Austin College Alumni Average Salary

Austin College is a Presbyterian Church (USA) university based in Sherman, Texas that is home to around 1,000 undergraduates. The school prioritizes education in the liberal arts and sciences for undergraduate students. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Austin College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
1-4 years
7 salaries
10-19 years
3 salaries
20 years or more
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Oct 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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About This School

900 N Grand Ave
Sherman, TX 75090-4400


Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

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The majority of Austin College alumni wind up in the education industry. Austin College graduates see an average starting salary of $56K.


Austin College alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Austin, Texas, which offers a median salary of $54K. On the other hand, Austin College alumni who end up in Dallas, Texas receive the lowest median salary of $52K.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) will compensate Austin College grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in around $67K on average per year. Those holding a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in approximately $45K on average per year.


Customer Relationship Management (CRM) commands a pay premium of 36 percent for Austin College grads. Proficiency in Financial Analysis is common among Austin College alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, just under a third of former students report doing so. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Accounting rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

As for time away from work, a little less than half of the respondents are compensated for vacation days, but only one-fourth of alumni can take paid time off due to illness. Dental insurance applies to most alumni, and most graduates report health coverage. Most grads take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Other benefits that Austin College alumni receive are life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Millsaps College grads report the most similar salaries to Austin College alums, earning $56K on average. Other schools similar to Austin College include Hendrix College, Tougaloo College, and Lyon College.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1620 1960
ACT Scores 23 27

Key Stats for Austin College


55 %
45 %
$30,201 - $63,077
$48,980 - $112,500
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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

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