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Average Salary for Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center Alumni

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is a university located in Lubbock. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Typical Early Career Salary

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

Median Salary by Job

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Physician Assistant (PA)
4 salaries
$80,000  
   
Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)
3 salaries
$90,000  
Physical Therapist (PT)
3 salaries
$71,000  
Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)
3 salaries
$52,800  
Pediatric Physical Therapist
2 salaries
$81,917  
Housekeeping Director, Hospital
2 salaries
$71,000  
Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP)
2 salaries
$79,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center Details

3601 4th Street
Lubbock, TX 79430

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

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Industry

Graduates of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center work in a variety of industries including clinical care, the outpatient physical therapist's office industry, and the health care services industry. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the health care industry. The least popular industry for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center graduates is the health clinic industry — less than five percent of this demographic are employed in this field. Starting salaries of $72K are common among Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center grads.

Jobs

Among Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center graduates, the biggest earners are Family Nurse Practitioners, who haul in about $90K on average. Next on the list are Pediatric Physical Therapists and Physician Assistants, bringing in $82K and approximately $80K, respectively. Sliding in near the bottom are Speech-Language Pathologists, who report earnings of $53K.

Locations

For reasons other than money, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center grads are most commonly found still living in Lubbock, where median pay sits at the bottom of the pay scale ($60K). On the opposite end of the pay scale is Dallas, a top-paying city for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center grads looking to earn a larger-than-average sum (this city has a median pay of around $83K). Other cities of interest include Austin and Amarillo.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center can rake in a whopping approximately $105K per year, more than any other degree from this school. A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with annual pay of $55K.

Skills

Pediatrics is a common skill among Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center alumni — roughly one in seven grads mention using it at work. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center grads with Home Health/Home Care experience garner salaries that are 13 percent more than other grads' salaries. Acute Care, Geriatrics, and Orthopedics are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one in three grads are paid for vacation and just one in three grads for sick time. A solid majority of grads receive health insurance, and a majority of former students get dental coverage. A strong majority of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Graduates of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are also recipients of tuition reimbursement, life insurance, malpractice / liability insurance, and 403(b).

Related Schools

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center grads report the most similar salaries to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center alums, earning about $80K on average. 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.

Test Scores

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Key Stats

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Salary
$49,036 - $88,540
Salary
$60,114 - $101,656
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

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