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

Around 20,000 people attend the University of Texas at El Paso, a institution based in El Paso, Texas. Enthusiasm for sports runs deep here (Go Miners!), and the urban location affords rich cultural experiences for the students. Replies from former UTEP students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Overall College ROI Rank

510
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

205
out of 408
 

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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Software Developer
9 salaries
$55,000  
   
Mechanical Engineer
9 salaries
$60,000  
Accountant
4 salaries
$50,800  
Operations Manager
4 salaries
$102,150  
Information Technology (IT) Manager
3 salaries
$52,903  
Software Engineer
3 salaries
$80,024  
Administrative Assistant
3 salaries
$27,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 224
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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

Graduates of the UTEP go into public K-12 education, the health care industry, and the software development industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the manufacturing industry. Following graduation, UTEP students earn an average of $59K.

Jobs

Among UTEP graduates, the biggest earners are Operations Managers, who haul in approximately $102K on average. Next on the list are Software Engineers and Mechanical Engineers, bringing in about $80K and $62K, respectively. Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Elementary School Teachers; alumni in this role face average salaries of $47K.

Locations

El Paso, Texas keeps the largest number of UTEP grads among cities despite the fact that it offers the lowest median compensation (around $51K). However, UTEP grads looking to fill their bank accounts consider moving to Phoenix, Ariz. — one of the most popular top-paying cities — with its median salary of $74K. Neighboring Dallas, Texas is another common pick among UTEP grads, along with Austin, Texas.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration will compensate UTEP grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in around $120K on average per year. Those holding a Bachelor's Degree, Psychology are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $28K on average per year.

Skills

Microsoft Office is a popular skill among UTEP alumni, with about one in eight workers reporting using it on the job. C++ commands a pay premium of 38 percent for former Miners. Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-third of alumni get paid sick time. Most alumni allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance benefits extend to most alums, and more than half of alumni sign up for dental plans. Alumni of University of Texas at El Paso also take in life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Northern Arizona University grads (who make an average of about $55K) earn salaries most similar to UTEP alumni. Other schools similar to UTEP include the University of Texas at Dallas, San Diego State University, and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

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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
$28,817 - $73,711
Salary
$39,166 - $84,206
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
$31,129 - $74,868
$43,692 - $100,003
$41,000 - $98,557
$47,500 - $85,000
$40,000 - $140,000

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