Governors State University Alumni Average Salary

Governors State University is a university based in University Park, Ill. that is home to around 3,000 undergraduates. This report is based on the answers of Governors State University graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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College Salary Report

606th

Early Career Salary 

$51,500

Mid-Career Salary 

$68,100

% High Meaning 

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Governors State University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$22K$44K$66K
Staff Accountant
5 salaries
$53,943  
   
Systems Administrator
4 salaries
$60,166  
Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS)
4 salaries
$50,000  
Physical Therapist (PT)
4 salaries
$65,653  
Social Worker (MSW)
4 salaries
$58,594  
General / Operations Manager
4 salaries
$62,400  
Operations Manager
4 salaries
$60,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 289
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About This School

1 University Pky
University Park, IL 60484

www.govst.edu/apply/

3,218

State School

6 %

86 %


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Industry

The average salary for a grad from Governors State University is around $63K.

Gender

Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $79K per year, but the second group takes home only about $41K.

Locations

Home to a large number of Governors State University alums, Joliet, Ill. is by far the most attractive city for these former students.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $80K per year, Governors State University grads who have a Bachelor's Degree are the best paid among the alumni population.

Skills

Competency in Financial Reporting translates into above-average pay for Governors State University grads — they earn 52 percent more than their fellow graduates. Proficiency in Customer Service is common among Governors State University alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, one in five former students report doing so. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Human Resources.

Benefits and Perks

Although approximately half of the graduates are compensated for vacation days, only one in three grads are paid for sick time. More than half of alumni save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A majority of the survey participants receive health insurance, and a majority of grads get dental coverage. Other benefits awarded to Governors State University alumni include tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, supplemental maternity leave, and stock options.

Related Schools

Median pay for Eastern Michigan University grads is $62K, making their salaries most similar to those of Governors State University grads. Purdue University-Calumet Campus, Chicago State University, and Northeastern Illinois University are also similar to Governors State University.

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Key Stats for Governors State University

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %
Salary
$39,032 - $71,216
Salary
$78,625
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
$38,869 - $112,205

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