Texas Christian University (TCU) Alumni Average Salary

Around 9,000 people attend Texas Christian University, a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) institution based in Fort Worth, Texas. 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. This summary is derived from information given by TCU grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
Less than 1 year
2 salaries
1-4 years
21 salaries
5-9 years
3 salaries
10-19 years
2 salaries
20 years or more
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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 can most commonly be found in the health care services industry, the oil & gas industry, and the health care industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The majority of TCU alumni wind up in the marketing, advertising, and media management industry. The average salary for a grad from TCU is about $54K.


Home to a large number of TCU alums, Dallas, Texas is by far the most attractive city for these former students. It is also not uncommon to find former TCU students living and working in Boston, Mass. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of around $115K. Among popular cities, the lowest average pay is found in Fort Worth at $45K. Regardless of salary, a large portion of Texas Christian University grads opt to live in the area following graduation.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid TCU alumni are those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) — they earn close to $58K on average per year. A B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of approximately $47K.


Operations Management commands a pay premium of 68 percent for former Horned Frogs. TCU grads are usually competent in Marketing Communications, and just over one in five alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Other prime know-hows include Project Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Dental insurance applies to a fair number of alums, and most alums report health coverage. A large number of alumni save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Texas Christian University alumni are also on the receiving end of free drinks, life insurance, a casual working environment, stock options, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $54K for University of La Verne alumni, making their earnings most comparable to TCU grads. The University of Tulsa, Clark Atlanta University, and the University of San Diego are also similar to TCU.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1630 1910
ACT Scores 25 29

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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