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Average Salary for Sam Houston State University (SHSU) Employees

Operating out of Huntsville, Texas, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) employs talent in positions ranging from Associate Professor to Professor. The median income for Sam Houston State University (SHSU) employees is $46K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Sam Houston State University (SHSU) employees is how long you've been working, though what you do at the company and geography play a role as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Sam Houston State University (SHSU) typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Sam Houston State University (SHSU)
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
$45,932 - $104,954  
[-]Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
Salary$45,602 - $101,876  
Total Pay$45,932 - $104,954  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (2)
$56,738 - $156,943  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (2)
Salary$54,044 - $157,759  
Total Pay$56,738 - $156,943  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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1806 Ave J
Huntsville, Texas 77340


Sam Houston State University

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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $45K per year on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $30K annually on average. The largest fraction of Sam Houston State University (SHSU) people (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $80K per year on average.


The highest paychecks go to Professors, who earn an average about $88K annually, closely trailed by Associate Professors ($59K) per year.

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) have a Doctorate (PhD), earning approximately $70K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Technical Writing among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $78K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) is Customer Service, with over a third considering it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Office Administration, Microsoft Excel, and Accounting.


Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

30 percent have paid vacation, and only about half of respondents can take paid time off for illness. The vast majority of employees have health insurance, and benefits for the larger part of respondents also include dental insurance. Sam Houston State University (SHSU) folks also make good use of gym membership, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Sam Houston State University (SHSU)


79 %
21 %
$26,471 - $60,565
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
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