Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) Alumni Average Salary

Stephen F Austin State University is a university based in Nacogdoches, Texas that is home to around 11,000 undergraduates. Replies from former SFA students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) Alumni

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About This School

2008 Alumin Drive, Rusk 206
Nacogdoches, TX 75961

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Professionally, the oil and gas exploration industry, the fast food restaurant industry, and the environmental consulting industry are popular business areas among SFA alumni. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the medical office industry. The average salary for a grad from SFA is $50K.


There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in approximately $91K after graduating from SFA, the average woman earns only $46K.


Many SFA students are Lufkin, Texas-bound following college. With a median salary of $65K, Houston, Texas represents the highest-paid city popular among SFA grads. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among SFA grads is Dallas, Texas (median compensation is around $37K). In addition, SFA grads flock to neighboring Denton, Texas as well as Nacogdoches, Texas.

Degree Major

Former Lumberjacks who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and earn a median salary of $75K per year. A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) offers the lowest median annual financial reward (about $34K).


Former Lumberjacks who have experience with Strategic Planning can expect to make 140 percent more than other alumni ($121K on average). SFA alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Office, with about a fifth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of alums can rely on paid vacation days, but just two-fifths of alumni have the luxury of paid sick time. Health benefits extend to a majority of grads, and a little less than half of the respondents also receive dental coverage. More than half of grads report contributing to a 401(k). Stephen F Austin State University alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Alumni of Southeastern Louisiana University pick up average paychecks of about $50K, which is closest to the amount made by SFA grads among similar schools. Northwestern State University of Louisiana, the University of Texas at Tyler, and the University of Louisiana-Monroe are also similar to SFA.

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Key Stats for Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA)


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$27,200 - $56,972
$33,673 - $105,889
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$52,000 - $107,025

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