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 report is based on the answers of United States Merchant Marine Academy graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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20 Year Net ROI 

$1,056,000

Annual ROI 

19.1%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$33,100

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United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
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10-19 years
3 salaries
$130,600  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Sep 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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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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Industry

The average starting salary for a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy is $142K.

Degree Major

United States Merchant Marine Academy grads who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $144K per year. Those holding a Bachelor's Degree are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $129K on average per year.

Skills

Project Management is a popular skill among United States Merchant Marine Academy alumni, with the larger part of workers reporting using it on the job. United States Merchant Marine Academy grads with Project Management abilities can expect to make 9 percent more than their former classmates (about $129K).

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just two-fifths of alumni for sick time. A strong majority of grads receive health insurance, and nearly all graduates get dental coverage. A fair number of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Other benefits awarded to United States Merchant Marine Academy alumni include 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 around $120K on average). Other schools similar to United States Merchant Marine Academy include SUNY Maritime College, the United States Coast Guard Academy, and Maine Maritime Academy.

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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