysis at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Proficiency in Python, Microsoft Excel, and Matlab command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though approximately half of the graduates get paid time off for illness, just over one-third of grads receive paid vacation. A fair number of grads take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Dental insurance applies to more than half of alums, and a strong majority of alums report health coverage. Harvey Mudd College alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a casual working environment, free drinks, gym / health club / fitness membership, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Median pay for Occidental College grads is $81K, making their salaries most similar to those of Harvey Mudd grads. Other schools similar to Harvey Mudd include Scripps College, Pitzer College, and Claremont McKenna College.

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