Average Salary for United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point Alumni

The United States Military Academy is a university based in West Point, N.Y. that is home to around 5,000 undergraduates. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$70K$140K$210K
Management Consultant
5 salaries
$105,000  
   
Project Manager, Construction
4 salaries
$90,200  
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
4 salaries
$181,564  
Research & Development (R&D) Director
2 salaries
$158,899  
Project Manager, Engineering
2 salaries
$111,000  
Regional Sales Manager
2 salaries
$95,000  
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
2 salaries
$102,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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About This School

646 Swift Rd (ATTN: MASG)
West Point, NY 10996-1905

United States Military Academy, United States Military Academy (USMA) at Westpoint, West Point

admissions.usma.edu/

4,591

State School, Sober School, For Sports Fans

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39 %

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Industry

Graduates of the United States Military Academy head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the military or armed forces industry, software as a service (SAAS) development, and the manufacturing industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The majority of alumni accept jobs in IT services. Median pay for those who graduated from the United States Military Academy amounts to about $114K.

Gender

Graduates from this school who take the survey are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is 3 to 1.

Jobs

Among United States Military Academy graduates, the biggest earners are Chief Operating Officers, who haul in approximately $178K on average. Next on the list are VPs of Sales and Management Consultants, bringing in $120K and $105K, respectively. Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Account Executives; alumni in this role face average salaries of $56K.

Locations

Many United States Military Academy grads flock to Chicago, Ill. With a median salary of $120K, Seattle, Wash. represents the highest-paid city popular among United States Military Academy grads. On the other end, United States Military Academy grads flock to Washington, DC, which actually offers the weakest median salary of around $99K. San Francisco, Calif. is also a top pick, as is Los Angeles, Calif.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from United States Military Academy can rake in a whopping average $150K per year, more than any other degree from this school. A Bachelor of Science in Psychology offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($56K).

Skills

About a third of grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Competency in Strategic Planning translates into above-average pay for United States Military Academy grads — they earn 56 percent more than their fellow graduates. Other top skills include Leadership, Budget Management, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in four survey participants get paid sick time. It is no small feat that a large number of respondents are given health coverage, and a large number of alums accept dental insurance. Most grads save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Additional benefits handed to United States Military Academy alumni include a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alumni of United States Naval Academy pick up average paychecks of about $108K, which is closest to the amount made by United States Military Academy grads among similar schools. The United States Air Force Academy, SUNY at Purchase College, and Charter Oak State College are also similar to United States Military Academy.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1730 2050
ACT Scores 27 30

Key Stats for United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %
Salary
$113,500
Salary
$65,253 - $131,283

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
$85,989 - $131,607
$98,264 - $127,171

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