Around 7,000 people attend the University of Texas at Tyler, a institution based in Tyler, Texas. This report is based on the responses of UT Tyler graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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University of Texas at Tyler Median Salary by Job





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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 502
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About This School

3900 University Blvd
Tyler, TX 75799-6699


State School

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The UT Tyler alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the health care industry, the health care services industry, and the banking industry. Among UT Tyler grads, clinical care is a commonly chosen career field. Those with a degree from the UT Tyler make an average of about $56K.


After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average $65K per year compared to females' around $50K.


The most generous salaries among UT Tyler alumni are reportedly earned by Project Engineers, whose median earnings come to approximately $80K, followed by Mechanical Engineers ($77K) and Electrical Engineers ($66K). Administrative Assistants get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of $39K in this job.


Rather than relocating after graduation, many UT Tyler alumni (just under a third of) end up finding permanent jobs in Tyler. Fort Worth, Texas is also a common destination for UT Tyler grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of around $75K. UT Tyler alumni in Kilgore, Texas can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $41K. Close-by Dallas, Texas and Houston, Texas are also desirable cities among UT Tyler alumni.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $98K per year, former Patriots who have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) are the best paid among the alumni population. A bachelor's degree in technology offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($37K).


For former Patriots, proficiency in Engineering Design warrants a paycheck that is 34 percent more than other alumni salaries. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among UT Tyler alumni, with nearly one-seventh of grads reporting using it on the job. In addition, those who are savvy in Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Engineering Design are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-fifth of alumni receive sick leave. To plan for old age, a large number of alums maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Health coverage is awarded to a large number of grads, and dental insurance is issued to the larger part of grads as well. University of Texas at Tyler alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Northwestern State University of Louisiana grads report the most similar salaries to UT Tyler alums, earning approximately $57K on average. Other schools similar to UT Tyler include Stephen F Austin State University, Tarleton State University, and Texas A & M University-Texarkana.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1420 1720
ACT Scores 20 25

Key Stats for University of Texas at Tyler


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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 258 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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