Average Salary for SUNY - Maritime College Alumni

SUNY Maritime College, a school in Throggs Neck, N.Y., has roughly 2,000 undergrads. The survey respondent pool is largely skewed toward men with a male-to-female ratio of 9-to-1, and men also report larger salaries after graduation than women do. This report is based on the answers of SUNY Maritime College graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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SUNY - Maritime College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Mechanical Engineer
3 salaries
HVAC Engineer
3 salaries
Marine Engineer
2 salaries
Operations Analyst
2 salaries
Engineering Group Manager
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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About This School

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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The shipping, transportation, warehousing, or logistics industry, the water transportation or shipping industry, and the science and engineering services industry are just a few of the areas in which SUNY Maritime College grads find work. The majority of SUNY Maritime College alumni wind up in the engineering services industry. SUNY Maritime College alumni rake in larger-than-average salaries, and they also score high on the SATs. Following graduation, SUNY Maritime College students earn an average of around $85K.


The number of male graduates who responded to the survey outweighs the number of women with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1. There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in approximately $95K after graduating from SUNY Maritime College, the average woman earns only $50K.


Former SUNY Maritime College students with an interest in making money consider becoming Engineering Group Managers, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to $114K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Marine Engineers ($89K) and Operations Analysts ($71K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Mechanical Engineers — they bring in about $62K.


The most popular destination for former SUNY Maritime College students is Houston, Texas. It is also not uncommon to find former SUNY Maritime College students living and working in Washington, DC — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of around $130K. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among SUNY Maritime College grads is New York, N.Y. (median compensation is $67K). Other cities of interest among SUNY Maritime College alumni include nearby Saratoga Springs, N.Y. and Baltimore, Md.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (EE) earns SUNY Maritime College students the most money after college (an average about $130K per year). A Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (ME) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $65K.


Process Improvement commands a pay premium of 65 percent for SUNY Maritime College grads. SUNY Maritime College grads are usually competent in Engineering Design, and just under one in three alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Project Management, Microsoft Office, and People Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in four survey participants receive sick leave. Nearly all alumni save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Nearly all alums enjoy benefits like health insurance, while almost all alumni receive dental plans, too. Graduates of SUNY Maritime College are also recipients of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Alumni of California Maritime Academy pick up average paychecks of $81K, which is closest to the amount made by SUNY Maritime College grads among similar schools. The United States Merchant Marine Academy, the United States Coast Guard Academy, and Massachusetts Maritime Academy are also similar to SUNY Maritime College.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for SUNY - Maritime College


10 %
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$60,569 - $130,119
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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