Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center Alumni Average Hourly Rate

Around 1,000 people attend Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, a institution based in Lubbock, Texas. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Early Career Salary 

$56,000

% High Meaning 

89.0%

Mid-Career Salary 

$75,800

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Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Job

Job
National Hourly Rate Data 
$0$14$28$42
Registered Nurse (RN)
$26.25  
   
Medical Technologist
$25.92  
Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room
$29.23  
Laboratory Manager
$39.14  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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About This School

3601 4th Street
Lubbock, TX 79430

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

1,346

State School

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Industry

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the health care industry, the health care services industry, and the outpatient physical therapist's office industry. Among Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center grads, clinical care is a commonly chosen career field. Former Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center students do not typically enter the medical oncology services industry; in fact, less than five percent of graduates find work in this area, making it the least likely field for this group to enter. Those with an education from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center earn an average of $71K.

Jobs

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center alumni who make the most are Family Nurse Practitioners; they report a median pay of $98K. Physician Assistants and Pediatrics Nurse Practitioners draw in a fair amount as well — $84K and about $80K, respectively. Physical Therapists pick up $71K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.

Locations

Despite handing out the worst average salary (around $55K), Lubbock, Texas holds on to its Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center student population, and one in eight grads continue to reside in the city. However, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center grads looking to fill their bank accounts consider moving to San Antonio, Texas — one of the most popular top-paying cities — with its median salary of approximately $87K. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center alumni express interest in nearby Fort Worth, Texas and Amarillo, Texas as well.

Degree Major

A medical degree will compensate Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $73K on average per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor's Degree — their annual income amounts to $60K on average.

Skills

Competency in Oncology translates into above-average pay for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center grads — they earn 15 percent more than their fellow graduates. Many former Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center students are familiar with Pediatrics, and about one in seven grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Acute Care, Geriatrics, and Physical Therapy are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, just over two-fifths of former students report receiving the former, whereas just half of the alumni report receiving the latter. A large number of survey participants participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. A large number of respondents enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a majority of alumni receive dental plans, too. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center alumni are also on the receiving end of tuition reimbursement, malpractice / liability insurance, life insurance, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center grads (who make an average of $80K) earn salaries most similar to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center alumni. The University of North Texas Health Science Center, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, and Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences are also similar to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

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Key Stats for Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %
Hourly Rate
$23 - $40
Hourly Rate
$25 - $39
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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