Average Salary for Juniata College Alumni

Juniata College, a school in Huntingdon, Pa., has roughly 2,000 undergrads. Many students here pick up classes in the liberal arts and sciences. The figures in this rundown were provided by Juniata alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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Juniata College Alumni

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Software Engineer
2 salaries
.NET Software Developer / Programmer
2 salaries
Corporate Controller
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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About This School

1700 Moore St
Huntingdon, PA 16652-2196



Private School, Liberal Arts

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Juniata alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the mental retardation and developmental disabilities (mrdd) facility industry, the religious organization industry, and the education industry. The most popular career sector among alumni is the health care industry. Juniata graduates see an average starting salary of $56K.


Among Juniata alumni, those working as Corporate Controllers report the highest median pay of $78K, followed by Software Engineers (about $69K). .NET Software Developers get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of approximately $45K in this job.


Many Juniata grads flock to Pittsburgh, Pa. It is no surprise that York, Pa., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is around $98K), is another of the most popular spots for former Juniata students. On the other hand, Juniata alumni who end up in Altoona, Pa. receive the lowest median salary of $32K. Nearby Philadelphia, Pa. and Harrisburg, Pa. also rank high on the list of cities for Juniata grads.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) leads to the highest pay for Juniata grads ($115K on average per year). Those holding a B.A. in Politics are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $45K on average per year.


Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Juniata alumni, with a little less than one-fifth of workers reporting using it on the job. Competency in Microsoft Office translates into above-average pay for Juniata College grads — they earn 45 percent more than their fellow graduates. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Data Analysis command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one in three grads get paid sick time. Most alums take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a large number of alums are rewarded with health insurance and a fair number of alums report dental coverage, too. Juniata College grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Susquehanna University grads (who make an average of approximately $55K) earn salaries most similar to Juniata alumni. Dickinson College, Saint Vincent College, and Bucknell University are also similar to Juniata.

Key Stats for Juniata College


48 %
52 %
$34,312 - $75,000
$37,434 - $83,526
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 16 votes.

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