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. The school attracts plenty of sports fans (Go Lumberjacks!) to its rural campus, though graduates go on to find employment in nearby cities like Houston, Texas, Dallas, Texas, and Nacogdoches, Texas. The data in this summary come from SFA alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Office Manager
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Sep 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 502
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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, public K-12 education, and the health care industry are popular business areas among SFA alumni. Among SFA grads, the accounting, auditing and tax services industry is a commonly chosen career field. Following graduation, SFA students earn an average of $52K.


After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average $65K per year compared to females' approximately $48K.


The most lucrative professionals among SFA alumni are Elementary School Teachers and Office Managers; they earn a median annual salary of around $50K. Outside Sales Representatives aren't slouches either, bringing in $43K. Collecting the smallest paychecks are High School Teachers — they bring in about $39K.


The most popular destination for former SFA students is Houston, Texas. The Woodlands, Texas is also a common destination for SFA grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $65K. Though Denton, Texas takes the cake for lowest pay among SFA grads (the median salary is around $39K there), it remains a common destination for former students. Graduates of SFA also relocate to Dallas, Texas, which is not far away, and Nacogdoches, Texas.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), General Business from SFA can rake in a whopping average $119K per year, more than any other degree from this school. A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($34K).


Many former SFA students are familiar with Project Management, and around an eighth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Data Analysis commands a pay premium of 88 percent for former Lumberjacks. In addition, those who are savvy in Operations Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of former students can rely on paid vacation days, but just one in three grads have the luxury of paid sick time. Dental insurance applies to slightly more than half of the respondents, and a fair number of graduates report health coverage. A strong majority of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). Other benefits that Stephen F Austin State University alumni receive are a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

University of Louisiana grads report the most similar salaries to SFA alums, earning about $51K on average. Northwestern State University of Louisiana, the University of Texas at Tyler, and McNeese State University are also similar to SFA.

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


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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

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