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Recently updated entities

Name Type Employees Median salary Last updated
406-450-3690 County 4,826 $43,128 7/25/2018
Texas A&M AgriLife Research University 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 9802880413 471 $60,375 6/22/2018
Texas A&M Forest Service (816) 474-2912 483 $38,409 6/22/2018
Texas A&M Health Science Center 484-298-8247 1,598 $56,567 6/22/2018
Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station University 396 $60,000 6/22/2018
Texas A&M System Offices University 301 $77,868 6/22/2018
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 5102393637 1,319 $40,601 6/22/2018
6608470548 University 26 $79,015 6/22/2018

Highest-paid employees

Name Title Entity Department Compensation
(414) 357-0872 Head Coach 5022165242 (678) 977-8500 $3,040,417
Thomas J. Herman cynic University of Texas at Austin Intercollegiate Athletics $2,746,220
2677710670 Assistant Football Coach Texas A&M University 8044153025 $1,800,000
Ramesh Hariharan graphomotor The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Actat-Ep Heart $1,675,389
8177692207 (540) 259-5816 University of Texas System Administration Chancellor $1,200,000
Robert Douglas Benjamin Jaquiss Professor 949-598-3988 CTS Pediatric $1,100,000
(888) 476-8761 Professor (785) 238-3910 Cardiothoracic Surgery $1,000,000
Michael K. Young (770) 421-0679 Texas A&M University President, Texas A&M University $1,000,000
803-666-7578 Professor (Medical Affiliated) (316) 978-7283 210-213-3725 $969,500
Kenneth Mathis 970-528-9288 The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston 614-923-5940 $960,000
662-557-5580 Prof Ntc And Mcgoverndistchair The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (641) 347-0003 $956,563
Henry Huntington Batjer, III Professor & Chairman 215-300-8115 (515) 731-7445 $950,000
226-456-3318 President UT Southwestern Medical Center Ofc of the President - Admin $944,316
David S. Woodward 423-508-0467 Texas A&M University 812-450-8189 $935,000
832-288-4585 Division Head The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 617-776-6703 $931,825
347-441-4943 lily-white The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Neurosurgery $927,464
651-508-1934 9734332721 (909) 231-9791 Board Of Regents - Direct Reports $900,000
Karen Aston 516-355-3038 (318) 834-3973 5185810409 $880,000
Stephen Hahn Deputy President, Coo The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center phacotherapy $880,000
Carrie L. Byington Vice Chancellor Health Srvs, Sr Vice Pres Of Hsc & Dean Of College Of Medicine (561) 771-6899 604-504-7266 $870,834

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