University of Texas at Tyler Alumni Average Salary

Around 6,000 people attend the University of Texas at Tyler, a institution based in Tyler, Texas. This report is based on the responses of UT Tyler graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Mechanical Engineer
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Financial Analyst
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist
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Human Resources (HR) Manager
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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 education industry. A large chunk of former UT Tyler students are employed in clinical care; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Very few UT Tyler grads go into the general medical and surgical hospital industry; in fact, less than two percent of alumni enter this industry. Median pay for those who graduated from the UT Tyler amounts to about $59K.


Among UT Tyler alumni, those working as Financial Controllers report the highest median pay of $77K, followed by Environmental Health & Safety Specialists (approximately $72K), and Mechanical Engineers ($70K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Financial Analysts — they bring in $37K.


For reasons other than money, UT Tyler grads are most commonly found still living in Tyler, Texas, where median pay sits at the bottom of the pay scale ($46K). However, UT Tyler grads looking to fill their bank accounts consider moving to Houston, Texas — one of the most popular top-paying cities — with its median salary of around $73K. Other cities of interest among UT Tyler alumni include nearby Longview, Texas and San Antonio, Texas.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for UT Tyler grads with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Health and Safety (average earnings climb to about $92K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Marketing (MKTG) (approximately $36K on average annually).


UT Tyler grads are usually competent in Microsoft Office, and nearly one-seventh of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for former Patriots — they earn 37 percent more than their fellow graduates. Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Budget Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in three grads receive sick leave. Health insurance benefits extend to most survey participants, and more than half of respondents sign up for dental plans. To plan for old age, most respondents maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. 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 $62K on average, make a similar amount to 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

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

Key Stats for University of Texas at Tyler


45 %
55 %
$30,037 - $71,724
$39,597 - $80,250
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 21 votes.
$30,815 - $56,686
$50,000 - $96,853
$36,113 - $80,673
$39,355 - $83,576

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