Average Salary for SUNY - Maritime College Alumni

Around 2,000 people attend SUNY Maritime College, a institution based in Throggs Neck, N.Y. The survey pool is heavily weighted toward men, with a male-to-female ratio of 14-to-1. After graduation, women earn less than men do, a finding consistent with alumni reports. This report is based on the responses of SUNY Maritime College graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Mechanical Engineer
3 salaries
Operations Analyst
2 salaries
Engineering Group Manager
2 salaries
HVAC Engineer
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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6 Pennyfield Avenue
Throggs Neck, NY 10465-4198

SUNY Maritime College, State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College


State School, Business

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Graduates of SUNY Maritime College head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the science and engineering services industry, the shipping, transportation, warehousing, or logistics industry, and the engineering services industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The majority of SUNY Maritime College alumni wind up in the construction industry. Starting salaries of $73K are the median among SUNY Maritime College grads.


Graduates from this school who take the survey are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is 3 to 1. There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in $94K after graduating from SUNY Maritime College, the average woman earns only approximately $50K.


The most generous salaries among SUNY Maritime College alumni are reportedly earned by Engineering Group Managers, whose median earnings come to $114K, followed by Operations Analysts (around $71K) and HVAC Engineers ($65K). Mechanical Engineers wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning about $62K.


Saratoga Springs, N.Y. is filled with SUNY Maritime College grads. It is no surprise that Houston, Texas, which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $119K), is another of the most popular spots for former SUNY Maritime College students. On the other hand, SUNY Maritime College alumni who end up in New York, N.Y. receive the lowest median salary of about $66K.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid SUNY Maritime College alumni are those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (EE) — they earn close to $130K on average per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (ME) (approximately $64K on average annually).


Many former SUNY Maritime College students are familiar with Project Management, and just under a third of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. SUNY Maritime College grads with Leadership experience garner salaries that are double other grads' salaries. Demonstrated ability in Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and AutoCAD rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Approximately half of the graduates do get paid time off for vacation, but only about one in three grads get paid sick time. Health coverage is awarded to nearly all alums, and dental insurance is issued to the vast majority of alums as well. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, the vast majority of respondents contribute to a 401(k). SUNY Maritime College alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Massachusetts Maritime Academy graduates, who earn around $70K on average, make a similar amount to SUNY Maritime College grads. The United States Merchant Marine Academy, the United States Coast Guard Academy, and Maine Maritime Academy are also similar to SUNY Maritime College.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1360 1730
ACT Scores 20 26

Key Stats for SUNY - Maritime College


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Rated 5 out of 5
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