Gonzaga University Alumni Average Salary

Around 5,000 undergrads attend Gonzaga University, a Roman Catholic school in Spokane, Wash.. The school sits in the top 12 percent of universities by return on investment. The school has a strong sports tradition (Go Bulldogs!) and its urban campus offers many benefits for its students. This report is based on the responses of Gonzaga graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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About This School

E 502 Boone Ave
Spokane, WA 99258-0001


Private School, Religious, For Sports Fans

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Former Gonzaga students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the software development industry, the biotechnology research and development industry, and the aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the retail industry. Those with a degree from Gonzaga make an average of approximately $62K.


The most popular destination for former Gonzaga students is Seattle, Wash. In addition, former Gonzaga students often head to Redmond, Wash. after graduating, where the median salary comes to about $110K in this top-paying city. Gonzaga grads love their alma mater so much that many stick around in Spokane despite the median salary there ranking lowest among popular cities ($53K). Other popular cities include Portland, Ore. and Denver, Colo.

Degree Major

Gonzaga students with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Accounting can expect to make the most money (around $113K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($55K).


For former Bulldogs, proficiency in People Management warrants a paycheck that is 59 percent more than other alumni salaries. Project Management is a common skill among Gonzaga alumni — close to one-fifth of grads mention using it at work. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just two-fifths of alumni for sick time. To plan for old age, most former students maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. A large number of former students have medical plans, and a large number of alumni have dental insurance. Other benefits awarded to Gonzaga University alumni include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $65K for Regis University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Gonzaga grads. City University of Seattle, Seattle University, and Seattle Pacific University are also similar to Gonzaga.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
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* SAT writing score is not included.
1090 1290
ACT Scores 25 29

Key Stats for Gonzaga University


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$31,808 - $91,795
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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$35,117 - $92,665
$38,250 - $96,996

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