Average Salary for La Roche College Alumni

La Roche College is a Roman Catholic university based in Pittsburgh, Pa. that is home to around 1,000 undergraduates. The data in this summary come from La Roche College alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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La Roche College Alumni

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Interior Designer
4 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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About This School

9000 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15237-5898

LaRoche College


Private School, Religious

46 %

9 %

88 %

45 %

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Graduates of La Roche College are found working in a number of different fields including the architectural services industry, the fast-moving consumer goods, wholesale industry, and the asset management industry. Among La Roche College grads, the health care industry is a commonly chosen career field. Though La Roche College grads score high on the SAT, below-average pay in the workforce is common for this demographic. Typical pay for those who graduated from La Roche College amounts to $48K.


Upon earning their degree, many La Roche College grads prefer to remain in Pittsburgh; in fact, most grads enjoy the area so much that they find permanent jobs in the city.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) earns La Roche College students the most money after college (approximately $79K per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design — their annual income amounts to about $40K on average.


Competency in Employee Relations translates into above-average pay for La Roche College grads — they earn 19 percent more than their fellow graduates. Approximately one-eighth of La Roche College grads wind up using Microsoft Excel at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Other top skills include Adobe Photoshop, Project Management, and AutoCAD.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of former students can rely on paid vacation days, but just one-sixth of alumni have the luxury of paid sick time. Health insurance benefits extend to most grads, and a majority of alums sign up for dental plans. To plan for old age, most survey participants maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Other benefits awarded to La Roche College alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Alumni of Hope International University pick up average paychecks of $51K, which is closest to the amount made by La Roche College grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to La Roche College include Wheeling Jesuit University, Averett University, and Carson-Newman College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1180 1510
ACT Scores 17 24

Key Stats for La Roche College


69 %
31 %
$28,746 - $60,571
$27,090 - $88,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

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