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

The United States Military Academy, a school in West Point, N.Y., has roughly 5,000 undergrads. The data for this snapshot was collected from United States Military Academy graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Management Consultant
6 salaries
$105,000  
   
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
5 salaries
$178,303  
Project Manager, Construction
4 salaries
$90,200  
Production Supervisor
3 salaries
$70,000  
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
3 salaries
$103,000  
Vice President (VP), Sales
3 salaries
$120,000  
Project Engineer
2 salaries
$93,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148
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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 consulting industry, the telecommunications industry, and the manufacturing industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. Among United States Military Academy grads, IT services is a commonly chosen career field. Graduates of the United States Military Academy earn approximately $111K on average.

Gender

Graduates from this school who take the survey are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is 3 to 1. There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in $103K after graduating from United States Military Academy, the average woman earns only around $80K.

Jobs

Former United States Military Academy students with an interest in making money consider becoming Chief Operating Officers, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to $178K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include VPs of Sales ($120K) and Management Consultants (about $105K). Production Supervisors pick up $70K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.

Locations

Chicago, Ill. is filled with United States Military Academy grads. In addition, former United States Military Academy students often head to Seattle, Wash. after graduating, where the median salary comes to $120K in this top-paying city. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by United States Military Academy alumni is Washington, DC, where earnings average approximately $99K. Atlanta, Ga. and San Francisco, Calif. are also desirable cities.

Degree Major

United States Military Academy grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering and earn a median salary of around $150K per year. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average $56K per year.

Skills

Project Management is a common skill among United States Military Academy alumni — around one in three grads mention using it at work. United States Military Academy grads with Strategic Planning experience garner salaries that are 60 percent more than other grads' salaries. Demonstrated ability in Leadership, Operations Management, and Budget Management rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in four survey participants get paid sick time. A large number of graduates have medical plans, and a large number of alumni have dental insurance. A large number of grads set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). 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

United States Naval Academy graduates, who earn about $108K on average, make a similar amount to United States Military Academy grads. 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
$63,956 - $253,500
Salary
$64,956 - $129,078
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
$56,906 - $97,448
$130,000
$85,989 - $131,607
$98,264 - $127,171
$78,617 - $113,945
$80,000 - $155,000

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