Average Salary for Central Texas College Alumni

Killeen, Texas is home to Central Texas College, a university. The survey respondent pool is largely skewed toward men with a male-to-female ratio of 5-to-1, and men also report larger salaries after graduation than women do. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Central Texas College grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Central Texas College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Network Administrator
3 salaries
Database Administrator (DBA)
2 salaries
Logistics Manager
2 salaries
Security Manager
2 salaries
Network Engineer
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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About This School

6200 West Central Texas Expressway
Killeen, TX 76549-4199

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Graduates of Central Texas College head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; IT services, the national defense industry, and the industrial machinery and equipment repair and maintenance industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the military or armed forces industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of Central Texas College is $49K.


Graduates from this school who take the survey are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is 3 to 1. It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of approximately $50K whereas the men's median is about $60K.


The most generous salaries among Central Texas College alumni are reportedly earned by Database Administrators, whose median earnings come to $93K, followed by Senior Database Administrators ($86K) and Network Engineers ($69K). On the lower end, IT Network Administrators report making around $32K.


Many Central Texas College grads end up living in Austin, Texas, deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. It is no surprise that Columbus, Ga., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is about $61K), is another of the most popular spots for former Central Texas College students. Many Central Texas College grads can't resist staying in Killeen after graduating despite the median salary there ranking lowest among popular cities ($31K). Nearby Temple, Texas and Tampa, Fla. also rank high on the list of cities for Central Texas College grads.

Degree Major

An Associate's Degree, Business Management earns Central Texas College students the most money after college (an average $113K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Computer Information Systems (CIS) (around $38K on average annually).


Less than ten percent of Central Texas College grads wind up using Cisco Networking at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. For Central Texas College grads, proficiency in People Management warrants a paycheck that is 40 percent more than other alumni salaries. Proficiency in Customer Service, Operations Management, and Microsoft Office command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one in three grads for sick time. For this school, a fair number of former students are the recipients of health benefits, and the larger part of graduates pick up dental plans, too. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a strong majority of survey participants contribute to a 401(k). Central Texas College grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym / health club / fitness membership, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Community College of the Air Force grads bring in salaries of around $57K, making them the most similar to Central Texas College alumni in terms of earnings. The New Mexico Military Institute, Georgia Military College-Milledgeville Campus, and Carolinas College of Health Sciences are also similar to Central Texas College.

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Key Stats for Central Texas College


30 %
70 %
$26,656 - $59,892
$33,329 - $74,331

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
$26,000 - $52,471
$40,750 - $70,500

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