Dominican University - River Forest, IL Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in River Forest, Ill., Dominican University, a Roman Catholic school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. This report is based on the responses of Dominican University graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Dominican University - River Forest, IL Median Salary by Job


Social Worker
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Internal Auditor
4 profiles

Quality Assurance Manager
4 profiles

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Senior Accountant
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Elementary School Teacher
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High School Teacher
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 204
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About This School

7900 W Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305

Dominican University, Illinois, Dominican University


Private School, Religious

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Though Dominican University grads score high on the SAT, below-average pay in the workforce is common for this demographic. The average starting salary for a graduate of Dominican University is $50K.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor's Degree from Dominican University can rake in a whopping average about $73K per year, more than any other degree from this school.


Just over two-fifths of grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Dominican University grads with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 33 percent more than other grads' salaries.

Benefits and Perks

Some graduates are faced with an attractive benefits package; nearly all survey participants are paid for both vacation time and sick days. A fair number of graduates enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a fair number of respondents receive dental plans, too. A fair number of alumni plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Dominican University grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Saint Xavier University graduates, who earn $50K on average, make a similar amount to Dominican University grads. Other schools similar to Dominican University include Concordia University-Chicago, Roosevelt University, and North Park University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1260 1610
ACT Scores 19 24

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