SUNY - Maritime College Alumni Average Salary

SUNY Maritime College is a university based in Throggs Neck, N.Y. that is home to around 2,000 undergraduates. A considerably greater proportion of men make up the survey population with a male-to-female ratio of 14-to-1. Based on student and alumni reporting, men also tend to make more than their male counterparts after graduating. The data in this summary come from SUNY Maritime College alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Mechanical Engineer
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Operations Analyst
2 salaries
HVAC Engineer
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Nov 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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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The science and engineering services industry, the shipping, transportation, warehousing, or logistics industry, and the engineering services industry are just a few of the areas in which SUNY Maritime College grads find work. The construction industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Median pay for those who graduated from SUNY Maritime College amounts to $73K.


There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is approximately $94K, but the median for the latter is only $50K. Graduates who took the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.


The SUNY Maritime College alumni who make the most are Engineering Group Managers; they report a median pay of $114K. Operations Analysts and HVAC Engineers draw in a fair amount as well — about $71K and around $65K, respectively. Mechanical Engineers pick up $62K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.


Saratoga Springs, N.Y. is filled with SUNY Maritime College grads. In addition, former SUNY Maritime College students often head to Houston, Texas after graduating, where the median salary comes to $119K in this top-paying city. Home to the lowest median salary for SUNY Maritime College alumni is New York, N.Y., a popular place for former students despite its about $66K average paycheck.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (EE) leads to the highest pay for SUNY Maritime College grads (approximately $130K on average per year). A Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (ME) offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($64K).


Project Management is a popular skill among SUNY Maritime College alumni, with just under a third of grads reporting using it on the job. SUNY Maritime College grads who have experience with Leadership can expect to make double other alumni (around $145K on average). Demonstrated ability in Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and AutoCAD rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Roughly half of the graduates report receiving paid vacation days, but just one-third of alumni are paid for sick leave. It is no small feat that the vast majority of graduates are given health coverage, and nearly all grads accept dental insurance. Almost all alums set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Other benefits awarded to SUNY Maritime College alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Massachusetts Maritime Academy grads report the most similar salaries to SUNY Maritime College alums, earning $66K on average. Other schools similar to SUNY Maritime College include the United States Merchant Marine Academy, the United States Coast Guard Academy, and Maine Maritime Academy.

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Test Scores

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

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

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