LeTourneau University Alumni Average Salary

It's hard to find a better value for your tuition dollar than at LeTourneau University, an Interdenominational university based in Longview, Texas. The school is ranked in the top 13 percent of universities by return on investment. This report is based on the responses of LeTourneau University graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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LeTourneau University Alumni

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National Salary Data 
Human Resources (HR) Manager
12 salaries
Design Engineer
11 salaries
Mechanical Engineer
10 salaries
Welding Engineer
7 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Director
7 salaries
Director of Operations
5 salaries
Manufacturing Engineer
5 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Sep 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 306
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About This School

2100 S Mobberly Ave
Longview, TX 75607-7001


Private School, Religious

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Graduates of LeTourneau University are found working in a number of different fields including the accounting, auditing and tax services industry, the transportation industry, and the mortgage servicing industry. Among LeTourneau University grads, the manufacturing industry is a commonly chosen career field. Those with an education from LeTourneau University earn an average of $62K.


After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average $80K per year compared to females' $59K.


LeTourneau University grads who become Welding Engineers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average about $102K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Human Resources Managers — their salaries approach $63K. Sliding in near the bottom are Design Engineers, who report earnings of approximately $59K.


A large number of students head to Houston, Texas after college. Another city that attracts a wealth of LeTourneau University grads is Fort Worth, Texas; given its high compensation (around $93K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. LeTourneau University grads love their alma mater so much that many stick around in Longview despite the median salary there ranking lowest among popular cities ($53K). Nearby Dallas, Texas is also a top pick for LeTourneau University grads, as is Irving, Texas.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of around $102K per year, LeTourneau University grads who have a Bachelor of Science in Welding Engineering are the best paid among the alumni population. A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($54K).


LeTourneau University grads who have experience with Microsoft Excel can expect to make 29 percent more than other alumni (about $80K on average). Project Management is a popular skill among LeTourneau University alumni, with just under one in five grads reporting using it on the job. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (two-fifths of alumni and two-fifths of alumni, respectively). Health insurance benefits extend to a large number of respondents, and a strong majority of alumni sign up for dental plans. Most survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Other benefits that LeTourneau University alumni receive are life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.

Related Schools

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

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