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

Students of the University of Houston call Houston home for four years. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Software Developer
6 salaries
Staff Accountant
6 salaries
Software Architect, Applications
4 salaries
Environmental Scientist
4 salaries
Senior Accountant
4 salaries
Research Scientist
3 salaries
Software Engineer
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 206
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University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL) Details

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058-1098

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Graduates of the University of Houston-Clear Lake are found working in a number of different fields including the education industry, the health care industry, and the software development industry. A large chunk of former University of Houston-Clear Lake students are employed in the oil and gas field services industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Those with a degree from University of Houston-Clear Lake tend to make $59K.


After graduation, women go on to earn an average of approximately $56K per year compared to men, who earn $71K.


Among University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni, those working as Applications Software Architects report the highest median pay of about $130K, followed by Research Scientists ($73K), and Software Engineers ($70K). Staff Accountants get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary, where grads report making an average of around $46K in this job.


Graduates of University of Houston-Clear Lake take pride in the city of Houston, and more than half of grads wind up living and working here after graduation. University of Houston-Clear Lake grads also flock to Dallas, which is home to salaries significantly above average (typical pay is approximately $85K). The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni is Austin, where earnings average $46K. Graduates also relocate to Pasadena and Galveston.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics Engineering earns University of Houston-Clear Lake students the most money after college ($120K per year). Those with a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration face salaries on the lower end, coming in close to about $35K per year.


Microsoft Office is a popular skill among University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni, with nearly one-sixth of grads reporting using it on the job. Competency in .NET translates into above-average pay for University of Houston grads — they earn 35 percent more than their fellow graduates. In addition, those who are savvy in Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Financial Analysis are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Just half of the alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in three grads get paid sick time. Health benefits extend to the greater part of alums, and most graduates also receive dental coverage. The greater part of former students take advantage of a 401(k) plan. University of Houston grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

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

Test Scores

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Key Stats

49 %
51 %
$35,302 - $72,012
$41,907 - $97,993
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

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