Average Salary for Houston Baptist University Alumni

Houston Baptist University is a Southern Baptist university based in Houston, Texas that is home to around 2,000 undergraduates. The school is known for its strong athletic tradition (Go Huskies!), and the urban environment gives students ample opportunity to discover new neighborhoods, restaurants, concerts, and more. The data for this snapshot was collected from HBU graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

580
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

171
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for For Sports Fans

213
out of 346

Typical Early Career Salary

$42,700
Houston Baptist University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Assistant Editor
2 salaries
$32,000  
   
Human Resources (HR) Manager
2 salaries
$50,900  
Purchasing Coordinator
2 salaries
$53,930  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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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 %


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Industry

HBU alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the oil drilling, pump, and oilfield supplies manufacturing industry, the health care services industry, and software as a service (SAAS) development. The most popular field is the oil and gas field services industry. Religious service is perhaps the least commonly worked industry among HBU grads, with less than five percent of former students experienced in this area. The average salary for a grad from HBU is $59K.

Gender

Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks approximately $70K per year, but the second group takes home only $56K.

Jobs

Purchasing Coordinators win the contest for best-paid HBU alumni, making $54K on average every year, though Human Resources Managers ($51K) are not far behind. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Assistant Editors — they bring in about $32K.

Locations

HBU students enjoy their time in Houston, and the greater part of students actually choose to live and work there after graduating. HBU grads also flock to Houston, Texas, which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is around $60K). On the other end, HBU grads flock to Fort Worth, Texas, which actually offers the weakest median salary of $41K.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for HBU grads with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) (average earnings climb to $88K per year). Average annual salaries for those with a B.A. in Accounting are the lowest of the pack, earning approximately $43K.

Skills

Former Huskies who have experience with Recruiting can expect to make 31 percent more than other alumni (around $77K on average). Roughly one in six grads report using Microsoft Office as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Competency in Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include paid time off, but vacation days are more heavily handed out than sick days; a majority of alumni report receiving the former, but only two-fifths of alumni report receiving the latter. Health coverage is awarded to most alumni, and dental insurance is issued to most grads as well. A large number of alumni save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Alumni of Houston Baptist University also take in a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Jacksonville University grads report the most similar salaries to HBU alums, earning about $59K on average. Trinity University, Hardin-Simmons University, and Samford University are also similar to HBU.

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Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Houston Baptist University

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %
Salary
$32,818 - $77,510
Salary
$31,656 - $91,385
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
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$53,953
$31,929 - $86,325
$58,000
$57,189

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