Prairie View A & M University Alumni Average Salary

It's hard to find a better value for your tuition dollar than at Prairie View A & M University, a university based in Prairie View, Texas. The school is ranked in the top 12 percent of universities by return on investment. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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College ROI Report

213th

20 Year Net ROI 

$402,000

Annual ROI 

9.5%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$77,500

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

438th

Early Career Salary 

$54,300

Mid-Career Salary 

$90,000

% High Meaning 

62 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Prairie View A & M University Median Salary by Job

MinMax

Process Engineer
6 profiles
$87,500
$81K$106K

Project Engineer
6 profiles
$71,944
$59K$79K

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
4 profiles
$51,282
$0$51K

United States (change)

Software Engineer
4 profiles
$91,035
$0$91K

Reliability Engineer
4 profiles
$92,432
$0$92K

Control Systems Engineer
3 profiles
$82,200
$0$82K

Elementary School Teacher
3 profiles
$52,619
$0$53K

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 248
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About This School

FM 1098 Road & University Drive
Prairie View, TX 77446

7,650

Research University, State School, For Sports Fans

34 %

20 %

90 %

74 %

Industry

The engineering services industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Starting salaries of $56K are the median among PVAMU grads.

Gender

After graduation, women go on to earn an average of approximately $49K per year compared to men, who earn around $64K.

Degree Major

PVAMU grads who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average about $66K per year. Graduates holding a Bachelor's Degree fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $53K.

Skills

PVAMU grads are usually competent in Engineering Design, and about a fourth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Computer Aided Design (CAD) commands a pay premium of 109 percent for former Panthers. Competency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Close to half of the alums enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. A large number of alums have medical plans, and a fair number of alumni have dental insurance. Most survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Prairie View A & M University alumni are also on the receiving end of 403(b), tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Median pay for Tarleton State University grads is $54K, making their salaries most similar to those of PVAMU grads. Other schools similar to PVAMU include the University of Houston-Clear Lake, Texas State University-San Marcos, and McNeese State University.

Prairie View A & M University Job Listings

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1130 1370
ACT Scores 16 20

Key Stats for Prairie View A & M University

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %
Salary
$36,303 - $66,129
Salary
$46,333 - $107,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%
$41,000 - $66,953

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