United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Alumni Average Salary

The United States Merchant Marine Academy is a university based in Kings Point, N.Y. that is home to around 1,000 undergraduates. This summary is derived from information given by United States Merchant Marine Academy grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Marine Engineer
4 salaries
$83,353  
   
Senior Mechanical Engineer
3 salaries
$105,000  
General / Operations Manager
3 salaries
$128,332  
Mechanical Engineer
3 salaries
$77,977  
Project Manager, Engineering
2 salaries
$102,500  
Ship Captain
2 salaries
$116,923  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Dec 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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About This School

300 Steamboat Rd
Kings Point, NY 11024-1699

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, United States Merchant Marine Academy, US Merchant Marine Academy

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State School, Engineering

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Industry

Following graduation, United States Merchant Marine Academy students earn an average of $142K.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for United States Merchant Marine Academy grads with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) (average earnings climb to approximately $144K per year). A Bachelor's Degree is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $129K.

Skills

A majority of United States Merchant Marine Academy grads wind up using Project Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Knowledge of Project Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 9 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($129K).

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just two-fifths of alumni get paid sick time. A fair number of respondents participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. It is no small feat that a fair number of grads are given health coverage, and nearly all former students accept dental insurance. Graduates of United States Merchant Marine Academy are also recipients of tuition reimbursement and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Though United States Merchant Marine Academy grads make more money on average than grads at related schools, they bring in salaries closest to Massachusetts Maritime Academy alumni (who earn $120K on average). SUNY Maritime College, the United States Coast Guard Academy, and Maine Maritime Academy are also similar to United States Merchant Marine Academy.

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Key Stats for United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA)

1-4 years
20%
10-19 years
60%
20 years or more
20%

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