Maine Maritime Academy Alumni Average Salary

Maine Maritime Academy, a school in Castine, Maine, has roughly 1,000 undergrads. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Maine Maritime Academy Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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10-19 years
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20 years or more
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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About This School

Castine, ME 04420-0001


State School, Engineering

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It is typical for Maine Maritime Academy grads — a group that usually scores high on the SATs — to earn above-average incomes as well. Those with an education from Maine Maritime Academy earn an average of $82K.


It is also not uncommon to find former Maine Maritime Academy students living and working in Portland, Maine — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $90K. On the other hand, Maine Maritime Academy alumni who end up in Charleston, S.C. receive the lowest median salary of around $74K.

Degree Major

Maine Maritime Academy grads who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Marine Engineering can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $99K per year. A B.A. in Economics offers the lowest median annual financial reward (about $76K).


Competency in Operations Management translates into above-average pay for Maine Maritime Academy grads — they earn 35 percent more than their fellow graduates. Project Management is a popular skill among Maine Maritime Academy alumni, with more than a third of workers reporting using it on the job. Engineering Design, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, and Operations Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

In an effort to save up for the years ahead, almost all alumni contribute to a 401(k). It is no small feat that the vast majority of graduates are given health coverage, and the vast majority of grads accept dental insurance. Maine Maritime Academy grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, relocation expenses, a company-subsidized cell phone, stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, California Maritime Academy grads (who make an average of approximately $81K) earn salaries most similar to Maine Maritime Academy alumni. Massachusetts Maritime Academy, the United States Coast Guard Academy, and the United States Merchant Marine Academy are also similar to Maine Maritime Academy.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1350 1660
ACT Scores 20 24

Key Stats for Maine Maritime Academy


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$60,979 - $110,000
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

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