Average Salary for University of Texas at Tyler Alumni

The University of Texas at Tyler is a university based in Tyler, Texas that is home to around 6,000 undergraduates. This report is based on the answers of UT Tyler graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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

Median Salary by Job

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Mechanical Engineer
5 salaries
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist
2 salaries
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
Financial Controller
2 salaries
2 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
2 salaries
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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 oil and gas refinement industry. The most popular professional field seems to be clinical care. Less than two percent of UT Tyler grads move into the loan servicing industry — it is the road least traveled for this demographic. Following graduation, UT Tyler students earn an average of approximately $58K.


Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $63K per year, but the second group takes home only $52K.


Former UT Tyler students with an interest in making money consider becoming Financial Controllers, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to about $77K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Environmental Health & Safety Specialists ($72K) and Mechanical Engineers ($70K). Community Relations Managers get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of around $26K in this job.


UT Tyler students enjoy their time in Tyler, and just under a third of students actually choose to live and work there after graduating. In addition, former UT Tyler students often head to Houston, Texas after graduating, where the median salary comes to about $72K in this top-paying city. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by UT Tyler alumni is San Antonio, Texas, where earnings average $41K. Neighboring Longview, Texas is another common pick among UT Tyler grads, along with Dallas, Texas.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Health and Safety from UT Tyler can rake in a whopping average $92K per year, more than any other degree from this school. A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Marketing (MKTG) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of approximately $36K.


Approximately one in seven grads report using Microsoft Excel as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. For former Patriots, proficiency in Project Management warrants a paycheck that is 39 percent more than other alumni salaries. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Office, Project Management, and AutoCAD.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-third of alumni receive sick leave. Health insurance benefits extend to most respondents, and the larger part of former students sign up for dental plans. Most survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. 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 Stephen F Austin State University grads is $55K, making their salaries most similar to those of 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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SAT Scores 1410 1708
ACT Scores 21 25

Key Stats for University of Texas at Tyler


45 %
55 %
$29,517 - $69,276
$39,728 - $79,703

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
$30,815 - $56,686
$59,144 - $95,904
$36,436 - $80,000
$39,355 - $83,576
$26,200 - $72,000

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