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Average Salary for Austin College Alumni

Sherman is home to Austin College, a Presbyterian Church (USA) university. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Austin College Alumni

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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About This School

900 N Grand Ave
Sherman, TX 75090-4400


Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

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Graduates of Austin College go into IT services, the food service industry, and the banking industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The education industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. The average salary for a grad from Austin College is $56K.


Home to a large number of Austin College alums, Dallas is by far the most attractive city for these former students. Austin College alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Plano, which offers median salaries of $95K. Austin College alumni in Fort Worth can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $47K. Alumni express interest in Austin and Sherman as well.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Austin College alumni are those with a medical degree — they earn close to around $100K per year. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making about $41K per year.


Many former Austin College students are familiar with Microsoft Excel, and roughly one in four grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Competency in SQL translates into above-average pay for Austin College grads — they earn 79 percent more than their fellow graduates. Other top skills include Financial Analysis, Project Management, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about half of the alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-third of alumni get sick time. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a solid majority of former students are rewarded with health insurance and a majority of former students report dental coverage, too. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a solid majority of respondents contribute to a 401(k). Other benefits that Austin College alumni receive are a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Rhodes College grads (who make an average of $53K) earn salaries most similar to Austin College alumni. Other schools similar to Austin College include Hendrix College, Tougaloo College, and Millsaps College.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Austin College


51 %
49 %
$33,935 - $63,927
$32,549 - $96,907
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 14 votes.

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