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Average Salary for Central Texas College Alumni

Central Texas College is a university located in Killeen. The data for this snapshot was collected from Central Texas College graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Central Texas College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Network Administrator
3 salaries
Security Manager
3 salaries
Police Officer
2 salaries
Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist
2 salaries
Logistics Manager
2 salaries
Network Administrator, IT
2 salaries
Senior Database Administrator (DBA)
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105

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About This School

6200 West Central Texas Expressway
Killeen, TX 76549-4199

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Professionally, IT services, the home health care industry, and clinical care are popular business areas among Central Texas College alumni. The most popular career sector among alumni is the military or armed forces industry. Those with an education from Central Texas College earn an average of $47K.


There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in $56K after graduating from Central Texas College, the average woman earns only around $44K.


Central Texas College grads who become Database Administrators are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, usually making $93K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Security Managers and Quality Assurance Specialists; their salaries approach approximately $65K and about $64K, respectively. Human Resources Generalists wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning $40K.


When it comes to compensation, Killeen brings up the rear (median pay is about $43K); however, less than ten percent of Central Texas College alumni still choose not to leave this city. For those seeking more money, Fayetteville is a popular destination for former Central Texas College students; median pay is $66K. Other common destinations for Central Texas College grads include close-by Temple and Dallas.


Central Texas College graduates often go on to find work at U.S. Army; the company offers a median salary of $50K and, with a little less than one-fifth of alums on site, is one of the most popular employers for this group.

Degree Major

Central Texas College grads who hold an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Computer Science (CS) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning approximately $84K per year. An Associate's Degree, Early Childhood Education commands less pay, and these degree-holders face salaries of around $23K.


Many former Central Texas College students are familiar with Customer Service, and around a tenth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Project Management commands a pay premium of 40 percent for Central Texas College grads. Experience with Operations Management, Microsoft Office, and People Management is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about half of the alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in three grads get sick time. Most alums opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. A fair portion of alums receive health insurance, and a majority of respondents get dental coverage. Other benefits awarded to Central Texas College alumni include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and gym / health club / fitness membership.

Related Schools

Schools similar to Central Texas College include New Mexico Military Institute, Community College of the Air Force, and Georgia Military College-Milledgeville Campus.

Key Stats for Central Texas College


31 %
69 %
$23,413 - $56,042
$32,884 - $72,519
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.
$26,000 - $56,200
$30,250 - $70,500
$31,300 - $58,638
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