Houston Baptist University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Houston, Texas, Houston Baptist University, a Southern Baptist school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. Students here support their sports teams in droves (Go Huskies!), and the urban campus allows them to explore the city's many neighborhoods and cultural events. The data in this summary come from HBU alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

757th

20 Year Net ROI 

$227,000

Annual ROI 

4.5%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$161,000

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College Salary Report

344th

Early Career Salary 

$49,200

Mid-Career Salary 

$79,400

% High Meaning 

63 %

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Houston Baptist University School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
5-9 years
2 salaries
$86,500  
   
20 years or more
2 salaries
$147,969  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About This School

7502 Fondren Rd
Houston, TX 77074-3298

www.hbu.edu/admissions

2,171

Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

44 %

19 %

93 %

51 %

Industry

The average starting salary for a graduate of HBU is approximately $72K.

Locations

Upon earning their degrees, many HBU grads prefer to remain in Houston; in fact, a strong majority of grads appreciate the area so much that they find permanent jobs there.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) earns HBU students the most money after college (an average $137K per year). A Bachelor's Degree is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $55K.

Skills

Many former HBU students are familiar with Regulatory Compliance, and roughly a third of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Knowledge of Regulatory Compliance seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 132 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($168K).

Benefits and Perks

Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; most survey participants are rewarded with health insurance and most alumni report dental coverage, too. Most graduates plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Additional benefits handed to Houston Baptist University alumni include life insurance.

Related Schools

Trinity University graduates, who earn around $73K on average, make a similar amount to HBU grads. Other schools similar to HBU include Hardin-Simmons University, Samford University, and Jacksonville University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1410 1730
ACT Scores 21 27

Key Stats for Houston Baptist University

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %
Salary
Data Not Available
Salary
$118,000
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
20 years or more
33%
$66,469

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