Average Salary for Sam Houston State University (SHSU) Employees

The average Sam Houston State University (SHSU) employee earns $48K annually. How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at Sam Houston State University (SHSU), but where you live affects income (to a lesser degree) as well. 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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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $35K per year. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $30K annually. The largest fraction of Sam Houston State University (SHSU) people (46 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $49K per year on average.


Associate Professors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $54K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Sam Houston State University (SHSU) provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctorate (PhD) — these employees rake in around $72K per year.


Employees who count Technical Writing among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $78K annually. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; about two in five of employees surveyed report using it at work. Microsoft Excel, Counseling, and Microsoft Word were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) can sometimes lack paid time off; one in five employees get paid vacation days, and 30 percent receive paid sick leave. Perks cover health insurance for most employees and dental coverage for a majority of workers. The company also dishes out perks such as gym membership, tuition reimbursement, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Sam Houston State University (SHSU)


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25 %
$26,117 - $57,975
$28,000 - $64,000
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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