Average Salary for University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL) Alumni

Nestled away in Houston, Texas, the University of Houston, a school, has a student population of roughly 5,000. This summary is derived from information given by University of Houston-Clear Lake grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

Read More
University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Staff Accountant
5 salaries
Business Analyst (Unspecified Type)
2 salaries
Systems Administrator
2 salaries
Software Engineer
2 salaries
Senior Systems Engineer
2 salaries
Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems)
2 salaries
Environmental Scientist
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »

About This School

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058-1098


State School

10 %

97 %

Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY; IPEDS (As of January, 2015)


The University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the education industry, the aerospace and defense industry, and the environmental consulting industry. The most popular field is the oil and gas field services industry. Former University of Houston-Clear Lake graduates bring in approximately $58K on average.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $55K per year compared to men, who earn $69K.


The most lucrative professionals among University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni are IT Senior Project Managers; they earn a median annual salary of $113K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at around $87K and $72K, respectively, are Research Scientists and Senior Business Analysts. Sliding in near the bottom are Staff Accountants, who report earnings of about $48K.


Rather than relocating after graduation, many University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni (the greater part of) end up finding permanent jobs in Houston. The top-paying city popular with University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni is Dallas, Texas, which offers a median salary of around $85K. On the far end of the pay scale, University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni often reside in Austin, Texas, which is home to the lowest pay at $46K. Nearby Galveston, Texas and Pasadena, Texas also rank high on the list of cities for University of Houston-Clear Lake grads.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance from University of Houston-Clear Lake can rake in a whopping average $120K per year, more than any other degree from this school. A Bachelor of Science in Accounting is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of approximately $42K.


University of Houston grads with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 45 percent more than other grads' salaries. Many University of Houston-Clear Lake grads have knowledge of Microsoft Excel, with nearly one-sixth of alumni using this program on the clock. Experience with Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Word is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for roughly half of the alumni, but only two-fifths of alumni are rewarded with paid sick leave. Most former students take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Health coverage is awarded to most survey participants, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of alumni as well. University of Houston grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Alumni of University of Texas at Tyler pick up average paychecks of $60K, which is closest to the amount made by University of Houston-Clear Lake grads among similar schools. Prairie View A & M University, McNeese State University, and the University of Houston-Victoria are also similar to University of Houston-Clear Lake.

University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL) Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Key Stats for University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL)


46 %
54 %
$36,853 - $68,228
$39,830 - $94,631

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

More Salary Charts for University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon


Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Log in with LinkedIn

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.