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Average Salary for Madonna University Alumni

Around 3,000 people attend Madonna University, a Roman Catholic institution based in Livonia, Mich. This private university offers a world of opportunities for the urban adventurer. Situated in the heart of Livonia, students have easy access to a wealth of restaurants, entertainment, and cultural experiences. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Overall College ROI Rank

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

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Typical Early Career Salary

Madonna University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Logistics Analyst
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Dental Office Manager
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Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Madonna University Details

36600 Schoolcraft Rd
Livonia, MI 48150-1176


Private Schools, Religious

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Professionally, the health care industry, the education industry, and the restaurant industry are popular business areas among Madonna University alumni. Among Madonna University grads, clinical care is a commonly chosen career field. On the other end of the spectrum is law, which attracts less than two percent of Madonna University alumni. The average starting salary for a graduate of Madonna University is $58K.


The Madonna University alumni who make the most are Adult Nurse Practitioners; they report a median pay of $89K. Nursing Managers and Dental Office Managers draw in a fair amount as well — $84K and $56K. Salaries are anything but generous for Paralegals, where earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at approximately $40K.


Many Madonna University grads end up living in Detroit, deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. In addition, former Madonna University students often head to Ann Arbor after graduating, where typical salaries come to around $98K in this top-paying city. On the other hand, Madonna University alumni who end up in Royal Oak receive the lowest median salaries of about $26K. Nearby Canton is also a top pick for Madonna University grads, as is Livonia.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Madonna University alumni are those with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Adult Nurse Practitioner Studies — they earn close to $91K per year. An Associate's Degree offers the lowest annual financial reward (around $33K).


Many former Madonna University students are familiar with Microsoft Office, and nearly one in seven grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Madonna University grads who have experience with Contract Negotiation can expect to make 56 percent more than other alumni ($90K on average). Other prime know-hows include Acute Care, Microsoft Excel, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

Only about half of the alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in three grads receive sick leave. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a fair portion of survey participants are rewarded with health insurance and a majority of former students report dental coverage, too. A fair portion of respondents save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Madonna University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, a casual working environment, 403(b), and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Alumni of Carlow University pick up average paychecks of approximately $58K, which is closest to the amount made by Madonna University grads among similar schools. Siena Heights University, Walsh University, and Malone University are also similar to Madonna University.

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Key Stats

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$33,935 - $85,262
$40,268 - $92,257
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
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20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

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