Average Salary for Texas Wesleyan University Alumni

Texas Wesleyan University is an United Methodist university based in Fort Worth, Texas that is home to around 2,000 undergraduates. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Texas Wesleyan University grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Typical Early Career Salary

$37,700
Texas Wesleyan University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Associate Attorney
2 salaries
$51,000  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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About This School

1201 Wesleyan St
Fort Worth, TX 76105-1536

1,724

Private School, Religious

41 %

7 %

100 %

39 %


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Industry

Graduates of Texas Wesleyan University go into insurance, the law office industry, and the architectural services industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The most popular professional field seems to be the education industry. Starting salaries of approximately $60K are the median among Texas Wesleyan University grads.

Jobs

The most generous salaries among Texas Wesleyan University alumni are reportedly earned by Certified Nurse Anesthetists whose earnings come to $130K on average.

Locations

Many Texas Wesleyan University alumni seem to stick around Fort Worth after wrapping up their studies; more than a third of grads remain to find permanent work. Another city that attracts a wealth of Texas Wesleyan University grads is Austin, Texas; given its high compensation ($93K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Though Arlington, Texas takes the cake for lowest pay among Texas Wesleyan University grads (the median salary is about $49K there), it remains a common destination for former students. Other cities of interest among Texas Wesleyan University alumni include nearby Dallas, Texas and Mansfield, Texas.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Texas Wesleyan University can rake in a whopping average around $158K per year, more than any other degree from this school. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Master of Business Administration (MBA) ($47K on average annually).

Skills

Texas Wesleyan University grads with Anesthesia experience garner salaries that are 123 percent more than other grads' salaries. Texas Wesleyan University grads are usually competent in Anesthesia, and nearly one in six alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Financial Reporting, and Contract Negotiation.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one in three grads for sick time. More than half of graduates save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. It is no small feat that more than half of respondents are given health coverage, and slightly more than half of the graduates accept dental insurance. Alumni of Texas Wesleyan University also take in life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and gym / health club / fitness membership.

Related Schools

Alumni of Southern Wesleyan University pick up average paychecks of $58K, which is closest to the amount made by Texas Wesleyan University grads among similar schools. Saint Edward's University, Harding University, and the Union University are also similar to Texas Wesleyan University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1363 1610
ACT Scores 19 22

Key Stats for Texas Wesleyan University

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %
Salary
$45,201 - $126,181
Salary
$35,605 - $107,000
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
28%

Job Satisfaction

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

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