Nestled away in Fort Worth, Texas, Texas Wesleyan University, an United Methodist school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

College ROI Report

1355th

20 Year Net ROI 

$120,000

Annual ROI 

2.9 %

Total 4 Year Cost 

$153,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

836th

Early Career Salary 

$45,900

Mid-Career Salary 

$85,400

% High Meaning 

58 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Texas Wesleyan University Median Salary by Job

MinMax

$168,078
$129K$238K

$90,019
$0$90K

$52,921
$0$53K

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$34,000
$0$34K

$160,000
$0$160K

$62,486
$0$62K

$45,978
$0$46K

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 134
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About This School

1201 Wesleyan St
Fort Worth, TX 76105-1536

www.txwes.edu/admissions

2,293

Private School, Religious

36 %

3 %

100 %

32 %

Industry

Professionally, public K-12 education, the health care industry, and the financial services industry are popular business areas among Texas Wesleyan University alumni. The education industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Starting salaries of $53K are the median among Texas Wesleyan University grads.

Gender

It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of about $53K whereas the men's median is $71K.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among Texas Wesleyan University alumni are Certified Nurse Anesthetists; they earn a median annual salary of $145K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at approximately $139K and around $88K, respectively, are Nurse Anesthetists and VPs of Operations. On the lower end, Customer Service Representatives report making $34K.

Locations

For reasons other than money, Texas Wesleyan University grads are most commonly found still living in Fort Worth, Texas, where median pay sits at the bottom of the pay scale ($54K). On the flipside, Texas Wesleyan University grads seeking above-average pay can find soaring salaries in Shreveport, La. where median pay is approximately $157K. Texas Wesleyan University alumni express interest in nearby Arlington, Texas and Frisco, Texas as well.

Degree Major

A Master of Health Sciences (MHS) will compensate Texas Wesleyan University grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $160K on average per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Theater ($40K on average annually).

Skills

One in eight grads report using Microsoft Office as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Knowledge of Anesthesia seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 166 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (about $142K). Other prime know-hows include Anesthesia, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one-third of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-fourth of alumni get sick time. A fair number of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A fair number of grads have medical plans, and a majority of alums have dental insurance. Texas Wesleyan University graduates also take advantage of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Southwest Baptist University grads (who make an average of $53K) earn salaries most similar to Texas Wesleyan University alumni. Other schools similar to Texas Wesleyan University include Saint Edward's University, Harding University, and the Union University.

Texas Wesleyan University Job Listings

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1348 1600
ACT Scores 19 23

Key Stats for Texas Wesleyan University

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %
Salary
$34,536 - $85,278
Salary
$48,177 - $117,500

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 78 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%
$38,810 - $80,842
$45,338 - $88,088
$32,844 - $62,400
$41,000
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