Average Salary for Sam Houston State University (SHSU) Employees

Compensation for Sam Houston State University (SHSU) employees is around $41K annually on average. Though how long you've been working does impact pay, geography is the primary influence on employee salary at Sam Houston State University (SHSU). 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

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $54K per year. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $37K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (50 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $49K per year on average.


Student Services Coordinators represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $33K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) have a Master of Arts (MA), earning $57K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Auditing; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $55K annually. Folks here also tend to know Recruiting; on the survey, close to one-sixth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Customer Service, Project Management, and Counseling.

Benefits and Perks

Sam Houston State University (SHSU) helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. A large number of survey participants receive health insurance, and a majority of employees get dental coverage. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Sam Houston State University (SHSU)


57 %
43 %
$27,247 - $64,000
$28,781 - $66,819

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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