Average Salary for LeTourneau University Alumni

Ranked in the top 13 percent of universities by return on investment, LeTourneau University is an Interdenominational university based in Longview, Texas, and it's home to around 2,000 undergraduates. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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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

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Electrical Engineer
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Software Engineer
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Welding Engineer
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Mechanical Engineer
2 salaries
Staff Accountant
2 salaries
Design Engineer
2 salaries
Manufacturing Engineer
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About This School

2100 S Mobberly Ave
Longview, TX 75607-7001


Private School, Religious

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Professionally, software as a service (SAAS) development, the health care services industry, and the health care industry are popular business areas among LeTourneau University alumni. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the education industry. Former LeTourneau University graduates bring in about $65K on average.


After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes $58K where the average male graduate hauls home approximately $73K.


Among LeTourneau University graduates, the biggest earners are Welding Engineers, who haul in $87K on average. Next on the list are Software Engineers and Mechanical Engineers, bringing in around $85K and $68K, respectively. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Staff Accountants — they bring in $42K.


A large number of students head to Houston, Texas after college. With a median salary of approximately $96K, Fort Worth, Texas represents the highest-paid city popular among LeTourneau University grads. Though New York, N.Y. takes the cake for lowest pay among LeTourneau University grads (the median salary is $38K there), it remains a common destination for former students. In addition, LeTourneau University grads flock to neighboring Dallas, Texas as well as Longview, Texas.

Degree Major

LeTourneau University grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management and earn a median salary of $125K per year. A Bachelor of Science in International Business commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of around $38K.


Many former LeTourneau University students are familiar with Microsoft Office, and a little less than one-fifth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. LeTourneau University grads who have experience with Project Management can expect to make 25 percent more than other alumni ($81K on average). Competency in Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of survey participants report receiving paid vacation days, but just two-fifths of alumni are paid for sick leave. A large number of alumni enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a fair number of graduates receive dental plans, too. A large number of graduates allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. LeTourneau University grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, MidAmerica Nazarene University grads (who make an average of about $66K) earn salaries most similar to LeTourneau University alumni. Other schools similar to LeTourneau University include Christian Brothers University, Drury University, and Cumberland University.

Test Scores

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ACT Scores 22 30

Key Stats for LeTourneau University


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$33,935 - $76,446
$43,947 - $92,448
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
$47,710 - $88,337
$49,917 - $87,851
$61,042 - $106,691
$41,166 - $55,955
$35,325 - $70,000

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