Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017

Top State Universities by Salary Potential

Payscale put together this list of the state universities whose graduates have the greatest potential to earn high salaries. Here are the top 10:


  1. State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College
    Starting: $65,200
    Mid-career: $134,000

  2. United States Naval Academy (USNA) at Annapolis
    Starting: $78,200
    Mid-career: $126,000

  3. United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point
    Starting: $78,500
    Mid-career: $120,000

  4. United States Air Force Academy (USAFA)
    Starting: $71,900
    Mid-career: $116,000

  5. University of California at Berkeley
    Starting: $59,500
    Mid-career: $114,000

  6. Georgia Institute of Technology
    Starting: $62,500
    Mid-career: $112,000

  7. Virginia Military Institute
    Starting: $54,900
    Mid-career: $110,000

  8. Colorado School of Mines
    Starting: $65,500
    Mid-career: $109,000

  9. Massachusetts Maritime Academy
    Starting: $55,600
    Mid-career: $108,000

  10. University of California at San Diego
    Starting: $52,400
    Mid-career: $103,000

Source: Payscale.

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