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Average Salary for Juniata College Alumni

Located in Huntingdon, Pa., roughly 2,000 students call Juniata College home for four years. The data in this summary come from Juniata alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

Juniata College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Software Engineer
2 salaries
Corporate Controller
2 salaries
.NET Software Developer / Programmer
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Juniata College Details

1700 Moore St
Huntingdon, PA 16652-2196


Private Schools, Liberal Arts

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Graduates of Juniata are found working in a number of different fields including the health care industry, the education industry, and the mental retardation and developmental disabilities (mrdd) facility industry. The most popular field is the financial services industry. Though Juniata grads score high on the SAT, below-average pay in the workforce is common for this demographic. Graduates of Juniata typically earn $48K.


The most lucrative professionals among Juniata alumni are Corporate Controllers; they earn a median annual salary of $78K. Also nearing the top of the pay scale at $69K are Software Engineers. .NET Software Developers face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at about $45K.


Pittsburgh is a hub for Juniata graduates — a large number call this city home. The top-paying city popular with Juniata alumni is York, which offers median salaries of $98K. Many Juniata College grads can't resist staying in Huntingdon after graduating despite the median salaries there ranking lowest among popular cities (approximately $30K). Graduates of Juniata also relocate to Harrisburg, which is not far away, and Lewistown.

Degree Major

Juniata College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and earn around $115K per year. Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $40K per year.


Knowing Leadership can pay off big time for Juniata College grads, who can expect a 69 percent bigger paycheck than other grads. Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Juniata alumni, with roughly a fifth of workers reporting using it on the job. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Excel, Financial Analysis, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

Lacking in the benefits department, just one in three grads report compensation for sick days and only one-third of alumni get vacation time. For this school, a solid majority of former students are the recipients of health benefits, and most alums pick up dental plans, too. A strong majority of alums plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Juniata College graduates also take advantage of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Median pay for Washington & Jefferson College grads is $51K, making their salaries most similar to those of Juniata grads. Dickinson College, Susquehanna University, and Saint Vincent College are also similar to Juniata.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1580 1900
ACT Scores 23 30

Key Stats

52 %
48 %
$35,000 - $68,986
$32,397 - $80,595
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

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