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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. Sam Houston State University (SHSU) employees bring home $49K per year on average. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for Sam Houston State University (SHSU) workers, followed by your job title and your city. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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

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1806 Ave J
Huntsville, Texas 77340


Sam Houston State University

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $30K annually. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $45K per year on average. The largest slice of the Sam Houston State University (SHSU) workforce (38 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, about $61K annually.


Professors are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing $88K per year; Associate Professors are next on the list, bringing in close to $59K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Employees who have a Doctorate (PhD) make the most here, hauling in $70K per year.


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 annually. A garden variety skill at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) is Customer Service; more than a third of Sam Houston State University (SHSU)'s people use it regularly. Microsoft Excel, Office Administration, and Microsoft Word are also desirable skills.


At Sam Houston State University (SHSU), there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A quarter of workers receive paid vacation, and only 45 percent get sick leave. Nearly all workers receive health insurance, and a strong majority of employees get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as gym membership, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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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