Average Salary for Augustana College - Rock Island, IL Alumni

Augustana College, an Evangelical Lutheran Church school in Rock Island, Ill., has roughly 3,000 undergrads. The school puts an emphasis on undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences. This summary is derived from information given by Augustana grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Augustana College - Rock Island, IL Alumni

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About This School

639 38th St
Rock Island, IL 61201-2296

Augustana College, Augustana College, Illinois



Private School, Liberal Arts, Religious

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Professionally, the health care services industry, the professional association industry, and the software development industry are popular business areas among Augustana alumni. The most popular professional field seems to be the manufacturing industry. Those with a degree from Augustana make an average of around $52K.


National Sales Managers win the contest for best-paid Augustana alumni, making approximately $53K on average every year.


Many Augustana grads end up living in Davenport, Iowa, deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. Chicago, Ill. is also a common destination for Augustana grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $106K. On the far end of the pay scale, Augustana alumni often reside in Schaumburg, Ill., which is home to the lowest pay at $51K. Nearby Chicago Heights, Ill. and Rockford, Ill. also rank high on the list of cities for Augustana grads.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $58K per year, Augustana College grads who have a B.A. in Accounting & Finance are the best paid among the alumni population. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Psychology — their annual income amounts to about $31K on average.


Proficiency in Project Management is common among Augustana alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, nearly one in five former students report doing so. Augustana College grads with Adobe Photoshop experience garner salaries that are 49 percent more than other grads' salaries. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Benefits and Perks

Just over two-fifths of graduates can rely on paid vacation days, but just one in three grads have the luxury of paid sick time. A large number of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). A large number of alumni have medical plans, and a fair number of alumni have dental insurance. Augustana College alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Median pay for Monmouth College grads is $52K, making their salaries most similar to those of Augustana grads. Cornell College, Knox College, and Coe College are also similar to Augustana.

Key Stats for Augustana College - Rock Island, IL


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$28,852 - $64,275
$32,859 - $71,000
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

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