Dominican University - River Forest, IL Alumni Average Salary

Dominican University is a Roman Catholic university based in River Forest, Ill. that is home to around 2,000 undergraduates. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

763rd

20 Year Net ROI 

$226,000

Annual ROI 

4.5%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$162,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

630th

Early Career Salary 

$40,600

Mid-Career Salary 

$57,800

% High Meaning 

N/A

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Dominican University - River Forest, IL Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$25K$50K$75K
Librarian
4 salaries
$43,500  
   
Internal Auditor
4 salaries
$63,705  
Staff Accountant
4 salaries
$50,992  
Quality Assurance Manager
3 salaries
$75,000  
High School Teacher
3 salaries
$45,200  
Social Worker
3 salaries
$40,236  
Elementary School Teacher
3 salaries
$43,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 192

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About This School

7900 W Division St
River Forest, IL 60305

Dominican University, Illinois, Dominican University

2,069

Private School, Religious

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Industry

For Dominican University alumni, high SAT scores do not correlate to high-paying positions in the workforce. Former Dominican University graduates bring in $50K on average.

Gender

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

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Dominican University alumni are those with a Bachelor's Degree — they earn close to $64K on average per year.

Skills

Financial Analysis commands a pay premium of 65 percent for Dominican University grads. Dominican University alumni are often well versed in Project Management, with approximately one in three grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Competency in Microsoft Excel, Financial Reporting, and Financial Analysis also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

A number of grads are rewarded with paid time off, and the vast majority of former students report compensation for sick days and vacation time. A strong majority of respondents opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. A strong majority of alumni enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a fair number of survey participants receive dental plans, too. Dominican University graduates also take advantage of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Saint Xavier University grads report the most similar salaries to Dominican University alums, earning around $50K on average. Other schools similar to Dominican University include Concordia University-Chicago, Roosevelt University, and North Park University.

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Key Stats for Dominican University - River Forest, IL

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %
Salary
$49,654 - $91,500
Salary
$66,500
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

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