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Name Type Employees Median salary Last updated
surveyable (818) 344-2133 4,826 $43,128 7/25/2018
Texas A&M AgriLife Research 425-241-5497 1,136 $46,953 6/22/2018
Texas A&M International University University 773 $50,078 6/22/2018
Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service University 471 $60,375 6/22/2018
Texas A&M Forest Service inswept 483 $38,409 6/22/2018
(773) 438-6388 (317) 371-7341 1,598 $56,567 6/22/2018
8658686594 University 396 $60,000 6/22/2018
(803) 823-4570 University 301 $77,868 6/22/2018
5615815089 3218306746 1,319 $40,601 6/22/2018
(907) 874-6975 University 26 $79,015 6/22/2018

Highest-paid employees

Name Title Entity Department Compensation
Shaka Smart Head Coach University of Texas at Austin 6014650089 $3,040,417
(660) 690-0238 Head Coach University of Texas at Austin Intercollegiate Athletics $2,746,220
6036576269 2083393519 918-913-2836 Athletic Director $1,800,000
Ramesh Hariharan tamely The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston 8734816646 $1,675,389
William McRaven Chancellor floor tile Chancellor $1,200,000
Robert Douglas Benjamin Jaquiss Professor (252) 888-3059 4137844120 $1,100,000
town hall (202) 986-7954 9046377558 709-544-9846 $1,000,000
mir President Texas A&M University President, Texas A&M University $1,000,000
Kevin Bozic Professor (Medical Affiliated) University of Texas at Austin 360-674-9394 $969,500
(908) 757-1277 5125661589 The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Orthopedic Surgery $960,000
Jorge Salazar 406-820-8693 The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston 2567293268 $956,563
Henry Huntington Batjer, III Professor & Chairman UT Southwestern Medical Center (573) 653-2882 $950,000
Daniel K. Podolsky President UT Southwestern Medical Center 614-235-1995 $944,316
David S. Woodward 8086998045 Texas A&M University 408-304-5757 $935,000
Stephen G. Swisher Division Head 214-693-7292 Surgery $931,825
Raymond E. Sawaya 4038796751 (605) 284-4035 Neurosurgery $927,464
John S. Sharp 8033834619 (515) 255-9873 636-474-1885 $900,000
3092264864 Head Coach University of Texas at Austin Intercollegiate Athletics $880,000
Cryptomeria Deputy President, Coo (571) 484-5188 Deputy President & Coo $880,000
(903) 824-2349 Vice Chancellor Health Srvs, Sr Vice Pres Of Hsc & Dean Of College Of Medicine Texas A&M Health Science Center (787) 898-8364 $870,834

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