Harvey Mudd College Alumni Average Salary

Harvey Mudd College is a university based in Claremont, Calif. that is home to around 1,000 undergraduates. Students at the school often study in the liberal arts and sciences. This summary is derived from information given by Harvey Mudd grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Harvey Mudd College Median Salary by Job


Software Engineer
18 profiles

Data Scientist
6 profiles

Mechanical Engineer
5 profiles

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Senior Mechanical Engineer
5 profiles

Consulting Director
3 profiles

Hardware Engineer
3 profiles

Senior Software Engineer
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 139
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About This School

301 Platt Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711



Engineering, Liberal Arts, Private School

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Harvey Mudd graduates see an average starting salary of around $128K.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) leads to the highest pay for Harvey Mudd grads ($120K on average per year). Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $80K on average per year.


Harvey Mudd College grads who have experience with C++ Programming Language can expect to make 6 percent more than other alumni (approximately $120K on average). Harvey Mudd alumni are often well versed in C++ Programming Language, with more than a third of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly a half of former students enjoy paid vacation and sick leave. It is no small feat that a fair number of survey participants are given health coverage, and close to a half of former students accept dental insurance. A strong majority of alumni participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Harvey Mudd College graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Scripps College, Pitzer College, and Claremont McKenna College are also similar to Harvey Mudd. For former Harvey Mudd students, median pay is higher than it is for grads of comparable schools; however, it is most similar to the average salary of Occidental College grads (about $81K).

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Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 2080 2320
ACT Scores 32 35

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