Average Salary for Sam Houston State University (SHSU) Employees

Operating out of Huntsville, Texas, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) employs talent in positions ranging from Administrative Associate to Student Services Coordinator. A salary of $40K annually is the median rate at Sam Houston State University (SHSU). Though how long you've been working and what you do at the company are influential salary factors for those at Sam Houston State University (SHSU), where you live turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Sam Houston State University (SHSU) Median Salary by Job


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  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
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About This Company

1806 Ave J
Huntsville, Texas 77340


Sam Houston State University

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $39K per year. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $54K annually on average. The largest slice of the Sam Houston State University (SHSU) workforce (35 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $39K per year.


Earning $40K annually on average, Administrative Associates receive the most money, followed by Student Services Coordinators (around $33K per year).

Certifications and Degrees

Sam Houston State University (SHSU) provides the highest financial reward to those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) — these employees rake in about $39K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Video Editing; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $54K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) is Project Management; approximately one-fifth of employees use it for work. Recruiting, Customer Service, and Sales were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Sam Houston State University (SHSU), including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of survey participants and dental coverage for just over two-fifths of workers. Some other advantages of working at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) are tuition reimbursement, registered retirement savings plan (rrsp), and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Sam Houston State University (SHSU)


50 %
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$37,225 - $46,953
$28,781 - $66,819

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for Sam Houston State University (SHSU)

  1. Huntsville, Texas
  2. Houston, Texas

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