Average Salary for Madonna University Alumni

Madonna University is a Roman Catholic university based in Livonia, Mich. that is home to around 3,000 undergraduates. This report is based on the answers of Madonna University graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Madonna University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Nursing Manager
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Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)
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About This School

36600 Schoolcraft Rd
Livonia, MI 48150-1176



Private School, Religious

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Graduates of Madonna University go into clinical care, the education industry, and the financial services industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. Among Madonna University grads, the health care industry is a commonly chosen career field. Following graduation, Madonna University students earn an average of $57K.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only around $69K on average compared to about $86K for male graduates.


In the Madonna University alumni professional community, Adult Nurse Practitioners make the highest median pay ($89K), though Nursing Managers (approximately $84K) are a close competitor. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Paralegals who make an average of $40K.


Many Madonna University grads flock to Ann Arbor, Mich. It is no surprise that Detroit, Mich., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $79K), is another of the most popular spots for former Madonna University students. Though Royal Oak, Mich. takes the cake for lowest pay among Madonna University grads (the median salary is $26K there), it remains a common destination for former students. Madonna University alumni express interest in nearby Canton, Mich. and Livonia, Mich. as well.

Degree Major

A Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Adult Nurse Practitioner Studies earns Madonna University students the most money after college (an average approximately $91K per year). Those with a Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $35K per year.


Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Madonna University alumni, with one in seven grads reporting using it on the job. Acute Care commands a pay premium of 31 percent for Madonna University grads. Competency in Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, and Acute Care also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for a little less than half of the respondents, but only one-third of alumni are rewarded with paid sick leave. Health benefits extend to a fair number of grads, and more than half of grads also receive dental coverage. A fair number of graduates save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Madonna University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as 403(b), life insurance, a casual working environment, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

Related Schools

North Central College graduates, who earn about $57K on average, make a similar amount to Madonna University grads. Other schools similar to Madonna University include Siena Heights University, Walsh University, and Malone University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1490 1840
ACT Scores 19 25

Key Stats for Madonna University


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$31,785 - $84,688
$42,500 - $93,753
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

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