Expected salary wages among graduates in San Antonio, TX

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Picture it: You’ve just graduated after spending years studying, stressing, and test taking. Now what?

At some point, you may have wondered how much SATX graduates earn? We’ve got the answers. Today, we’re cash-ing you up to speed by comparing six institutions + seeing how the most lucrative degrees stack up.

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The data doesn’t lie 🎓

The US Census Bureau has released a Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes Explorer that breaks down earnings for college graduates across the nation. We’ve done the research so you don’t have to.

This is what we’ve found (based on the 50% earnings percentile):

  • Average SATX salary one year post-grad: $37,321.
  • One year post-grad UT Austin salary (all programs): $49,573
  • One year post-grad Texas A&M salary (all programs): $45,032
  • UTSA saw the highest expected wages of all public SATX institutions.
  • STEM degrees were among the highest paid.
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University of Texas at San Antonio 💵

All Instructional Programs (Baccalaureate)

  • $42,793 — One year
  • $53,002 — Five years
  • $62,038 — Ten years

Top three salaries (based on 10 years post-grad)

  • $111,312 — Computer and Information Sciences + Support Services
  • $98,948 — Engineering
  • $81,875 — Physical Sciences

Texas A&M University - San Antonio 💵

All Instructional Programs (Baccalaureate)

  • $35,842 — One year
  • $50,082 — Five years
  • $54,979 — Ten years

Top three salaries (based on five years post-grad)

  • $53,429 — Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  • $53,088 — Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology
  • $50,705 — Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

San Antonio College 💵

All Instructional Programs (Associates)

  • $37,780 — One year
  • $51,448 — Five years
  • $60,031 — Ten years

Top three salaries (based on 10 years post-grad)

  • $90,656 — Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Services
  • $77,587 — Health Professions and Related Programs
  • $59,981 — Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

Northwest Vista College 💵

All Instructional Programs (Associates)

  • $26,363 — One year
  • $41,084 — Five years
  • $49,807 — Ten years

Top three salaries (based on 10 years post-grad)

  • $52,513 — Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  • $48,157 — Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  • $59,981 — Education

Saint Philip’s College 💵

All Instructional Programs (Associates)

  • $36,381 — One year
  • $46,150 — Five years
  • $53,290 — Ten years

Top three salaries (based on 10 years post-grad)

  • $65,300 — Health Professions and Related Programs
  • $54,623 — Construction Trades
  • $53,557 — Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians

Palo Alto College 💵

All Instructional Programs (Associates)

  • $27,181 — One year
  • $38,468 — Five years
  • $47,553 — Ten years

Top three salaries (based on 10 years post-grad)

  • $49,276 — Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • $48,473 — Psychology
  • $48,379 — Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
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