Average Salary for American Military University (AMU) Alumni

American Military University (AMU) grads can expect to earn between approximately $50K on the low end and $95K at the high end. The survey respondent pool is largely skewed toward men with a male-to-female ratio of 5-to-1, and men also report larger salaries after graduation than women do. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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American Military University (AMU) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Intelligence Analyst
39 salaries
$67,493  
   
Operations Manager
12 salaries
$64,250  
Senior Intelligence Analyst
8 salaries
$95,249  
Logistics Manager
7 salaries
$61,092  
Information Technology (IT) Manager
7 salaries
$80,000  
Security Manager
5 salaries
$55,000  
Network Administrator
4 salaries
$47,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 307

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Industry

The most popular career sector among alumni is the military or armed forces industry. On the other end of the spectrum are the intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance services industry, which attract less than five percent of American Military University (AMU) alumni.

Gender

Male graduates of American Military University (AMU) out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of about $71K versus $53K for women. The number of male graduates who responded to the survey outweighs the number of women with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Jobs

Senior Intelligence Analysts win the contest for best-paid American Military University (AMU) alumni, making $95K on average every year, though Information Technology Managers (around $80K), and Intelligence Analysts ($67K) are not far behind. Warehouse Supervisors face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $50K.

Locations

A large number of students head to Washington, DC after college. In addition, former American Military University (AMU) students often head to San Antonio, Texas after graduating, where the median salary comes to about $95K in this top-paying city. On the other end, American Military University (AMU) grads flock to Huntsville, Ala., which actually offers the weakest median salary of around $52K. In addition, grads flock to Tampa, Fla. as well as Colorado Springs, Colo.

Degree Major

A Doctorate (PhD) will compensate American Military University (AMU) grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $120K on average per year. Average annual salaries for those with a B.A. in International Relations are the lowest of the pack, earning $46K.

Skills

One-eighth of grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Knowledge of Security Policies and Procedures seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 29 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($82K). Also considered top-notch skills are Operations Management, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-third of alumni receive sick leave. Health insurance benefits extend to most former students, and most survey participants sign up for dental plans. Most graduates take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Additional benefits handed to American Military University (AMU) alumni include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym / health club / fitness membership, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for American Military University (AMU)

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %
Salary
$31,815 - $69,408
Salary
$40,355 - $90,382
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
$37,248 - $96,317
$69,767 - $101,736
$44,219 - $79,354
$88,437 - $106,823
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