Attending Dallas Baptist University, a Baptist university can pay off very well in the long run. The school is based in Dallas, Texas, and it is ranked in the top 30 percent of universities by return on investment. The data in this summary come from Dallas Baptist University alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Dallas Baptist University Median Salary by Job





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Youth Pastor
7 profiles

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Senior Pastor
6 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jun 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 542
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About This School

3000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, TX 75211-9299


Private School, Research University, Religious

58 %

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Professionally, religious service, the manufacturing industry, and the health care services industry are popular business areas among Dallas Baptist University alumni. The most popular field is the education industry. Following graduation, Dallas Baptist University students earn an average of $62K.


The biggest paychecks among Dallas Baptist University alumni are earned by Senior Business Analysts — these former students make a median salary of approximately $79K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Human Resources Managers ($71K) and Accounting Managers (around $65K). On the lower end, Youth Pastors report making $50K.


Dallas Baptist University alumni seem to appreciate living in Dallas, and close to one-half of grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework. The top-paying city popular with Dallas Baptist University alumni is Arlington, Texas, which offers a median salary of $75K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Dallas Baptist University alumni is Austin, Texas, where earnings average about $55K. Other cities of interest among Dallas Baptist University alumni include nearby Fort Worth, Texas and Irving, Texas.

Degree Major

Dallas Baptist University students with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) can expect to make the most money ($100K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Marketing tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average around $43K per year.


Dallas Baptist University grads with Operations Management experience garner salaries that are 20 percent more than other grads' salaries. Project Management is a popular skill among Dallas Baptist University alumni, with about one in seven workers reporting using it on the job. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Leadership are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. A large number of former students receive health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants get dental coverage. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a large number of graduates contribute to a 401(k). Dallas Baptist University grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Southern Nazarene University grads (who make an average of $62K) earn salaries most similar to Dallas Baptist University alumni. Other schools similar to Dallas Baptist University include Abilene Christian University, Wayland Baptist University, and Mississippi College.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1030 1210
ACT Scores 19 24

Key Stats for Dallas Baptist University


54 %
46 %
$40,737 - $80,050
$39,568 - $91,042

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 224 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$40,208 - $83,997
$45,371 - $88,933
$50,418 - $86,194
$41,561 - $109,927
$40,268 - $81,648
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