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Average Salary for American Military University (AMU) Alumni

Graduates of American Military University (AMU) typically end up making between $57K and approximately $95K. The survey respondent pool is largely skewed towards men with a male-to-female ratio of 5-to-1, and men also report larger salaries after graduation than women. This summary is derived from information given by American Military University (AMU) grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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
44 salaries
Operations Manager
13 salaries
Logistics Manager
8 salaries
Senior Intelligence Analyst
8 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
7 salaries
Security Manager
6 salaries
Intelligence Officer
5 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 370
United States (change)


The most highly represented industry among alumni is the military or armed forces industry. Former American Military University (AMU) students are not known for their interest in the intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance services industry; less than five percent of them advance into this area for work. American Military University (AMU) graduates see an estimated starting salary of about $65K.


After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males tend to earn $71K per year compared to females' $51K. Men make up the majority of graduates in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.


Among American Military University (AMU) alumni, those working as Senior Intelligence Analysts report the highest median pay of $95K, followed by Intelligence Officers (around $89K), and Information Technology Managers (about $80K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Security Managers — they bring in around $57K.


Washington, DC is a hot spot for American Military University (AMU) alum. Another city that attracts a wealth of American Military University (AMU) grads is Arlington; given its high compensation ($95K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. American Military University (AMU) alumni in Houston can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $65K. Other popular cities include Tampa and San Antonio.


American Military University (AMU) grads can make the most money at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC); average pay at this company is approximately $84K. By comparison, earnings are fairly low at the U.S. Army, where the median salary is $54K.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid American Military University (AMU) alumni are those with a Bachelor's Degree, Intelligence Studies — they earn close to $97K per year. A B.A. in Criminal Justice commands less pay, and these degree-holders face salaries of approximately $50K.


Around an eighth of grads report using Microsoft Office 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 24 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($81K). Experience with Data Analysis, Operations Management, and Project Management is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one-third of alumni get paid sick time. Dental insurance applies to a strong majority of grads, and the greater part of grads report health coverage. To plan for old age, a strong majority of alums maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. American Military University (AMU) graduates also take advantage of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym / health club / fitness membership, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats

19 %
81 %
$31,216 - $70,258
$41,041 - $88,742
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.
$42,300 - $82,403
$33,000 - $73,435
$50,868 - $96,298
$36,212 - $93,350
$75,417 - $103,272
$85,000 - $109,773
$71,000 - $100,000

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