Average Salary for Austin College Alumni

Nestled away in Sherman, Texas, Austin College, a Presbyterian Church (USA) school, has a student population of roughly 1,000. The liberal arts and sciences play a large role at the school, and many students enjoy this type of curriculum. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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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 education industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Austin College graduates see an average starting salary of $57K.


In addition, former Austin College students often head to Austin, Texas after graduating, where the median salary comes to $54K in this top-paying city. Dallas, Texas is a popular spot for former Austin College students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at about $52K.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of around $67K per year, Austin College grads who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are the best paid among the alumni population. Those holding a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $45K on average per year.


Austin College alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Excel, with close to one-fourth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Austin College grads with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) abilities can expect to make 35 percent more than their former classmates (approximately $77K). Proficiency in Financial Analysis, Data Analysis, and Accounting command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly half of the graduates do get paid time off for vacation, but only about one in three grads get paid sick time. A large number of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Most alums enjoy benefits like health insurance, while most alumni receive dental plans, too. Other benefits that Austin College alumni receive are life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Millsaps College graduates, who earn $57K on average, make a similar amount to Austin College grads. Hendrix College, Tougaloo College, and Lyon College are also similar to Austin 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


57 %
43 %
$30,410 - $75,000
$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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