Prairie View A & M University Alumni Average Salary

Prairie View A & M University is a school located in Prairie View, Texas with around 7,000 undergraduates. Alumni report earning excellent value for their tuition dollars; the school ranks in the top 12 percent of universities by return on investment. The figures in this rundown were provided by PVAMU alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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Prairie View A & M University School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
1-4 years
8 salaries
10-19 years
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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About This School

FM 1098 Road & University Drive
Prairie View, TX 77446


State School, For Sports Fans

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The majority of alumni accept jobs in the engineering services industry. PVAMU graduates see an average starting salary of around $56K.


Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $64K per year, but the second group takes home only about $49K.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid PVAMU alumni are those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — they earn close to $66K on average per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor's Degree ($53K on average annually).


PVAMU grads are usually competent in Engineering Design, and one-fourth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. For former Panthers, proficiency in Computer Aided Design (CAD) warrants a paycheck that is more than double other alumni salaries. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Some graduates are faced with an attractive benefits package; nearly a half of former students are paid for both vacation time and sick days. Dental insurance applies to a strong majority of alumni, and a large number of grads report health coverage. Most survey participants opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Prairie View A & M University graduates also take advantage of 403(b), tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Alumni of Southern University and A & M College pick up average paychecks of $56K, which is closest to the amount made by PVAMU grads among similar schools. The University of Houston-Clear Lake, Texas State University-San Marcos, and McNeese State University are also similar to PVAMU.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1110 1390
ACT Scores 15 20

Key Stats for Prairie View A & M University


59 %
41 %
$36,303 - $66,129
$46,333 - $107,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$41,000 - $66,953

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