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. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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Interior Designer
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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About This School

9000 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15237-5898

LaRoche College


Private School, Religious

46 %

9 %

88 %

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Graduates of La Roche College work in a variety of sectors including the wholesale distribution industry, the architectural services industry, and the fast-moving consumer goods, wholesale industry. The most popular field is the asset management industry. Given the high SAT scores reported by La Roche College grads, their lower-than-average salaries are somewhat surprising. The average starting salary for a graduate of La Roche College is about $47K.


Many La Roche College alumni remain in Pittsburgh after graduation; a majority of grads find permanent positions in the workforce here.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Graphic Arts earns La Roche College students the most money after college (an average $58K per year). Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design are the lowest of the pack, earning around $42K.


La Roche College grads who have experience with Sales Management can expect to make 88 percent more than other alumni (approximately $89K on average). Many La Roche College grads have knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, with around one in ten alumni using this program on the clock. Accounting, Microsoft Excel, and Accounts Receivable are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

For this school, a fair number of survey participants are the recipients of health benefits, and a majority of the survey participants pick up dental plans, too. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a fair number of alumni contribute to a 401(k). La Roche College alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and registered retirement savings plan (rrsp).

Related Schools

Compensation averages $50K for Hope International University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to La Roche College grads. Wheeling Jesuit University, Averett University, and Carson-Newman College are also similar to La Roche College.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for La Roche College


69 %
31 %
$28,883 - $63,608
$26,726 - $63,350
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 8 votes.
$28,500 - $57,523

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