Texas Christian University (TCU) Alumni Average Salary

Texas Christian University, a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) school in Fort Worth, Texas, has roughly 9,000 undergrads. The athletic culture permeates campus life (Go Horned Frogs!), and students take full advantage of the school's urban location by enjoying concerts, dinners, and festivals around town. Replies from former TCU students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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College ROI Report

451st

20 Year Net ROI 

$303,000

Annual ROI 

4.6%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$211,000

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College Salary Report

63rd

Early Career Salary 

$84,500

Mid-Career Salary 

$140,000

% High Meaning 

N/A

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Texas Christian University (TCU) School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Less than 1 year$39,000  
   
1-4 years$51,188  
5-9 years$60,000  
10-19 years$55,000  
20 years or more$119,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Jul 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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About This School

2800 S University Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76129

Texas Christian University

admissions.tcu.edu

8,640

Private School, Research University, Religious, For Sports Fans

76 %

7 %

81 %

10 %

Industry

The marketing, advertising, and media management industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Those with an education from TCU earn an average of $54K.

Locations

Another city that attracts a wealth of TCU grads is Dallas, Texas; given its high compensation ($55K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Many former Horned Frogs can't resist staying in Fort Worth after graduating despite the median salary there ranking lowest among popular cities ($47K).

Degree Major

TCU students with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) can expect to make the most money (approximately $58K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. A B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $47K.

Skills

Marketing Communications is a popular skill among TCU alumni, with approximately one in four workers reporting using it on the job. Knowledge of Operations Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 68 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (around $90K). Project Management, Account Management, and Email Marketing are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; most alumni are rewarded with health insurance and a fair number of alumni report dental coverage, too. Most grads opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Additional benefits handed to Texas Christian University alumni include free drinks, life insurance, a casual working environment, stock options, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Compensation averages about $57K 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.

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Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Texas Christian University (TCU)

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %
Salary
$24,532 - $56,063
Salary
$39,998 - $74,426

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
8%
$50,472 - $74,127
$39,000 - $56,000

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