Graduates of the UT Arlington go into the health care industry, the aerospace and defense industry, and the manufacturing industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. Among UT Arlington grads, the financial services industry is a commonly chosen career field. Those with a degree from the UT Arlington make an average of $63K.
In the UT Arlington alumni professional community, Office Managers make the highest median pay (approximately $89K), though Electrical Engineers ($76K), and Mechanical Engineers ($64K) are close competitors. Design Engineers pick up about $50K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.
Many UT Arlington grads end up living in Dallas, Texas, deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. The top-paying city popular with UT Arlington alumni is Plano, Texas, which offers a median salary of $79K. Fort Worth, Texas is a popular spot for former UT Arlington students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at around $49K. Graduates of UT Arlington also relocate to Irving, Texas, which is not far away, and Arlington, Texas.
A Bachelor's Degree, Psychology earns UT Arlington students the most money after college (an average $133K per year). Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor's Degree, Communication are the lowest of the pack, earning $36K.
Many former UT Arlington students are familiar with Microsoft Excel, and a little less than one-fifth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. For former Mavericks, proficiency in People Management warrants a paycheck that is nearly double other alumni salaries. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Operations Management.
Benefits and Perks
Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (one in three grads and one in five survey participants, respectively). A large number of former students plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; most survey participants are rewarded with health insurance and a strong majority of alums report dental coverage, too. University of Texas at Arlington grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.
Among alumni of similar schools, Southern Illinois University Carbondale grads (who make an average of $61K) earn salaries most similar to UT Arlington alumni. The University of North Texas, Texas Tech University, and Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are also similar to UT Arlington.