Houston Baptist University Alumni Average Salary

Around 2,000 people attend Houston Baptist University, a Southern Baptist institution based in Houston, Texas. The athletic culture permeates campus life (Go Huskies!), and students take full advantage of the school's urban location by enjoying concerts, dinners, and festivals around town. This report is based on the responses of HBU graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Houston Baptist University Alumni

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Human Resources (HR) Generalist
4 salaries
Financial Analyst
3 salaries
Research Laboratory Technician
3 salaries
Vice President (VP), Government Affairs
2 salaries
Recruitment Manager
2 salaries
Principal / Headmaster, Middle School
2 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 110

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About This School

7502 Fondren Rd
Houston, TX 77074-3298



Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

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It is typical for HBU grads — a group that usually scores high on the SATs — to earn above-average incomes as well. The average starting salary for a graduate of HBU is around $78K.


HBU students enjoy their time in Houston, and the greater part of students actually choose to live and work there after graduating.

Degree Major

HBU grads who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average about $137K per year. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor's Degree tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average $55K per year.


Former Huskies who have experience with Regulatory Compliance can expect to make more than double other alumni ($168K on average). Project Management is a popular skill among HBU alumni, with slightly less than a third of grads reporting using it on the job.

Benefits and Perks

Health benefits extend to a strong majority of alums, and a fair number of graduates also receive dental coverage. A fair number of grads participate in a 401(k) program. Additional perks enjoyed by Houston Baptist University grads include life insurance.

Related Schools

Median pay for Charleston Southern University grads is $78K, making their salaries most similar to those of HBU grads. Trinity University, Hardin-Simmons University, and Samford University are also similar to HBU.

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