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

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Chief of Staff
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Admissions Director (College/University)
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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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.


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


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.


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.


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


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

Job Satisfaction

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

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