Average Salary for University of Texas at Tyler Alumni

Nestled away in Tyler, Texas, the University of Texas at Tyler, a school, has a student population of roughly 6,000. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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University of Texas at Tyler Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
Mechanical Engineer
5 salaries
3 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
3 salaries
Financial Controller
2 salaries
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist
2 salaries
Community Relations Manager
2 salaries
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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About This School

3900 University Blvd
Tyler, TX 75799-6699



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The UT Tyler alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the health care industry, the home health care industry, and the health care services industry. Among UT Tyler grads, clinical care is a commonly chosen career field. Less than two percent of UT Tyler grads move into the home health care with hospice services industry — it is the road least traveled for this demographic. Those with a degree from the UT Tyler make an average of about $59K.


Among UT Tyler alumni, those working as Environmental Health & Safety Specialists report the highest median pay of $72K, followed by Mechanical Engineers (around $70K), and Human Resources Managers (approximately $62K). Sliding in near the bottom are Community Relations Managers, who report earnings of $26K.


Graduates of UT Tyler seem to enjoy living in Tyler, and slightly less than a third of grads wind up living and working there after graduation. Another city that attracts a wealth of UT Tyler grads is Houston, Texas; given its high compensation ($72K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. On the other end, UT Tyler grads flock to San Antonio, Texas, which actually offers the weakest median salary of $41K. In addition, UT Tyler grads flock to neighboring Longview, Texas as well as Dallas, Texas.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Occupational Health and Safety will compensate UT Tyler grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in around $92K on average per year. Graduates holding a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Marketing (MKTG) fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $36K.


Former Patriots with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 38 percent more than other grads' salaries. Microsoft Office is a common skill among UT Tyler alumni — one-seventh of grads mention using it at work. Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Budget Management are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one in three grads for sick time. Health benefits extend to most alums, and a majority of graduates also receive dental coverage. A large number of alumni opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. University of Texas at Tyler alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Median pay for Prairie View A & M University grads is about $62K, making their salaries most similar to those of UT Tyler grads. Stephen F Austin State University, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, and Tarleton State University are also similar to UT Tyler.

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Test Scores

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ACT Scores 21 25

Key Stats for University of Texas at Tyler


46 %
54 %
$29,520 - $71,476
$39,728 - $79,703
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 26 votes.
$30,889 - $58,153
$59,702 - $94,726
$36,436 - $80,000
$39,355 - $83,576
$26,200 - $72,000

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