Average Salary for Central Texas College Alumni

Central Texas College is a university based in Killeen, Texas. 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

National Salary Data (?
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
2 salaries
Network Administrator, IT
2 salaries
Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist
2 salaries
Database Administrator (DBA)
2 salaries
Senior Database Administrator (DBA)
2 salaries
Police Officer
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97

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About This School

6200 West Central Texas Expressway
Killeen, TX 76549-4199

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Central Texas College alumni can most commonly be found in the military or armed forces industry, clinical care, and the home health care industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The majority of alumni accept jobs in IT services. Graduates of Central Texas College earn approximately $48K on average.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only around $47K on average compared to $58K for male graduates.


Senior Database Administrators win the contest for best-paid Central Texas College alumni, making about $86K on average every year, though Security Managers ($65K), and Quality Assurance Specialists ($64K) are not far behind. Sliding in near the bottom are IT Network Administrators, who report earnings of $32K.


Many Central Texas College students are Austin, Texas-bound following college. In addition, former Central Texas College students often head to Columbus, Ga. after graduating, where the median salary comes to approximately $61K in this top-paying city. Central Texas College alumni often stay in Killeen following graduation despite having one of the lowest median salary among popular cities ($37K). In addition, Central Texas College grads flock to neighboring Temple, Texas as well as Fort Hood, Texas.

Degree Major

An Associate's Degree, Business Management earns Central Texas College students the most money after college (an average $105K per year). An Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Computer Information Systems (CIS) is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of around $38K.


Customer Service is a popular skill among Central Texas College alumni, with approximately one in ten grads reporting using it on the job. Central Texas College grads with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) abilities can expect to make more than double their former classmates ($100K). Cisco Networking, Operations Management, and People Management are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Slightly less than half of the respondents are allowed to take paid time off for vacation, but only about one-third of alumni get paid sick leave. A fair number of alumni enjoy benefits like health insurance, while more than half of alumni receive dental plans, too. A fair number of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Central Texas College alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym / health club / fitness membership, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Community College of the Air Force grads (who make an average of about $56K) earn salaries most similar to Central Texas College alumni. Other schools similar to Central Texas College include the New Mexico Military Institute, Georgia Military College-Milledgeville Campus, and Carolinas College of Health Sciences.

Key Stats for Central Texas College


31 %
69 %
$24,432 - $57,456
$32,369 - $73,196
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 48 votes.
$37,134 - $88,437
$27,514 - $63,077
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Community College of the Air Force
Georgia Military College-Milledgeville Campus
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