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) pays its employees $45K annually on average. Though how long you've been working and geography do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Sam Houston State University (SHSU). This report 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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Earning $88K per year on average, Professors receive the most money, followed by Associate Professors (approximately $59K annually).

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $30K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $30K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Sam Houston State University (SHSU) employees (43 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $50K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Sam Houston State University (SHSU) provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctorate (PhD) — these employees rake in about $70K annually.


When it comes to skills, Accounting seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $43K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) is Customer Service, with just over two-fifths considering it a key competency. Microsoft Excel, Office Administration, and Counseling round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) gives paid vacation to one in four workers and paid sick leave to 42 percent. Almost all survey participants report having health insurance, and a majority of workers report having dental coverage. Perks also include 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)


73 %
27 %
$26,471 - $59,000
$28,236 - $66,251
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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