• Control: Public
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctorate/Research Universities [RU/VH, RU/H, DRU]
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: > 10,000

2023 Recognition Categories

  • Job Satisfaction & Support
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Professional Development
  • Mission & Pride
  • Confidence in Senior Leadership
  • Faculty & Staff Well-being

What makes your college a great place to work?

President's Statement

For 100 years, Texas Tech has placed a high value on relationships and providing our students with a personal experience. That culture is not possible without our faculty and staff, who are at the heart of what makes this university a special place. Family, community and an environment conducive to student and employee success will continue to be central to our mission as we look toward the next century at Texas Tech.

Employee Comment

I appreciate the culture and familial atmosphere of working at Texas Tech University. The people truly believe in the mission of higher education and love serving students. It's a great place to grow and advance professionally in a community that supports personal lives.

Vital Statistics

    Employee Counts

  • Full-time Administrators: 883
  • Full-time Exempt Professional Staff: 1,011
  • Full-time Faculty: 1,486
  • Full-time Non-exempt Staff: 1,845
  • Adjunct Faculty: 156

    Average Annual Salary

  • Full-time Administrators: $98,075
  • Full-time Faculty: $99,204
  • Full-time Exempt Professional Staff: $72,112
  • Full-time Non-exempt Staff: $40,637

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 6%
  • Full-time Staff: 12%
  • 5 Years Recognized
  • 2 Years Honor Roll

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