Texas Christian University (TCU) Alumni Average Salary

Texas Christian University is a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) university based in Fort Worth, Texas that is home to around 9,000 undergraduates. Sports have an undeniably strong influence on campus life (Go Horned Frogs!), and students exploit the school's urban location by exploring the rich resources of their city. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Texas Christian University (TCU) Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

National Salary Data 
Marketing Manager
14 salaries
Graphic Designer
12 salaries
Financial Analyst
12 salaries
Operations Manager
9 salaries
Environmental Scientist
8 salaries
Account Manager
8 salaries
Electrical Engineer
6 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 649

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About This School

2800 S University Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76129

Texas Christian University



Private School, Research University, Religious, For Sports Fans

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TCU alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the health care services industry, the oil & gas industry, and the health care industry. The marketing, advertising, and media management industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Following graduation, TCU students earn an average of approximately $54K.


The most popular destination for former TCU students is Dallas, Texas. Another city that attracts a wealth of TCU grads is Boston, Mass.; given its high compensation ($115K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Texas Christian University grads are so loyal to Fort Worth that a sizable number choose to stay after graduating, despite median salary there ranking lowest among popular cities ($45K).

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) earns TCU students the most money after college (an average about $58K per year). Average annual salaries for those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) are the lowest of the pack, earning $47K.


Marketing Communications is a popular skill among TCU alumni, with just under a fourth of grads reporting using it on the job. Former Horned Frogs who have experience with Operations Management can expect to make 68 percent more than other alumni (around $90K on average). Also considered top-notch skills are Project Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Health coverage is awarded to a large number of alums, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of alums as well. Most alums set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Texas Christian University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as free drinks, life insurance, a casual working environment, stock options, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Median pay for University of La Verne grads is $54K, making their salaries most similar to those of TCU grads. Other schools similar to TCU include the University of Tulsa, Clark Atlanta University, and the University of San Diego.

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Key Stats for Texas Christian University (TCU)


48 %
52 %
$24,856 - $55,850
$40,123 - $75,904

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$50,472 - $74,127
$39,305 - $52,903

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