Average Salary for University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Alumni

Nestled away in El Paso, Texas, the student population at The University of Texas at El Paso, a public research school, is roughly 19,000. This report is based on the responses of UTEP graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank

417
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

157
out of 420
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

106
out of 445

Typical Early Career Salary

$45,600
University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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.
)
$0$27K$54K$81K
Mechanical Engineer
11 salaries
$63,434  
   
Software Developer
10 salaries
$56,775  
Operations Manager
5 salaries
$79,300  
Software Engineer
5 salaries
$76,453  
Accountant
4 salaries
$50,800  
Administrative Assistant
4 salaries
$29,765  
Elementary School Teacher
3 salaries
$46,502  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Feb 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 334
United States (change)

About This School

500 W. University Ave
El Paso, TX 79968-0691

University of Texas at El Paso

19,696

State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

39 %

17 %

78 %

67 %


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Industry

The health care industry, public K-12 education, and IT services are just a few of the areas in which the UTEP grads find work. The majority of UTEP alumni wind up in the manufacturing industry. Graduates of UTEP typically earn $60K.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among UTEP alumni are Chief Financial Officers; they earn a median annual salary of around $98K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $79K and $72K are Software Engineers and Operations Managers. Salaries are anything but generous for Administrative Assistants, where earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at about $30K.

Locations

For reasons other than money, UTEP grads are most commonly found still living in El Paso, where median pay sits at the bottom of the pay scale (approximately $52K). On the flipside, UTEP grads seeking above-average pay can find soaring salaries in Houston where median pay is $85K. Neighboring Dallas is another common pick among UTEP grads, along with San Antonio.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration from UTEP can rake in a whopping $110K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Graduates holding a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Marketing & Management fare the worst in terms of compensation with yearly salaries of $32K.

Skills

Many former UTEP students are familiar with Microsoft Office, and close to one-tenth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Former Miners with Operations Management abilities can expect to make 44 percent more than their former classmates (about $86K). Competency in Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service also warrants excellent retribution.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one-third of alumni get paid sick time. A solid majority of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). It is no small feat that the greater part of alums are given health coverage, and a majority of former students accept dental insurance. Other benefits that The University of Texas at El Paso alumni receive are life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, University of Louisiana at Lafayette grads (who make an average of around $60K) earn salaries most similar to UTEP alumni. Other schools similar to UTEP include Northern Arizona University, The University of Texas at Dallas, and San Diego State University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
810 1030
ACT Scores 17 22

Key Stats for University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %
Salary
$30,051 - $76,327
Salary
$38,784 - $88,749
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 127 votes.
$30,739 - $74,331
$44,219 - $101,982
$40,851 - $100,592
$37,248 - $85,474
$31,562 - $97,500

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