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. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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College Salary Report

465th

Early Career Salary 

$56,000

Mid-Career Salary 

$75,800

% High Meaning 

89 %

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Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Job

Job
National Hourly Rate Data 
$0$13$26$39
Registered Nurse (RN)
$28.61  
   
Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room
$36.73  
Cytogenetic Technologist
$26.42  
Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor
$32.66  
Medical Technologist
$19.00  
Labor And Delivery Nurse
$34.25  
Clinical Laboratory Scientist
$28.43  
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About This School

3601 4th Street
Lubbock, TX 79430

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

1,346

State School

100 %


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Industry

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center alumni can most commonly be found in the acute care hospital industry, the outpatient physical therapist's office industry, and the health care services industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most highly represented industry among alumni is clinical care. Former Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center students do not typically enter the health care services industry; in fact, less than ten percent of graduates find work in this area, making it the least likely field for this group to enter. Former Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center graduates bring in about $69K on average.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree earns Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center students the most money after college (an average $75K per year). Average annual salaries for those with a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) are the lowest of the pack, earning $66K.

Skills

About one in four Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center grads wind up using Acute Care at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center grads who have experience with Acute Care can expect to make 31 percent more than other alumni (around $91K on average). Other top skills include Wound Care, Physical Therapy, and Orthopedics.

Benefits and Perks

It is no small feat that nearly all respondents are given health coverage, and a large number of grads accept dental insurance. The vast majority of graduates save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center graduates also take advantage of malpractice / liability insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Alumni of University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center pick up average paychecks of approximately $80K, which is closest to the amount made by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center include 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.

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Key Stats for Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %
Hourly Rate
$23 - $39
Hourly Rate
$30
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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