Average Salary for Sam Houston State University (SHSU) Employees

Compensation for Sam Houston State University (SHSU) employees is around $40K per year on average. The most important factor affecting pay for Sam Houston State University (SHSU) employees is where you live, though your experience level plays a role as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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1806 Ave J
Huntsville, Texas 77340


Sam Houston State University

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $37K annually. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $54K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (50 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $43K annually.


Student Services Coordinators rake in the most money, with average earnings of $33K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

It pays to have a Master of Arts (MA) at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) — these employees make the most at $57K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Video Editing; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $54K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) is Counseling; a little less than a fifth of employees use it for work. Other top skills include Project Management, Recruiting, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. For almost all employees, benefits include health insurance, and a majority of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Perks also include tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Sam Houston State University (SHSU)


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$32,355 - $51,000
$28,781 - $66,819

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
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20 years or more
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