Average Salary for Navy War College Alumni

Navy War College grads can expect to earn between around $65K and about $127K. A considerably greater proportion of men make up the survey population with a male-to-female ratio of 4-to-1. Based on student and alumni reporting, men also tend to make more than their male counterparts after graduating. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Navy War College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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Chief of Staff
2 salaries
$127,451  
   
Admissions Director (College/University)
2 salaries
$64,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
United States (change)

Industry

The most highly represented industry among alumni is the aerospace and defense industry. The least popular industry for former Navy War College students is the government industry — approximately one in twenty these people end up working in this field. Navy War College graduates see an estimated starting salary of $124K.

Gender

Men make up the majority of graduates in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Jobs

Among Navy War College graduates, the biggest earners are Chief of Staffs, who haul in $127K on average. Next on the list are Intelligence Analysts, bringing in close to $85K. College Admissions Directors face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $65K.

Locations

Many Navy War College grads end up living in Washington, DC, deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. The top-paying city popular with Navy War College alumni is Denver, which offers median salaries of approximately $200K. Arlington is a popular spot for former Navy War College students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $95K. Graduates also relocate to Newport and Mobile.

Degree Major

Navy War College grads who hold a Master of Public Administration (MPA) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning around $215K per year. Graduates holding a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) fare the worst in terms of compensation with yearly salaries of $85K.

Skills

Knowledge of New Business Development seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 85 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (approximately $230K). Many former Navy War College students are familiar with Strategic Planning, and just under a third of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Competency in Project Management, Research Analysis, and Operations Management also warrants excellent retribution.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one in four survey participants get paid sick time. Most alumni save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Most respondents have medical plans, and a majority of alumni have dental insurance. Additional benefits handed to Navy War College alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, company car / automobile, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Key Stats for Navy War College

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %
Salary
$85,715 - $121,209
Salary
$51,387 - $162,062
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
43%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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