Average Salary for Abilene Christian University Alumni

Nestled away in Abilene, Texas, Abilene Christian University, a Churches of Christ school, has a student population of roughly 4,000. The figures in this rundown were provided by Abilene Christian University alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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About This School

1600 Campus Court
Abilene, TX 79699



Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

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Abilene Christian University alumni find work in an assortment of industries including religious service, the software development industry, and the home health care industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the software services industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of Abilene Christian University is $58K.


The Abilene Christian University alumni who make the most are Chief Financial Officers; they report a median pay of approximately $149K. Operations Managers and Marketing Directors draw in a fair amount as well — about $71K and $53K, respectively. On the lower end, Administrative Assistants report making $30K.


Many Abilene Christian University grads flock to Dallas, Texas. In addition, former Abilene Christian University students often head to Fort Worth, Texas after graduating, where the median salary comes to around $71K in this top-paying city. Relative to other popular cities, Abilene ranks low on the pay scale (average pay is $46K); however, Abilene Christian University grads enjoy the area so much that they often choose to reside here after graduation despite the drawback in salary. Other popular cities for Abilene Christian University alumni include nearby Austin, Texas and Addison, Texas.

Degree Major

Abilene Christian University grads who hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Accounting can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $94K per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Master of Music Education (MMEd / MMusEd) — their annual income amounts to $22K on average.


Microsoft Office is a common skill among Abilene Christian University alumni — about one in eight grads mention using it at work. Abilene Christian University grads with Financial Analysis experience garner salaries that are 32 percent more than other grads' salaries. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Event Planning rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for just under half of the survey participants, but only one-third of alumni are rewarded with paid sick leave. A strong majority of respondents opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Dental insurance applies to more than half of grads, and a fair number of former students report health coverage. Abilene Christian University graduates also take advantage of a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Loyola University grads bring in salaries of around $58K, making them the most similar to Abilene Christian University alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to Abilene Christian University include Dallas Baptist University, Wayland Baptist University, and the University of the Incarnate Word.

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SAT Scores 1410 1740
ACT Scores 21 27

Key Stats for Abilene Christian University


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$29,590 - $69,433
$39,149 - $86,022

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
$42,574 - $82,424
$39,305 - $55,000
$56,993 - $76,404
$51,588 - $55,082
$55,600 - $157,500

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