Prairie View A & M University Alumni Average Salary

Ranked in the top 12 percent of universities by return on investment, Prairie View A & M University is a university based in Prairie View, Texas, and it's home to around 7,000 undergraduates. This report is based on the responses of PVAMU graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

157th

20 Year Net ROI 

$472,000

Annual ROI 

10.8%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$71,900

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College Salary Report

350th

Early Career Salary 

$52,100

Mid-Career Salary 

$79,000

% High Meaning 

67 %

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Prairie View A & M University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$28K$56K$84K
Project Engineer
6 salaries
$71,064  
   
Process Engineer
5 salaries
$81,921  
Assistant Project Manager, Construction
4 salaries
$60,976  
Civil Engineer
4 salaries
$56,500  
Mechanical Engineer
4 salaries
$65,985  
Electrical Engineer
4 salaries
$62,169  
School Counselor
3 salaries
$60,537  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 248

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About This School

FM 1098 Road & University Drive
Prairie View, TX 77446

www.pvamu.edu/pages/2564.asp

6,731

State School, For Sports Fans

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Industry

The most popular field is the engineering services industry. Those with an education from PVAMU earn an average of $56K.

Gender

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

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) leads to the highest pay for PVAMU grads (around $66K on average per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor's Degree — their annual income amounts to $53K on average.

Skills

Former Panthers with Computer Aided Design (CAD) abilities can expect to make more than double their former classmates (about $117K). Engineering Design is a popular skill among PVAMU alumni, with about a fourth of grads reporting using it on the job. Competency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Compensation for vacation days and sick leave is extended to close to half of the graduates. Most alumni participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; most alums are rewarded with health insurance and a fair number of respondents report dental coverage, too. Prairie View A & M University graduates also take advantage of 403(b), tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Median pay for Southern University and A & M College grads is $56K, making their salaries most similar to those of PVAMU grads. Other schools similar to PVAMU include the University of Houston-Clear Lake, Texas State University-San Marcos, and McNeese State University.

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Key Stats for Prairie View A & M University

Gender

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

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%
$41,000 - $66,953

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