Average Salary for Navy War College Alumni

Students who graduate from Navy War College earn between $65K from the lowest paying jobs to $127K from the most lucrative. Replies from former Navy War College students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Navy War College Alumni

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The most highly represented industry among alumni is the aerospace and defense industry. Former Navy War College students do not typically enter the government industry; in fact, less than ten percent of graduates find work in this area, making it the least likely field for this group to enter.


Former Navy War College students with an interest in making money consider becoming Chief of Staffs, the highest-paying gig (earnings amount to $127K on average) among this alumni group.


Mobile, Ala. is a hub for Navy War College graduates — a large number call this city home. Another city that attracts a wealth of Navy War College grads is Washington, DC; given its high compensation (approximately $120K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Though Arlington, Va. takes the cake for lowest pay among Navy War College grads (the median salary is about $95K there), it remains a common destination for former students.

Degree Major

Navy War College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Master of Arts (MA), National Security Studies and earn a median salary of $145K per year. A Master of Arts (MA), International Relations offers the lowest median annual financial reward (around $103K).


Close to one-third of grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Operations Management commands a pay premium of 24 percent for Navy War College grads. Competency in Strategic Planning, Research Analysis, and Operations Management also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Roughly half of the alumni can rely on paid vacation days, but just one in three grads have the luxury of paid sick time. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a fair number of grads are rewarded with health insurance and the larger part of former students report dental coverage, too. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a strong majority of survey participants contribute to a 401(k). Additional perks enjoyed by Navy War College grads include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and company car / automobile.

Key Stats for Navy War College


26 %
74 %
$100,000 - $122,449
$49,316 - $147,458
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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