Dominican University - River Forest, IL Alumni Average Salary

Around 2,000 people attend Dominican University, a Roman Catholic institution based in River Forest, Ill. The data in this summary come from Dominican University alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Dominican University - River Forest, IL School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
1-4 years
2 salaries
5-9 years
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About This School

7900 W Division St
River Forest, IL 60305

Dominican University, Illinois, Dominican University


Private School, Religious

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Despite the excellent SAT scores reported by Dominican University alumni, former students go on to earn relatively modest salaries. Following graduation, Dominican University students earn an average of $50K.


After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes around $55K where the average male graduate hauls home $67K.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor's Degree from Dominican University can rake in a whopping average about $64K per year, more than any other degree from this school.


Dominican University grads who have experience with Financial Analysis can expect to make 65 percent more than other alumni (approximately $83K on average). Many former Dominican University students are familiar with Project Management, and nearly one in three grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Financial Reporting, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Compensation for vacation days and sick leave is extended to almost all former students. A strong majority of respondents enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a strong majority of survey participants receive dental plans, too. A strong majority of alums opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Other benefits awarded to Dominican University alumni include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Median pay for Saint Xavier University grads is $50K, making their salaries most similar to those of Dominican University grads. Other schools similar to Dominican University include Concordia University-Chicago, Roosevelt University, and North Park University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1460 1730
ACT Scores 20 24

Key Stats for Dominican University - River Forest, IL


78 %
22 %
$49,654 - $91,500
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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