Augustana College - Rock Island, IL Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Rock Island, Ill., Augustana College, an Evangelical Lutheran Church school, has a student population of roughly 3,000. Undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences is a key focus of the school. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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Augustana College - Rock Island, IL Median Salary by Job


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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 281
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About This School

639 38th St
Rock Island, IL 61201-2296

Augustana College, Augustana College, Illinois


Liberal Arts, Private School, Religious

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Professionally, the manufacturing industry, the education industry, and the financial services industry are popular business areas among Augustana alumni. The most popular career sector among alumni is the banking industry. Graduates of Augustana earn $53K on average.


Augustana grads who become Account Managers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average around $63K annually. However, Marketing Managers and Financial Analysts also rank as top-earners (bringing in approximately $60K and $57K, respectively). Marketing Coordinators face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $41K.


Rock Island, Ill. is a hub for Augustana graduates — a large number call this city home. It is no surprise that Chicago, Ill., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $63K), is another of the most popular spots for former Augustana students. Home to the lowest median salary for Augustana alumni is Davenport, Iowa, a popular place for former students despite its about $41K average paycheck. Other common destinations for Augustana grads include close-by Moline, Ill. and Schaumburg, Ill.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Doctorate (PhD) from Augustana can rake in a whopping average $120K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Graduates holding a B.A. in Biology fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of around $41K.


Financial Analysis commands a pay premium of 38 percent for Augustana College grads. Around one in ten grads report using Microsoft Excel as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

Just one in three grads enjoy paid vacation and merely one in five survey participants get paid sick time. It is no small feat that most respondents are given health coverage, and a majority of alums accept dental insurance. Most graduates save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Augustana College grads also enjoy benefits like a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Alumni of Cornell College pick up average paychecks of $55K, which is closest to the amount made by Augustana grads among similar schools. Knox College, Monmouth College, and Coe College are also similar to Augustana.

Augustana College - Rock Island, IL Job Listings

Key Stats for Augustana College - Rock Island, IL


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$33,042 - $71,506
$37,797 - $79,363

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$34,052 - $72,276
$35,895 - $83,433
$39,564 - $71,953
$32,438 - $71,000
Society of Actuaries
$39,398 - $79,197
$28,100 - $53,973
$34,000 - $58,250
$46,184 - $58,324
$48,030 - $63,077

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