Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Nacogdoches, Texas, Stephen F Austin State University, a school, has a student population of roughly 11,000. This summary is derived from information given by SFA grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) Median Salary by Job


Environmental Manager
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Executive Assistant
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Human Resources (HR) Director
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Interior Designer
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Marketing Manager
5 profiles

Operations Supervisor
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Financial Analyst
5 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 508
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About This School

2008 Alumin Drive, Rusk 206
Nacogdoches, TX 75961

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The most highly represented industry among alumni is the medical office industry. Salaries are quite modest for SFA alumni, inconsistent with the impressive SAT results reported by this group. Following graduation, SFA students earn an average of approximately $45K.


In the SFA alumni community, men make a median salary of about $92K compared to their female counterparts, who earn around $45K.


A large number of students head to Denton, Texas after college. SFA grads also flock to Houston, Texas, which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is $54K). Home to the lowest median salary for SFA alumni is Dallas, Texas, a popular place for former students despite its $31K average paycheck.

Degree Major

SFA grads who hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $75K per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) ($34K on average annually).


Competency in Team Leadership translates into above-average pay for former Lumberjacks — they earn more than double their fellow graduates. Nearly one in four SFA grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Some take advantage of an attractive benefits package; more than half of alums are paid for both vacation and sick time. More than half of survey participants enjoy benefits like health insurance, while around two in five alumni receive dental plans, too. More than half of graduates report contributing to a 401(k). Stephen F Austin State University grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and stock purchase plan.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Southern University and A & M College grads (who make an average of $49K) earn salaries most similar to SFA alumni. Northwestern State University of Louisiana, the University of Texas at Tyler, and the University of Louisiana-Monroe are also similar to SFA.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1310 1620
ACT Scores 19 24

Key Stats for Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA)


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$29,870 - $56,000
$52,000 - $105,058
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