University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL) Alumni Average Salary

The University of Houston is a university based in Houston, Texas that is home to around 5,000 undergraduates. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL) Alumni

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Software Engineer
13 salaries
Senior Accountant
12 salaries
Financial Analyst
9 salaries
Staff Accountant
8 salaries
Software Developer
7 salaries
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
6 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 538

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2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058-1098


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Among University of Houston-Clear Lake grads, the software development industry is a commonly chosen career field. Former University of Houston-Clear Lake graduates bring in approximately $81K on average.


There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is $93K, but the median for the latter is only $66K.


It is typical for many University of Houston-Clear Lake grads (the larger part of former students) to remain in Houston, Texas, which may come as a shock given the city's depressed salaries (median pay is about $75K). University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni in search of the largest paycheck, on the other hand, will find it in Dallas, Texas where $75K is the average pay.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting leads to the highest pay for University of Houston-Clear Lake grads (around $99K on average per year). Those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $64K per year.


University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni are often well versed in C# Programming Language, with roughly a seventh of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Competency in Engineering Design translates into above-average pay for University of Houston grads — they earn 30 percent more than their fellow graduates. Other prime know-hows include Financial Reporting, Project Management, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

A number of grads are rewarded with paid time off, and just over half of the alumni report compensation for sick days and vacation time. A large number of graduates set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health coverage is awarded to most graduates, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of alumni as well. Graduates of University of Houston are also recipients of flexible hours, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Compensation averages around $69K for Texas A & M International University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to University of Houston-Clear Lake grads. Other schools similar to University of Houston-Clear Lake include Prairie View A & M University, McNeese State University, and the University of Houston-Victoria.

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Key Stats for University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL)


48 %
52 %
$43,664 - $91,563
$43,278 - $114,783
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
$43,471 - $102,240

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