Augustana College - Rock Island, IL Alumni Average Salary

Augustana College is an Evangelical Lutheran Church university based in Rock Island, Ill. that is home to around 3,000 undergraduates. The survey pool is heavily weighted toward men, with a male-to-female ratio of 5-to-1. After graduation, women earn less than men do, a finding consistent with alumni reports. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

1147th

20 Year Net ROI 

$37,600

Annual ROI 

1.1%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$179,400

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College Salary Report

498th

Early Career Salary 

$44,400

Mid-Career Salary 

$76,300

% High Meaning 

45 %

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Augustana College - Rock Island, IL Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$21K$42K$63K
National Sales Manager
2 salaries
$52,981  
   
Account Manager
2 salaries
$62,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Feb 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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About This School

639 38th St
Rock Island, IL 61201-2296

Augustana College, Augustana College, Illinois

www.augustana.edu/admissions

2,524

Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

78 %

24 %

69 %

24 %


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Industry

Graduates of Augustana go into the insurance and financial services industry, the software development industry, and the health care information technology (it) services industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. A large chunk of former Augustana students are employed in the manufacturing industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Those with an education from Augustana earn an average of around $60K.

Gender

The school's graduates who responded to the survey are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is 3 to 1).

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among Augustana alumni are Account Managers; they earn a median annual salary of $63K.

Locations

Many Augustana students are Davenport, Iowa-bound following college. Another city that attracts a wealth of Augustana grads is Chicago, Ill.; given its high compensation (approximately $103K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. On the other hand, Augustana alumni who end up in Schaumburg, Ill. receive the lowest median salary of $51K.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Augustana alumni are those with a B.A. in Speech Communication — they earn close to $94K on average per year. A B.A. in Biology commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of about $38K.

Skills

Roughly one in five Augustana grads wind up using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Competency in Negotiation translates into above-average pay for Augustana College grads — they earn 22 percent more than their fellow graduates. Competency in Training, Microsoft Excel, and General Ledger Accounting also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Only one-third of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in three grads get paid sick time. Dental insurance applies to the vast majority of graduates, and the vast majority of former students report health coverage. The vast majority of grads participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Alumni of Augustana College also take in a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Wheaton College graduates, who earn $59K on average, make a similar amount to Augustana grads. Other schools similar to Augustana include Cornell College, Knox College, and Monmouth College.

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Key Stats for Augustana College - Rock Island, IL

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %
Salary
$53,300
Salary
$38,782 - $78,500
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

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