Average Salary for SUNY - Maritime College Alumni

SUNY Maritime College is a university based in Throggs Neck, N.Y. that is home to around 2,000 undergraduates. The survey pool is heavily weighted toward men, with a male-to-female ratio of 10-to-1. After graduation, women earn less than men do, a finding consistent with alumni reports. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Mechanical Engineer
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Operations Analyst
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Engineering Group Manager
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HVAC Engineer
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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 shipping, transportation, warehousing, or logistics industry, the construction industry, and the water transportation or shipping industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The science and engineering services industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. The average starting salary for a graduate of SUNY Maritime College is around $71K.


There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is $92K, but the median for the latter is only approximately $40K. Men might be more likely to graduate from this school than women, given the 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio of survey respondents.


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 ($71K) and HVAC Engineers (about $65K). On the lower end, Mechanical Engineers report making $62K.


Saratoga Springs, N.Y. is filled with SUNY Maritime College grads. Houston, Texas is another hot spot for SUNY Maritime College grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to $119K). SUNY Maritime College alumni in New York, N.Y. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $65K.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $130K per year, SUNY Maritime College grads who have a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (EE) are the best paid among the alumni population. Those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (ME) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average approximately $64K per year.


For SUNY Maritime College grads, proficiency in Leadership warrants a paycheck that is double other alumni salaries. SUNY Maritime College alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with one in four grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Experience with Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and AutoCAD is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

As for time away from work, close to half of the respondents are compensated for vacation days, but only one-fourth of alumni can take paid time off due to illness. The vast majority of former students allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Almost all graduates receive health insurance, and the vast majority of respondents get dental coverage. SUNY Maritime College alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and gym / health club / fitness membership.

Related Schools

Massachusetts Maritime Academy grads bring in salaries of around about $75K, 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 Maine Maritime Academy.

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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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