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

The United States Military Academy, a school in West Point, N.Y., has roughly 5,000 undergrads. This summary is derived from information given by United States Military Academy grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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College Salary Report

6th

Early Career Salary 

$76,000

Mid-Career Salary 

$126,000

% High Meaning 

72 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$70K$140K$210K
Army Officer
17 salaries
$74,229  
   
Operations Manager
7 salaries
$84,400  
Director of Operations
7 salaries
$130,000  
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
6 salaries
$83,988  
Mechanical Engineer
5 salaries
$76,000  
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
4 salaries
$200,000  
Project Engineer
4 salaries
$80,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 330

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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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Industry

Among United States Military Academy grads, the military or armed forces industry is a commonly chosen career field. It is typical for United States Military Academy grads — a group that usually scores high on the SATs — to earn above-average incomes as well. Starting salaries of $90K are the median among United States Military Academy grads.

Jobs

United States Military Academy grads who become Operations Managers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average about $90K annually.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) from United States Military Academy can rake in a whopping average approximately $93K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Those with a Bachelor's Degree face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $86K per year.

Skills

Lean Manufacturing commands a pay premium of 8 percent for United States Military Academy grads. United States Military Academy alumni are often well versed in Operations Management, with the larger part of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Also considered top-notch skills are Team Leadership, Project Management, and Leadership.

Benefits and Perks

Most alumni enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a large number of alums receive dental plans, too. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, most former students contribute to a 401(k). Other benefits awarded to United States Military Academy alumni include a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, stock purchase plan, and gym / health club / fitness membership.

Related Schools

United States Coast Guard Academy graduates, who earn $85K on average, make a similar amount to United States Military Academy grads. The United States Naval Academy, the United States Air Force Academy, and SUNY at Purchase College are also similar to United States Military Academy.

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %
Salary
Data Not Available
Salary
$54,975 - $122,008

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
28%
$67,700

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