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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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: 20 May 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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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.


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.


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.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Dominican University - River Forest, IL


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

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