Average Hourly Rate for University of Texas - Medical Branch (UTMB) Alumni

Around 1,000 people attend the University of Texas Medical Branch, a institution based in Galveston, Texas. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Typical Early Career Salary

$58,600
University of Texas - Medical Branch (UTMB) Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Job

Job
National Hourly Rate Data 
$0$18$36$54
Registered Nurse (RN)
$32.78  
   
Physician Assistant (PA)
$51.67  
Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room
$24.50  
Physical Therapist (PT)
$36.78  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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About This School

301 University Blvd
Galveston, TX 77555-0129

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)

725

State School

96 %


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Industry

Graduates of the University of Texas Medical Branch head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; clinical care, the health clinic industry, and the acute care hospital industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The health care industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. The professional analytical or laboratory services industry is perhaps the least commonly worked industry among University of Texas Medical Branch grads, with less than five percent of former students experienced in this area. The average salary for a grad from the University of Texas Medical Branch is $80K.

Jobs

The most generous salaries among University of Texas Medical Branch alumni are reportedly earned by Nursing Managers, whose median earnings come to approximately $94K, followed by Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (around $90K) and Physician Assistants (about $86K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Registered Nurses — they bring in $75K.

Locations

San Antonio, Texas is a hub for University of Texas Medical Branch graduates — a large number call this city home. It is also not uncommon to find former University of Texas Medical Branch students living and working in Houston, Texas — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $84K. University of Texas Medical Branch grads love their alma mater so much that many stick around in Galveston despite the median salary there ranking lowest among popular cities ($51K). Other popular cities include Jacksonville, Fla. and Austin, Texas.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for University of Texas Medical Branch grads with a Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (average earnings climb to $114K per year). Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in around $51K on average per year.

Skills

Competency in Internal Medicine translates into above-average pay for University of Texas Medical Branch grads — they earn 14 percent more than their fellow graduates. Proficiency in Family Practice is common among University of Texas Medical Branch alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, roughly an eighth of former students report doing so. Demonstrated ability in Acute Care, Medicine / Surgery, and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though slightly more than half of the respondents get paid time off for vacation, only one-third of alumni receive paid sick leave. A large number of alums participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. A large number of alumni enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a majority of respondents receive dental plans, too. Additional benefits handed to University of Texas Medical Branch alumni include life insurance, 403(b), tuition reimbursement, and malpractice / liability insurance.

Related Schools

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio graduates, who earn $78K on average, make a similar amount to University of Texas Medical Branch grads. Other schools similar to University of Texas Medical Branch include the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans, and the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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Key Stats for University of Texas - Medical Branch (UTMB)

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %
Hourly Rate
$26 - $48
Hourly Rate
$17 - $54
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

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