University of Texas at Tyler Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Tyler, Texas, the University of Texas at Tyler, a school, has a student population of roughly 6,000. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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Human Resources (HR) Manager
8 salaries
Electrical Engineer
7 salaries
Project Engineer
6 salaries
Mechanical Engineer
6 salaries
Quality Manager
5 salaries
5 salaries
Director, Nursing
4 salaries
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About This School

3900 University Blvd
Tyler, TX 75799-6699


State School

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Graduates of the UT Tyler go into the health care industry, public K-12 education, and the oil drilling, pump, and oilfield supplies manufacturing industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The most popular field is clinical care. Following graduation, UT Tyler students earn an average of $63K.


UT Tyler grads who become Mechanical Engineers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average $83K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Environmental Health & Safety Specialists and Human Resources Managers; their salaries approach approximately $72K and around $59K, respectively. Buyers face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $44K.


Though Tyler, Texas offers the least in terms of financial rewards (median pay is the lowest at about $47K), slightly less than a third of UT Tyler students continue living here after college. On the flipside, UT Tyler grads seeking above-average pay can find soaring salaries in Houston, Texas where median pay is $72K. In addition, UT Tyler grads flock to neighboring Longview, Texas as well as San Antonio, Texas.

Degree Major

UT Tyler grads who hold a Master of Science (MS), Public Administration can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $85K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Accounting face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $30K per year.


Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is common among UT Tyler alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, around one in seven former students report doing so. Former Patriots with Project Management abilities can expect to make 42 percent more than their former classmates (approximately $90K). Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Training are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include paid time off, but vacation days are more heavily handed out than sick days; just over half of the former students report receiving the former, but only one-third of alumni report receiving the latter. Most former students have medical plans, and a majority of alums have dental insurance. Most alumni report contributing to a 401(k). Alumni of University of Texas at Tyler also take in life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Southern University and A & M College grads bring in salaries of around around $62K, making them the most similar to UT Tyler alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to UT Tyler include Stephen F Austin State University, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, and Tarleton State University.

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Key Stats for University of Texas at Tyler


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$27,575 - $66,486
$40,824 - $89,924
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 6 votes.

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