Average Salary for LeTourneau University Alumni

LeTourneau University is an Interdenominational university known for giving students excellent value for their tuition costs. Located in Longview, Texas, the school is ranked in the top 13 percent of universities by return on investment. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the LeTourneau University grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

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Typical Early Career Salary

LeTourneau University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
Staff Accountant
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Electrical Engineer
2 salaries
Welding Engineer
2 salaries
Manufacturing Engineer
2 salaries
Design Engineer
2 salaries
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Software Engineer
2 salaries
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About This School

2100 S Mobberly Ave
Longview, TX 75607-7001


Private School, Religious

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LeTourneau University alumni can most commonly be found in the health care industry, the health care services industry, and software as a service (SAAS) development, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The manufacturing industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Median pay for those who graduated from LeTourneau University amounts to about $65K.


There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is approximately $75K, but the median for the latter is only $59K.


Among LeTourneau University alumni, those working as Presidents report the highest median pay of $185K, followed by Welding Engineers and Software Engineers (both $87K). Staff Accountants face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at around $42K.


A large number of students head to Houston, Texas after college. In addition, former LeTourneau University students often head to Fort Worth, Texas after graduating, where the median salary comes to $96K in this top-paying city. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among LeTourneau University grads is Tyler, Texas (median compensation is approximately $44K). In addition, LeTourneau University grads flock to neighboring Dallas, Texas as well as Longview, Texas.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management from LeTourneau University can rake in a whopping average $168K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Science in International Business — their annual income amounts to around $38K on average.


Roughly a sixth of LeTourneau University grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Program Management commands a pay premium of 84 percent for LeTourneau University grads. In addition, those who are savvy in Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Though the larger part of graduates get paid time off for vacation, only two-fifths of alumni receive paid sick leave. Most alumni take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Health insurance benefits extend to most graduates, and a strong majority of survey participants sign up for dental plans. Other benefits awarded to LeTourneau University alumni include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $66K for MidAmerica Nazarene University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to LeTourneau University grads. Other schools similar to LeTourneau University include Christian Brothers University, Drury University, and Cumberland University.

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Test Scores

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ACT Scores 22 30

Key Stats for LeTourneau University


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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
$50,278 - $92,510
$38,750 - $88,682
$61,042 - $106,691
$41,166 - $55,955
$35,325 - $70,000

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