Average Hourly Rate for Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center Alumni

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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Typical Early Career Salary

$57,600
Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Job

Job
National Hourly Rate Data 
$0$14$28$42
Registered Nurse (RN)
$26.59  
   
Medical Technologist
$25.92  
Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical
$28.13  
Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room
$29.23  
Laboratory Manager
$39.14  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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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

Professionally, the health care industry, the health care services industry, and the outpatient physical therapist's office industry are popular business areas among Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center alumni. Clinical care is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Less than five percent of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center grads move into the medical oncology services industry — it is the road least traveled for this demographic. Median pay for those who graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center amounts to $72K.

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. Collecting the smallest paychecks are Physical Therapists — they bring in approximately $71K.

Locations

Despite handing out the worst average salary ($55K), Lubbock, Texas holds on to its Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center student population, and roughly 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 around $87K. Other common destinations for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center grads include close-by Fort Worth, Texas and Amarillo, Texas.

Degree Major

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center students with a medical degree can expect to make the most money ($73K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor's Degree are the lowest of the pack, earning $60K.

Skills

Proficiency in Pediatrics is common among Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, about one in six former students report doing so. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center grads who have experience with Oncology can expect to make 14 percent more than other alumni ($82K on average). Demonstrated ability in Acute Care, Geriatrics, and Orthopedics rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

As for time away from work, nearly half of the alums are compensated for vacation days, but only two-fifths of alumni can take paid time off due to illness. A large number of former students allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance benefits extend to most survey participants, and more than half of alums sign up for dental plans. Alumni of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center also take in tuition reimbursement, malpractice / liability insurance, life insurance, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center grads bring in salaries of around around $80K, making them the most similar to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center alumni in terms of earnings. 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
73 %
Male
27 %
Hourly Rate
$23 - $40
Hourly Rate
$21 - $40

Job Satisfaction

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

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