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Average Salary for Augustana College - Rock Island, IL Alumni

Around 3,000 people attend Augustana College, a Evangelical Lutheran Church institution based in Rock Island, Ill. Situated in the heart of Rock Island, Augustana College - Rock Island, IL offers its students a selective private school education in an exciting urban environment. Replies from former Augustana students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

Overall College ROI Rank
829
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities
305
out of 476
Mid-Career Salary Rank for Liberal Arts
95
out of 119
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Typical Early Career Salary
$40,600
Augustana College - Rock Island, IL Alumni
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Human Resources (HR) Manager
3 salaries
$40,695  
   
Information Technology (IT) Manager
2 salaries
$84,446  
National Sales Manager
2 salaries
$52,981  
Financial Analyst
2 salaries
$52,947  
Account Manager
2 salaries
$40,000  
Quality Control (QC) Chemist
2 salaries
$55,400  
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Augustana College - Rock Island, IL Details

Address:

639 38th St
Rock Island, IL 61201-2296

Also Known As:

Augustana College, Augustana College, Illinois

Admissions Website:

Students Enrolled:

2,551

Categories:

Private Schools, Liberal Arts, Religious

Graduation Rate:

78 %

% STEM:

24 %

% Stay In State:

59 %

% Receiving Pell Grants:

19 %
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Industry

Professionally, IT consulting, the insurance and financial services industry, and the software development industry are popular business areas among Augustana alumni. The most popular career sector among alumni is the manufacturing industry. The average salary for a grad from Augustana is $53K.

Jobs

The biggest paychecks among Augustana alumni are earned by Information Technology Managers — these former students make $84K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Quality Control Chemists (approximately $55K) and National Sales Managers (around $53K). Account Managers face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $40K.

Locations

Many Augustana grads end up living in Davenport, deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. It is also not uncommon to find former Augustana students living and working in Chicago — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $85K. For comparison, the lowest paying city popular with Augustana alumni is Schaumburg, which offers median salaries of about $51K. Close-by Moline and Springfield are also desirable cities among Augustana alumni.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Augustana grads with a B.A. in Business Management (earnings climb to approximately $101K per year). On the other end of the spectrum, those with a B.A. in Psychology tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making $37K per year.

Skills

Augustana grads are usually competent in Microsoft Office, and roughly one in eight alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Augustana College grads with Financial Analysis experience garner salaries that are nearly double other grads' salaries. Experience with Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Microsoft Word is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in three grads get paid sick time. The greater part of former students set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health coverage is awarded to a solid majority of survey participants, and dental insurance is issued to most former students as well. 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

Compensation averages around $53K for Cornell College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Augustana grads. Knox College, Monmouth College, and Coe College are also similar to Augustana.

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Key Stats

Gender

Female

42 %

female alumni

Male

58 %

male alumni
Salary
$34,619 - $67,974
Salary
$35,854 - $72,283

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
20%

Job Satisfaction


Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

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