Average Salary for LeTourneau University Alumni

It's hard to find a better value for your tuition dollar than LeTourneau University, a Interdenominational university based in Longview, Texas, that is ranked in the top 10 percent of universities by ROI. The figures in this rundown were provided by LeTourneau University alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Mechanical Engineer
4 salaries
$66,466  
   
Design Engineer
4 salaries
$64,726  
Software Engineer
3 salaries
$84,964  
Electrical Engineer
3 salaries
$65,649  
President
2 salaries
$185,000  
Welding Engineer
2 salaries
$87,000  
Staff Accountant
2 salaries
$41,698  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Feb 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 151
United States (change)

About This School

2100 S Mobberly Ave
Longview, TX 75607-7001

2,305

Private School, Religious

53 %

12 %

71 %

33 %


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Industry

Graduates of LeTourneau University are found working in a number of different fields including the manufacturing industry, the education industry, and the aerospace and defense industry. The most popular professional field seems to be the oil and gas field services industry. Former LeTourneau University graduates tend to bring in $65K.

Gender

Male graduates do tend to earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $73K per year, but the second group takes home only about $58K.

Jobs

The LeTourneau University alumni who make the most are Software Engineers; they report a median pay of around $85K. Welding Engineers and Engineering Project Managers draw in a fair amount as well — $75K and approximately $71K. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Manufacturing Engineers, making an average of $64K.

Locations

Those with a degree from LeTourneau University often relocate to Houston after college. It is also not uncommon to find former LeTourneau University students living and working in Fort Worth — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $98K. Home to the lowest median salary for LeTourneau University alumni is New York, a popular place for former students despite its $38K average paycheck. Nearby Dallas is also a top pick for LeTourneau University grads, as is Longview.

Degree Major

With annual earnings of about $125K per year, LeTourneau University grads who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management are the best paid among the alumni population. Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Flight Science (AFL) are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $33K per year.

Skills

For LeTourneau University grads, proficiency in Leadership warrants a paycheck that is 64 percent more than other alumni salaries. Nearly one in five LeTourneau University grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Other top skills include Project Management, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Slightly more than half of the graduates are allowed to take paid time off for vacation, but only about one in three grads get paid sick leave. A strong majority of survey participants enjoy benefits like health insurance, while most respondents receive dental plans, too. The greater part of graduates set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Alumni of LeTourneau University also take in life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Median pay for Christian Brothers University grads is $60K, making their salaries most similar to those of LeTourneau University grads. Drury University, Cumberland University, and the University of the Cumberlands are also similar to LeTourneau University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1030 1300
ACT Scores 22 30

Key Stats for LeTourneau University

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %
Salary
$34,686 - $78,180
Salary
$45,723 - $90,202
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
$66,200 - $102,977
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$152,131
$60,089
$47,654 - $86,746
$49,917 - $87,851
$31,069 - $75,818
$63,500 - $105,734
$41,649 - $55,000

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