Rush University Alumni Average Salary

Rush University is a university based in Chicago, Ill. that is home to around zero undergraduates. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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College Salary Report

378th

Early Career Salary 

$64,700

Mid-Career Salary 

$99,900

% High Meaning 

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Rush University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$33K$66K$99K
Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)
5 salaries
$49,142  
   
Perfusionist
5 salaries
$88,285  
Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)
4 salaries
$96,435  
Pediatrics Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)
4 salaries
$90,808  
Pediatric Occupational Therapist
4 salaries
$59,000  
Audiologist
4 salaries
$59,448  
Registered Nurse (RN)
4 salaries
$50,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 May 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 120
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Industry

Graduates of Rush University are found working in a number of different fields including clinical care, the rehabilitation and health care center industry, and the health care services industry. The most popular career sector among alumni is the health care industry. Less than ten percent of Rush University grads move into the health care services industry — it is the road least traveled for this demographic. The average salary for a grad from Rush University is around $79K.

Jobs

The Rush University alumni who make the most are Family Nurse Practitioners; they report a median pay of $99K. Pediatrics Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Practitioners draw in a fair amount as well — $96K and approximately $89K, respectively. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Clinical Research Coordinators who make an average of about $59K.

Locations

When it comes to compensation, Chicago, Ill. brings up the rear (median pay is $80K); however, a little more than half of Rush University alumni still choose not to leave this city. Alternatively, Atlanta, Ga. is home to some of the highest salaries — median pay is $82K — which is an (obvious) draw for many Rush University grads.

Degree Major

Rush University students with a medical degree can expect to make the most money ($90K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. A Master of Science (MS), Speech-Language Pathology is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $49K.

Skills

About a fourth of grads report using Pediatrics as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Competency in Cardiology translates into above-average pay for Rush University grads — they earn 13 percent more than their fellow graduates. Competency in Biotechnology, Cardiology, and Acute Care also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Only one in four survey participants earn paid vacation and just one in five survey participants get paid sick time. A large number of grads participate in a 401(k) program. Health benefits extend to a large number of alumni, and a fair number of alums also receive dental coverage. Rush University grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, tuition reimbursement, 403(b), and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Schools similar to Rush University include Midwestern University-Downers Grove, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, and Medical College of Wisconsin.

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Key Stats for Rush University

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %
Salary
$46,628 - $92,092
Salary
$64,403 - $108,250
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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