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. The school is known for its strong athletic tradition (Go Horned Frogs!), and the urban environment gives students ample opportunity to discover new neighborhoods, restaurants, concerts, and more. The figures in this rundown were provided by TCU alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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Texas Christian University (TCU) Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

National Salary Data 
Marketing Manager
14 salaries
Financial Analyst
12 salaries
Graphic Designer
11 salaries
Operations Manager
9 salaries
Environmental Scientist
8 salaries
Account Manager
8 salaries
Electrical Engineer
7 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 663

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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 industry, the oil & gas industry, and the health care services industry. The most popular professional field seems to be the marketing, advertising, and media management industry. Graduates of TCU earn $54K on average.


Home to a large number of TCU alums, Dallas, Texas is by far the most attractive city for these former students. Boston, Mass. is also a common destination for TCU grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of about $115K. 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 (approximately $45K).

Degree Major

Former Horned Frogs who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) and earn a median salary of $58K per year. Graduates holding a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $47K.


Marketing Communications is a popular skill among TCU alumni, with just under one in four grads 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). Competency in Project Management, Account Management, and Content Management also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-tenth of alumni get paid sick time. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a large number of alumni are rewarded with health insurance and a fair number of survey participants report dental coverage, too. Most survey participants save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Graduates of Texas Christian University are also recipients of life insurance, free drinks, a casual working environment, and gym / health club / fitness membership.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, University of La Verne grads (who make an average of $54K) earn salaries most similar to TCU alumni. The University of Tulsa, Clark Atlanta University, and the University of San Diego are also similar to TCU.

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Key Stats for Texas Christian University (TCU)


48 %
52 %
$24,856 - $55,850
$40,123 - $75,904
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
$50,472 - $74,127
$39,305 - $52,903

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