Average Salary for St. Ambrose University Alumni

Saint Ambrose University, a Roman Catholic school in Davenport, Iowa, has roughly 3,000 undergrads. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Saint Ambrose University grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

620
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

183
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Religious

125
out of 280

Typical Early Career Salary

$40,600
St. Ambrose University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$24K$48K$72K
Physical Therapist (PT)
3 salaries
$69,874  
   
Human Resources (HR) Specialist
2 salaries
$57,983  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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About This School

518 W Locust St
Davenport, IA 52803-2898

Saint Ambrose University

www.sau.edu/admissions.htm

2,743

Private School, Religious

61 %

12 %

40 %

25 %


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Industry

Graduates of Saint Ambrose University head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the government industry, the health care services industry, and the medical device manufacturing industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The most popular field is the manufacturing industry. Following graduation, Saint Ambrose University students earn an average of $56K.

Gender

Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks approximately $67K per year, but the second group takes home only $56K.

Jobs

Saint Ambrose University grads who become Physical Therapists garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average around $70K annually.

Locations

Infamous for its meager salaries (average pay is the lowest at $45K), close to a sixth of Saint Ambrose University students still call Davenport, Iowa their home after graduation. On the opposite end of the pay scale is Dallas, Texas, a top-paying city for Saint Ambrose University grads looking to earn a larger-than-average sum (this city has a median pay of $114K). Moline, Ill. is also a top pick, as is Chicago, Ill.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Business Management leads to the highest pay for Saint Ambrose University grads (about $76K on average per year). A B.A. in Business Administration is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $46K.

Skills

Saint Ambrose University grads with Project Management experience garner salaries that are nearly double other grads' salaries. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Saint Ambrose University alumni, with close to a fourth of workers reporting using it on the job. Microsoft Office, Accounts Payable, and Microsoft Word are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Although more than half of former students are compensated for vacation days, only two-fifths of alumni are paid for sick time. A large number of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health coverage is awarded to most alumni, and dental insurance is issued to a strong majority of grads as well. Additional perks enjoyed by Saint Ambrose University grads include life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Alumni of Olivet Nazarene University pick up average paychecks of around $58K, which is closest to the amount made by Saint Ambrose University grads among similar schools. Maharishi University of Management, Bradley University, and Aurora University are also similar to Saint Ambrose University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT critical reading score is not included.
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* SAT writing score is not included.
ACT Scores 20 25

Key Stats for St. Ambrose University

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %
Salary
$33,978 - $69,933
Salary
$32,973 - $93,693

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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