St. Ambrose University Alumni Average Salary

Around 3,000 people attend Saint Ambrose University, a Roman Catholic institution based in Davenport, Iowa. This report is based on the answers of Saint Ambrose University graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This School

518 W Locust St
Davenport, IA 52803-2898

Saint Ambrose University


Private School, Religious

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Graduates of Saint Ambrose University are found working in a number of different fields including the health care services industry, the government industry, and the aerospace and defense industry. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the manufacturing industry. Saint Ambrose University graduates see an average starting salary of approximately $56K.


Among Saint Ambrose University graduates, the biggest earners are Physical Therapists, who haul in $70K on average.


Davenport, Iowa keeps the largest number of Saint Ambrose University grads among cities despite the fact that it offers the lowest median compensation ($45K). Saint Ambrose University alumni in search of the largest paycheck, on the other hand, will find it in Dallas, Texas where around $114K is the average pay. Alumni express interest in Chicago, Ill. and Moline, Ill. as well.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Saint Ambrose University alumni are those with a B.A. in Business Management — they earn close to $76K on average per year. Those holding a B.A. in Business Administration are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in about $46K on average per year.


Saint Ambrose University alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Excel, with just over one in five grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Saint Ambrose University grads who have experience with Project Management can expect to make nearly double other alumni ($110K on average). Also considered top-notch skills are Accounts Payable, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of grads are allowed to take paid time off for vacation, but only about one in three grads get paid sick leave. Health insurance benefits extend to a large number of respondents, and a majority of alums sign up for dental plans. A large number of alums take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Graduates of Saint Ambrose University are also recipients of life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Median pay for Rockford College grads is around $56K, making their salaries most similar to those of Saint Ambrose University grads. Maharishi University of Management, Bradley University, and Aurora University are also similar to Saint Ambrose University.

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Key Stats for St. Ambrose University


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$33,978 - $69,933
$32,818 - $89,300
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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