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

Around 5,000 people attend the United States Military Academy, a institution based in West Point, N.Y. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Read More

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$60K$120K$180K
Army Officer
14 salaries
$72,386  
   
Operations Manager
9 salaries
$87,584  
Director of Operations
7 salaries
$130,000  
Program Project Manager
6 salaries
$105,308  
Vice President (VP), Operations
5 salaries
$159,757  
General / Operations Manager
4 salaries
$72,000  
Intelligence Analyst
4 salaries
$76,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Dec 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 314
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

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

84 %

39 %

7 %


Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY; IPEDS (As of January, 2015)

Industry

The most popular field is the military or armed forces industry. Students of United States Military Academy go on to make comfortable salaries after graduation, a trend consistent with the high graduation rates and above-average SAT scores reported by this group. Starting salaries of $91K are the median among United States Military Academy grads.

Jobs

Among United States Military Academy graduates, the biggest earners are Operations Managers, who haul in about $90K on average.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) earns United States Military Academy students the most money after college (an average $93K per year). Those holding a Bachelor's Degree are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in approximately $86K on average per year.

Skills

A majority of United States Military Academy grads wind up using Operations Management at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Competency in Lean Manufacturing translates into above-average pay for United States Military Academy grads — they earn 7 percent more than their fellow graduates. Competency in Leadership, Project Management, and Team Leadership also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

A fair number of graduates do get paid time off for vacation, but only about one-third of alumni get paid sick time. A large number of alumni have medical plans, and a large number of respondents have dental insurance. To plan for old age, a large number of graduates maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. United States Military Academy alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and gym / health club / fitness membership.

Related Schools

United States Coast Guard Academy grads report the most similar salaries to United States Military Academy alums, earning around $85K on average. Other schools similar to United States Military Academy include the United States Naval Academy, the United States Air Force Academy, and SUNY at Purchase College.

United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %
Salary
Data Not Available
Salary
$55,493 - $120,873
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
$67,700
$101,000

More Charts for United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point

Most Popular Job for United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point Alumni


Most Popular Years Experience for United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point Alumni


Most Popular Employer Name for United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point Alumni


Most Popular City for United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point Alumni


Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon

ADVERTISEMENT

Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.