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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

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.
Intelligence Analyst
37 salaries
Operations Manager
12 salaries
Senior Intelligence Analyst
8 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
7 salaries
Logistics Manager
6 salaries
Security Manager
5 salaries
Network Administrator
4 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 297

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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)


19 %
81 %
$31,815 - $69,408
$40,355 - $90,382
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 52 votes.
$37,248 - $96,317
$69,767 - $101,736
$44,219 - $79,354
$88,437 - $106,823
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