Baylor University Alumni Average Salary

Baylor University is a Baptist university based in Waco, Texas that is home to around 13,000 undergraduates. Students here support their sports teams in droves (Go Bears!), and the urban campus allows them to explore the city's many neighborhoods and cultural events. Replies from former Baylor students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Baylor University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Marketing Manager
23 salaries
Attorney / Lawyer
16 salaries
Financial Analyst
13 salaries
Software Engineer
11 salaries
Marketing Coordinator
11 salaries
Director of Operations
10 salaries
Operations Manager
9 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 999

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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 can most commonly be found in the financial services industry, the software development industry, and software as a service (SAAS) development, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The majority of Baylor alumni wind up in the accounting, auditing and tax services industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of Baylor is $63K.


The most generous salaries among Baylor alumni are reportedly earned by Software Engineers whose earnings come to around $66K on average.


The most popular destination for former Baylor students is San Antonio, Texas. With a median salary of $85K, Houston, Texas represents the highest-paid city popular among Baylor grads. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Baylor alumni is Dallas, Texas, which offers a median salary of $53K. In addition, Baylor grads flock to neighboring Austin, Texas as well as Waco, Texas.

Degree Major

Former Bears who fare the best in terms of salary hold a medical degree and earn a median salary of approximately $141K per year. A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of about $51K.


Former Bears with People Management abilities can expect to make 31 percent more than their former classmates ($83K). Project Management is a popular skill among Baylor alumni, with just under a fifth of workers reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-fourth of alumni get paid sick time. Health coverage is awarded to a large number of graduates, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of former students as well. A large number of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Baylor University grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Nova Southeastern University graduates, who earn about $65K on average, make a similar amount to Baylor grads. Other schools similar to Baylor include Wake Forest University, the University of Dayton, and the Illinois Institute of Technology.

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Key Stats for Baylor University


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58 %
$44,674 - $88,989
$40,902 - $86,897

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
$60,500 - $97,219
$44,219 - $80,261
$43,714 - $91,500
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