Average Salary for University of Texas at Tyler Alumni

Around 6,000 people attend the University of Texas at Tyler, a institution based in Tyler, Texas. The data for this snapshot was collected from UT Tyler graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

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Typical Early Career Salary

University of Texas at Tyler Alumni

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Mechanical Engineer
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Human Resources (HR) Manager
3 salaries
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
Community Relations Manager
2 salaries
Financial Controller
2 salaries
Software Developer
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105

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About This School

3900 University Blvd
Tyler, TX 75799-6699



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The health care industry, the education industry, and the home health care industry are just a few of the areas in which the UT Tyler grads find work. Clinical care is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Former UT Tyler students do not typically enter the health care services industry; in fact, less than five percent of graduates find work in this area, making it the least likely field for this group to enter. The average salary for a grad from the UT Tyler is about $59K.


There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is approximately $62K, but the median for the latter is only $51K.


The most generous salaries among UT Tyler alumni are reportedly earned by Financial Controllers, whose median earnings come to $75K, followed by Environmental Health & Safety Specialists (around $72K) and Mechanical Engineers ($70K). Accountants pick up $40K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.


Graduates of UT Tyler seem to enjoy living in Tyler, and just under a third of grads wind up living and working there after graduation. It is also not uncommon to find former UT Tyler students living and working in Houston, Texas — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $72K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by UT Tyler alumni is Marshall, Texas, where earnings average about $45K. Neighboring Dallas, Texas is another common pick among UT Tyler grads, along with Longview, Texas.

Degree Major

A Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) earns UT Tyler students the most money after college (an average $100K per year). Those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Marketing (MKTG) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average around $36K per year.


Project Management commands a pay premium of 38 percent for former Patriots. UT Tyler alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Excel, with nearly one-seventh of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Project Management, and AutoCAD command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, a little less than a third of alumni report receiving the former, whereas just half of the alumni report receiving the latter. Health benefits extend to a large number of grads, and a fair number of survey participants also receive dental coverage. Most graduates report contributing to a 401(k). Alumni of University of Texas at Tyler also take in life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Prairie View A & M University graduates, who earn approximately $61K on average, make a similar amount to UT Tyler grads. Other schools similar to UT Tyler include Stephen F Austin State University, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, and Tarleton State University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1410 1708
ACT Scores 21 25

Key Stats for University of Texas at Tyler


44 %
56 %
$29,372 - $72,224
$39,917 - $79,417
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
$30,447 - $79,217
$60,166 - $90,500
$38,630 - $81,848
$36,436 - $80,000
$31,444 - $81,389

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