United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Alumni Average Salary

The United States Merchant Marine Academy, a school in Kings Point, N.Y., has roughly 1,000 undergrads. The figures in this rundown were provided by United States Merchant Marine Academy alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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College Salary Report

7th

Early Career Salary 

$77,900

Mid-Career Salary 

$128,000

% High Meaning 

71 %

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United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Marine Engineer
3 salaries
$87,000  
   
Captain, Mate, or Pilot of Water Vessels
3 salaries
$110,000  
General / Operations Manager
3 salaries
$128,332  
Mechanical Engineer
3 salaries
$77,977  
Senior Mechanical Engineer
3 salaries
$105,000  
Engineering Director
2 salaries
$140,000  
Project Manager, Engineering
2 salaries
$102,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Jul 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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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

The majority of alumni accept jobs in the cruise line industry. Those with a degree from the United States Merchant Marine Academy make an average of $105K.

Locations

Seattle, Wash. is a hub for United States Merchant Marine Academy graduates — a large number call this city home.

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 $131K per year. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor of Science in Nautical Science tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average $84K per year.

Skills

Many former United States Merchant Marine Academy students are familiar with Project Management, and more than two-fifths of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. For United States Merchant Marine Academy grads, proficiency in Program Management warrants a paycheck that is 25 percent more than other alumni salaries. Also considered top-notch skills are Program Management, People Management, and Leadership.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one in three grads enjoy paid vacation and one-third of alumni receive sick leave. A large number of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Most survey participants receive health insurance, and the larger part of grads get dental coverage. Other benefits awarded to United States Merchant Marine Academy alumni include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

United States Military Academy grads report the most similar salaries to United States Merchant Marine Academy alums, earning around $104K on average. SUNY Maritime College, the United States Coast Guard Academy, and Massachusetts 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
14%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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