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Average Salary for University of Texas at Tyler Alumni

Founded in Tyler, Texas, The University of Texas at Tyler is an institution of higher learning for around 5,000 students. This report is based on the responses of UT Tyler graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities
out of 420
Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School
out of 445
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Typical Early Career Salary
University of Texas at Tyler Alumni
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Mechanical Engineer
6 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
4 salaries
4 salaries
Financial Controller
3 salaries
Software Developer
3 salaries
Electrical Engineer
3 salaries
Account Manager
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 162
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University of Texas at Tyler Details


3900 University Blvd
Tyler, TX 75799-6699

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Graduation Rate:

41 %


12 %

% Stay In State:

90 %

% Receiving Pell Grants:

38 %
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The UT Tyler alumni find work in an assortment of industries including clinical care, the education industry, and the acute care hospital industry. The most popular field is the health care industry. The least popular industry for former UT Tyler students is the health care services industry — less than five percent of these people end up working in this field. The average starting salary for a graduate of UT Tyler is $55K.


Male graduates of UT Tyler out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of $61K versus about $50K for women.


UT Tyler grads who become Financial Controllers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, usually making $75K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Mechanical Engineers and Human Resources Managers; their salaries approach approximately $70K and $63K, respectively. Sliding in near the bottom are Accountants, who report earnings of around $41K.


More often than not, UT Tyler grads continue living in Tyler (approximately one-third of former students to be exact) even though average salaries here take last place on the pay scale (about $47K). Alternatively, Houston is home to some of the highest salaries — median pay is around $71K — which is an (obvious) draw for many UT Tyler grads. In addition, UT Tyler grads flock to neighboring Longview as well as San Antonio.

Degree Major

UT Tyler grads who hold a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning $100K per year. A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Marketing (MKTG) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face salaries of $36K.


Former Patriots who have experience with Budget Management can expect to make 37 percent more than other alumni ($75K on average). Proficiency in Microsoft Office is common among UT Tyler alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, nearly one-seventh of former students report doing so. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Customer Service rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-third of alumni get paid sick time. A fair portion of graduates opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; most grads are rewarded with health insurance and a majority of alumni report dental coverage, too. Additional perks enjoyed by The University of Texas at Tyler grads include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $54K for Stephen F Austin State University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to UT Tyler grads. Other schools similar to UT Tyler include Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Tarleton State University, and Texas A & M University-Texarkana.

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Test Scores
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SAT Scores 1430 1730
ACT Scores 21 25

Key Stats



45 %

female alumni


55 %

male alumni
$29,879 - $64,384
$37,694 - $76,956

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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based on 72 votes.
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