Combining good value and great education, LeTourneau University is ranked in the top 13 percent of universities by return on investment. Alumni report high financial returns compared to the tuition they paid to attend this an Interdenominational university based in Longview, Texas. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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LeTourneau University Median Salary by Job



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  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 568
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About This School

2100 S Mobberly Ave
Longview, TX 75602


Private School, Religious

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LeTourneau University alumni can most commonly be found in the aerospace and defense industry, the oil and gas field services industry, and the health care industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The majority of LeTourneau University alumni wind up in the manufacturing industry. Following graduation, LeTourneau University students earn an average of $66K.


Among LeTourneau University graduates, the biggest earners are Directors of Operations, who haul in approximately $101K on average. Next on the list are Welding Engineers and Human Resources Directors, bringing in around $90K and about $74K, respectively. Sliding in near the bottom are Human Resources Managers, who report earnings of $61K.


Houston, Texas is filled with LeTourneau University grads. With a median salary of $79K, Fort Worth, Texas represents the highest-paid city popular among LeTourneau University grads. LeTourneau University alumni in Tyler, Texas can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $52K. Other cities of interest among LeTourneau University alumni include nearby Longview, Texas and Dallas, Texas.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for LeTourneau University grads with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), General Business (average earnings climb to $108K per year). A Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $52K.


Many LeTourneau University grads have knowledge of Microsoft Excel, with close to one-seventh of alumni using this program on the clock. Competency in Operations Management translates into above-average pay for LeTourneau University grads — they earn 28 percent more than their fellow graduates. Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Engineering Design rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only one in three grads earn paid vacation and just one in four survey participants get paid sick time. Health benefits extend to a large number of survey participants, and a fair number of survey participants also receive dental coverage. A large number of grads participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. LeTourneau University grads also enjoy benefits like a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Christian Brothers University graduates, who earn $67K on average, make a similar amount to LeTourneau University grads. Drury University, Cumberland University, and the University of the Cumberlands are also similar to LeTourneau University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1020 1280
ACT Scores 22 29

Key Stats for LeTourneau University


43 %
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$38,820 - $87,689
$48,728 - $98,840

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 231 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$48,697 - $101,099
$38,584 - $68,720
$45,157 - $89,894
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