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 salary at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) is $48K annually. Though your job title and geography are influential salary factors for those at Sam Houston State University (SHSU), how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. 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

Survey participants who have worked at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) for between five and 10 years earn $45K per year on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $30K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (43 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $50K per year on average.


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

Certifications and Degrees

Those with a Doctorate (PhD) at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) come out on top, and their salaries approach $70K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Technical Writing; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $78K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) is Customer Service; around two in five of employees use it for work. Other skills in demand are Office Administration, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only a quarter of workers receiving paid vacation and 42 percent receiving paid sick days. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all employees and dental coverage for a solid majority of respondents. 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)


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$26,471 - $60,565
$28,236 - $66,251

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