Baylor University Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Waco, Texas, Baylor University, a Baptist school, has a student population of roughly 13,000. The athletic culture permeates campus life (Go Bears!), and students take full advantage of the school's urban location by enjoying concerts, dinners, and festivals around town. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
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About This School

500 Speight Ave.
Waco, TX 76798


Private School, Research University, Religious, For Sports Fans, Sober School

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Professionally, the software development industry, the veterinary care industry, and the consulting industry are popular business areas among Baylor alumni. The most highly represented industry among alumni is software as a service (SAAS) development. Those with an education from Baylor earn an average of $59K.


Among Baylor graduates, the biggest earners are Software Engineers, who haul in approximately $62K on average.


Many Baylor students are San Antonio, Texas-bound following college. Houston, Texas is also a common destination for Baylor grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $89K. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Baylor grads is Dallas, Texas (median compensation is about $53K). Close-by Austin, Texas and Nashville, Tenn. are also desirable cities among Baylor alumni.

Degree Major

Baylor grads who hold a medical degree can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $141K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average around $51K per year.


Former Bears who have experience with People Management can expect to make 40 percent more than other alumni ($83K on average). Many Baylor grads have knowledge of Project Management, with roughly a sixth of alumni using this program on the clock. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Marketing Communications.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one in four survey participants get paid sick time. A large number of alums report contributing to a 401(k). Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; most respondents are rewarded with health insurance and a strong majority of alums report dental coverage, too. Graduates of Baylor University are also recipients of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Clark University grads report the most similar salaries to Baylor alums, earning around $58K on average. Wake Forest University, Nova Southeastern University, and the University of Dayton are also similar to Baylor.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1670 1960
ACT Scores 25 30

Key Stats for Baylor University


43 %
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$44,557 - $81,870
$39,529 - $84,856

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$46,799 - $98,016
$44,219 - $80,261
$44,281 - $84,441

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