Austin College Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Sherman, Texas, Austin College, a Presbyterian Church (USA) school, has a student population of roughly 1,000. Known for its liberal arts and sciences education, undergraduates often take classes in this field. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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College Salary Report

259th

Early Career Salary 

$41,700

Mid-Career Salary 

$86,200

% High Meaning 

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Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Austin College Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Communications Director
2 salaries
$48,000  
   
Training Instructor
2 salaries
$71,986  
Senior Software Engineer
2 salaries
$102,000  
Inside Sales Representative
2 salaries
$47,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Jun 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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About This School

900 N Grand Ave
Sherman, TX 75090-4400

1,207

Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

72 %

16 %

86 %

30 %


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Industry

The education industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Starting salaries of $56K are the median among Austin College grads.

Locations

Another city that attracts a wealth of Austin College grads is Dallas, Texas; given its high compensation (about $75K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Though Austin, Texas takes the cake for lowest pay among Austin College grads (the median salary is approximately $54K there), it remains a common destination for former students.

Degree Major

Austin College students with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) can expect to make the most money ($67K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Graduates holding a Bachelor's Degree fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $55K.

Skills

Many former Austin College students are familiar with Microsoft Excel, and more than a third of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Data Analysis commands a pay premium of 29 percent for Austin College grads. In addition, those who are savvy in Marketing Communications, Organizing, and Data Analysis are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a large number of alums are rewarded with health insurance and nearly all alums report dental coverage, too. A large number of grads set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Austin College graduates also take advantage of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, free drinks, relocation expenses, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Birmingham Southern College grads bring in salaries of around $60K, making them the most similar to Austin College alumni in terms of earnings. Hendrix College, Tougaloo College, and Millsaps College are also similar to Austin College.

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Key Stats for Austin College

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Salary
$41,500 - $72,870
Salary
$47,166 - $86,476
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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