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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 information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Juniata College Alumni

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.NET Software Developer / Programmer
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Corporate Controller
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Software Engineer
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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About This School

1700 Moore St
Huntingdon, PA 16652-2196



Private School, 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. Among Juniata grads, the financial services industry is a commonly chosen career field. Though Juniata grads score high on the SAT, below-average pay in the workforce is common for this demographic. Following graduation, Juniata students earn an average of $49K.


The Juniata alumni who make the most are Corporate Controllers; they report a median pay of $78K. Software Engineers draw in a fair amount as well — $69K. On the lower end, .NET Software Developers report making approximately $45K.


Many Juniata grads flock to Pittsburgh. Juniata alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in York, which offers median salaries of about $98K. Many Juniata College grads can't resist staying in Huntingdon after graduating despite the median salaries there ranking lowest among popular cities ($30K). Graduates of Juniata also relocate to Harrisburg, which is not far away, and Lewistown.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) leads to the highest pay for Juniata grads (around $115K per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry — their annual income amounts to $40K on average.


Microsoft Office is a common skill among Juniata alumni — nearly one-fifth of grads mention using it at work. Juniata College grads with Leadership experience garner salaries that are 65 percent more than other grads' salaries. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Only one in three grads earn paid vacation and just one-third of alumni get paid sick time. A solid majority of alums set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance benefits extend to a strong majority of respondents, and a fair portion of grads sign up for dental plans. Other benefits awarded to Juniata College alumni include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Washington & Jefferson College grads report the most similar salaries to Juniata alums, earning $48K on average. Dickinson College, Susquehanna University, and Saint Vincent College are also similar to Juniata.

Key Stats for Juniata College


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$35,000 - $68,986
$32,397 - $80,595
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1-4 years
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

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