Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Bloomington, Ill., Illinois Wesleyan University, a school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. Undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences is a key focus of the school. Replies from former IWU students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
5-9 years
2 salaries
20 years or more
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About This School

1312 N Park St
Bloomington, IL 61702-2900


Private School, Liberal Arts

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IWU graduates see an average starting salary of approximately $57K.


In the IWU alumni community, men make a median salary of $78K compared to their female counterparts, who earn about $55K.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $55K per year, Illinois Wesleyan University grads who have a Bachelor's Degree are the best paid among the alumni population.


Illinois Wesleyan University grads with Data Analysis experience garner salaries that are 3 percent more than other grads' salaries. One-fourth of grads report using Data Analysis as part of their job, making it the most popular skill.

Benefits and Perks

Health benefits extend to a strong majority of respondents, and a strong majority of former students also receive dental coverage. A fair number of grads plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Illinois Wesleyan University graduates also take advantage of life insurance, 403(b), and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alumni of Wheaton College pick up average paychecks of around $59K, which is closest to the amount made by IWU grads among similar schools. Knox College, Monmouth College, and Wabash College are also similar to IWU.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1080 1360
ACT Scores 25 30

Key Stats for Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU)


63 %
38 %
$47,750 - $71,575
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$47,750 - $86,000

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