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Average Salary for LeTourneau University Alumni

Attending LeTourneau University, a Interdenominational university based in Longview, Texas, can pay off for students in the long run, with a ranking in the top 10 percent of universities by ROI. Replies from former LeTourneau University students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

Overall College ROI Rank

132
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

65
out of 476
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

62
out of 280

Typical Early Career Salary

$55,400
LeTourneau University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Design Engineer
5 salaries
$66,101  
   
Mechanical Engineer
5 salaries
$65,027  
Manufacturing Engineer
4 salaries
$64,104  
Project Manager, Engineering
4 salaries
$71,228  
Software Engineer
3 salaries
$84,964  
Welding Engineer
3 salaries
$75,285  
Electrical Engineer
3 salaries
$65,649  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 176
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LeTourneau University Details

2100 S Mobberly Ave
Longview, TX 75607-7001

www.letu.edu

2,450

Private Schools, Religious

61 %

12 %

71 %

45 %

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Industry

LeTourneau University alumni can most commonly be found in the manufacturing industry, the education industry, and the aerospace and defense industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The oil and gas field services industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Those with a degree from LeTourneau University tend to make $65K.

Gender

It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of $59K whereas the men's median is $71K.

Jobs

Former LeTourneau University students with an interest in making money consider becoming Welding Engineers, the highest-paying gig (earnings amount to around $85K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Engineering Project Managers ($71K) and Electrical Engineers (approximately $67K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Human Resources Generalists — they bring in about $54K.

Locations

The most popular destination for former LeTourneau University students is Houston. LeTourneau University grads also flock to Fort Worth, which is home to salaries significantly above average (typical pay is $98K). On the other end, LeTourneau University grads flock to New York, which actually offers the weakest median salaries of $38K. Other cities of interest among LeTourneau University alumni include nearby Dallas and Longview.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management from LeTourneau University can rake in a whopping $125K per year, more than any other degree from this school. A Bachelor of Science in Aviation Flight Science (AFL) offers the lowest annual financial reward (about $33K).

Skills

LeTourneau University grads with Leadership experience garner salaries that are 65 percent more than other grads' salaries. Many LeTourneau University grads have knowledge of Microsoft Office, with roughly one in five alumni using this program on the clock. Proficiency in Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just over half of the former students can rely on paid vacation days, but just one in three grads have the luxury of paid sick time. The greater part of alums allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. It is no small feat that a strong majority of respondents are given health coverage, and most survey participants accept dental insurance. LeTourneau University alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Queens University of Charlotte grads (who make an average of $64K) earn salaries most similar to LeTourneau University alumni. Christian Brothers University, Drury University, and Cumberland University are also similar to LeTourneau University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1540 1930
ACT Scores 22 29

Key Stats

Female
45 %
Male
55 %
Salary
$34,922 - $77,383
Salary
$44,618 - $88,812
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
$47,805 - $85,855
$26,036 - $85,645
$31,069 - $75,818
$63,500 - $105,734
$41,181 - $54,045

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