Average Salary for Maine Maritime Academy Alumni

Maine Maritime Academy, a school in Castine, Maine, has roughly 1,000 undergrads. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Maine Maritime Academy Alumni

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About This School

Castine, ME 04420-0001


State School, Engineering

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Reminiscent of their reportedly high performance on the SAT, Maine Maritime Academy alumni often collect high salaries as well. Those with an education from Maine Maritime Academy earn an average of approximately $82K.


Maine Maritime Academy alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Portland, Maine, which offers a median salary of $90K. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Maine Maritime Academy grads is Charleston, S.C. (median compensation is $74K).

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of about $99K per year, Maine Maritime Academy grads who have a Bachelor of Engineering in Marine Engineering are the best paid among the alumni population. Those holding a B.A. in Economics are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in around $76K on average per year.


Maine Maritime Academy grads with Operations Management experience garner salaries that are 35 percent more than other grads' salaries. Proficiency in Project Management is common among Maine Maritime Academy alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, over a third of former students report doing so. In addition, those who are savvy in Engineering Design, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, and Operations Management are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance benefits extend to the vast majority of respondents, and nearly all graduates sign up for dental plans. Maine Maritime Academy alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, relocation expenses, a company-subsidized cell phone, stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $81K for California Maritime Academy alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Maine Maritime Academy grads. Other schools similar to Maine Maritime Academy include Massachusetts Maritime Academy, the United States Coast Guard Academy, and the United States Merchant Marine 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

Job Satisfaction

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

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