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 11-to-1, and men also report larger salaries after graduation than women do. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

SUNY - Maritime College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Mechanical Engineer
3 salaries
HVAC Engineer
3 salaries
Operations Analyst
2 salaries
Marine Engineer
2 salaries
Engineering Group Manager
2 salaries
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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 water transportation or shipping industry, the science and engineering services industry, and the engineering services industry are just a few of the areas in which SUNY Maritime College grads find work. A large chunk of former SUNY Maritime College students are employed in the shipping, transportation, warehousing, or logistics industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Reminiscent of their reportedly high performance on the SAT, SUNY Maritime College alumni often collect high salaries as well. Those with a degree from SUNY Maritime College make an average of about $85K.


Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $96K per year, but the second group takes home only approximately $40K. With a 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of this school's graduates who completed the questionnaire.


SUNY Maritime College grads who become Engineering Group Managers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $114K annually. However, Operations Analysts and HVAC Engineers also rank as top-earners (bringing in $71K and around $65K, respectively). Mechanical Engineers face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $62K.


Saratoga Springs, N.Y. is a hot spot for SUNY Maritime College alum. The top-paying city popular with SUNY Maritime College alumni is Washington, DC, which offers a median salary of $130K. On the other hand, SUNY Maritime College alumni who end up in New York, N.Y. receive the lowest median salary of approximately $66K. Graduates also relocate to Baltimore, Md. and Houston, Texas.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (EE) earns SUNY Maritime College students the most money after college (an average $130K per year). Those holding a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (ME) are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in about $64K on average per year.


SUNY Maritime College grads with Process Improvement abilities can expect to make 65 percent more than their former classmates ($140K). Engineering Design is a common skill among SUNY Maritime College alumni — approximately one-fourth of grads mention using it at work. Competency in Project Management, Operations Management, and People Management also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; nearly all graduates are rewarded with health insurance and a large number of grads report dental coverage, too. Other benefits that SUNY Maritime College alumni receive are life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Maine Maritime Academy grads bring in salaries of around around $78K, making them the most similar to SUNY Maritime College alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to SUNY Maritime College include the United States Merchant Marine Academy, the United States Coast Guard Academy, and Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

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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$60,460 - $130,946
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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