Baylor University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Waco, Texas, Baylor University, a Baptist school, has a student population of roughly 13,000. Students thrive off the school's sports-centered energy and urban environment, which offers countless areas to explore and numerous ways to keep busy. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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Baylor University School Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Software Engineer
3 salaries
Marketing Coordinator
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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About This School

500 Speight Ave.
Waco, TX 76798


Private School, Research University, Religious, For Sports Fans

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Baylor alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the accounting, auditing and tax services industry, the software development industry, and the veterinary care industry. The most popular field is software as a service (SAAS) development. Following graduation, Baylor students earn an average of $58K.


The most lucrative professionals among Baylor alumni are Software Engineers; they earn a median annual salary of about $62K.


Many Baylor grads end up living in San Antonio, Texas, deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. With a median salary of approximately $89K, Houston, Texas represents the highest-paid city popular among Baylor grads. On the far end of the pay scale, Baylor alumni often reside in Dallas, Texas, which is home to the lowest pay at $53K. Close-by Austin, Texas and Nashville, Tenn. are also desirable cities among Baylor alumni.

Degree Major

Baylor students with a medical degree can expect to make the most money (around $141K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $51K.


Proficiency in Project Management is common among Baylor alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, nearly one in six former students report doing so. People Management commands a pay premium of 42 percent for former Bears. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and People Management rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in five survey participants get paid sick time. Most alums receive health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants get dental coverage. A large number of grads report contributing to a 401(k). Other benefits that Baylor University alumni receive are life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Clark University graduates, who earn $58K on average, make a similar amount to Baylor grads. Wake Forest University, Nova Southeastern University, and the University of Dayton are also similar to Baylor.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1650 1970
ACT Scores 24 29

Key Stats for Baylor University


42 %
58 %
$44,557 - $81,870
$39,665 - $84,294

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$46,799 - $98,016
$44,219 - $80,261
$44,281 - $84,441

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