Graduates of the UT Arlington are found working in a number of different fields including the health care industry, the aerospace and defense industry, and the manufacturing industry. The most popular field is the financial services industry. Former UT Arlington graduates bring in $62K on average.
The most generous salaries among UT Arlington alumni are reportedly earned by Office Managers, whose median earnings come to $89K, followed by Electrical Engineers (about $76K) and Mechanical Engineers ($64K). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Design Engineers who make an average of approximately $50K.
Dallas, Texas is filled with UT Arlington grads. Plano, Texas is also a common destination for UT Arlington grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of around $79K. UT Arlington alumni in Fort Worth, Texas can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $50K. Nearby Irving, Texas is also a top pick for UT Arlington grads, as is Arlington, Texas.
UT Arlington grads who hold a Bachelor's Degree, Psychology can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $133K per year. Those holding a Bachelor's Degree, Communication are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $36K on average per year.
Former Mavericks with People Management experience garner salaries that are nearly double other grads' salaries. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among UT Arlington alumni, with just under a fifth of workers reporting using it on the job. Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Word are desirable skills as well.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in three grads earn paid vacation and just one in five survey participants get paid sick time. A large number of graduates set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health coverage is awarded to most alumni, and dental insurance is issued to a strong majority of alums as well. Other benefits that University of Texas at Arlington alumni receive are 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 approximately $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.