Central Texas College Alumni Average Salary

Located in Killeen, Texas, Central Texas College is a university. The survey pool is heavily weighted toward men, with a male-to-female ratio of 5-to-1. After graduation, women earn less than men do, a finding consistent with alumni reports. This summary is derived from information given by Central Texas College grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Central Texas College Alumni

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Database Administrator (DBA)
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Network Administrator
2 salaries
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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 work in a variety of sectors including IT services, the national defense industry, and the retail industry. The most popular professional field seems to be the military or armed forces industry. Following graduation, Central Texas College students earn an average of around $50K.


The school's graduates who responded to the survey are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is 3 to 1). Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $61K per year, but the second group takes home only $50K.


Central Texas College grads who become Database Administrators are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average approximately $93K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Network Engineers and Logistics Managers; their salaries approach about $69K and $63K, respectively. Network Administrators face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $51K.


A large number of students head to Temple, Texas after college. The top-paying city popular with Central Texas College alumni is Savannah, Ga., which offers a median salary of $68K. Many Central Texas College grads can't resist staying in Killeen after graduating despite the median salary there ranking lowest among popular cities ($37K). Nearby Austin, Texas is also a top pick for Central Texas College grads, as is San Diego, Calif.

Degree Major

A graduate with an Associate's Degree, Business Management from Central Texas College can rake in a whopping average approximately $113K per year, more than any other degree from this school. An Associate's Degree, General Studies commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of about $50K.


Competency in People Management translates into above-average pay for Central Texas College grads — they earn 39 percent more than their fellow graduates. Cisco Networking is a popular skill among Central Texas College alumni, with less than ten percent of workers reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Operations Management, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (two-fifths of alumni and one-third of alumni, respectively). A strong majority of respondents set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. A fair number of alumni have medical plans, and more than half of grads have dental insurance. Graduates of Central Texas College are also recipients of 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 $60K) 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.

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Key Stats for Central Texas College


29 %
71 %
$24,730 - $61,176
$33,918 - $73,820
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

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