Hartwick College is a university based in Oneonta, N.Y. that is home to around 1,000 undergraduates. Undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences is a key focus of the school. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Hartwick grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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62 %

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  • Updated: 22 Jun 2019
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About This School

One Hartwick Drive
Oneonta, NY 13820-4020



Liberal Arts, Private School

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Graduates of Hartwick go into clinical care, the health care industry, and the financial services industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. A large chunk of former Hartwick students are employed in the education industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Following graduation, Hartwick students earn an average of $63K.


Among Hartwick graduates, the biggest earners are Product Development Scientists, who haul in $81K on average. Next on the list are Information Technology Directors and Executive Directors, bringing in around $79K and $75K, respectively. Salaries are anything but generous for Retail Store Managers, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at $45K.


Home to a large number of Hartwick alums, New York, N.Y. is by far the most attractive city for these former students. In addition, former Hartwick students often head to Boston, Mass. after graduating, where the median salary comes to about $95K in this top-paying city. On the other end, Hartwick grads flock to Albany, N.Y., which actually offers the weakest median salary of approximately $53K. Nearby Oneonta, N.Y. and Rochester, N.Y. also rank high on the list of cities for Hartwick grads.

Degree Major

Hartwick College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and earn a median salary of $117K per year. Those with a B.A. in Business Management face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average around $49K per year.


Hartwick College grads with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 31 percent more than other grads' salaries. Hartwick alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with close to one-eighth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Proficiency in Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-fifth of alumni receive sick leave. For this school, a strong majority of alums are the recipients of health benefits, and a majority of respondents pick up dental plans, too. To plan for old age, a fair number of respondents maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Additional perks enjoyed by Hartwick College grads include life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Median pay for Hobart William Smith Colleges grads is $62K, making their salaries most similar to those of Hartwick grads. Other schools similar to Hartwick include Colgate University, the Union College, and Siena College.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1490 1830
ACT Scores 23 27

Key Stats for Hartwick College


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$38,171 - $86,763
$39,034 - $102,935

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 86 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$36,329 - $124,189
$48,479 - $134,331
$39,065 - $76,000
$42,170 - $73,765
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