Madonna University is a Roman Catholic university based in Livonia, Mich. that is home to around 3,000 undergraduates. The data for this synopsis comes from former Madonna University students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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63 %

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Jun 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 236
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About This School

36600 Schoolcraft Rd
Livonia, MI 48150-1176


Private School, Religious

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Graduates of Madonna University are found working in a number of different fields including the health care industry, the automotive manufacturing industry, and the health care services industry. The most popular field is clinical care. Former Madonna University students do not typically enter public K-12 education; in fact, less than two percent of graduates find work in this area, making it the least likely field for this group to enter. Those with a degree from Madonna University make an average of about $53K.


Madonna University grads who become Clinical Nurse Managers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average approximately $98K annually. However, Senior Human Resources Managers and Operations Managers also rank as top-earners (bringing in $88K and around $66K, respectively). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Graphic Designers who make an average of $33K.


Detroit, Mich. is filled with Madonna University grads. It is no surprise that Livonia, Mich., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $77K), is another of the most popular spots for former Madonna University students. On the other end, Madonna University grads flock to Troy, Mich., which actually offers the weakest median salary of $46K. Other popular cities for Madonna University alumni include nearby Southfield, Mich. and Novi, Mich.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Project Management will compensate Madonna University grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $97K on average per year. Those holding an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in about $35K on average per year.


Competency in People Management translates into above-average pay for Madonna University grads — they earn 63 percent more than their fellow graduates. Microsoft Office is a common skill among Madonna University alumni — close to an eighth of grads mention using it at work. Experience with Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Project Management is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one in three grads) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-fifth of alumni get sick time. Health insurance benefits extend to a strong majority of respondents, and more than half of graduates sign up for dental plans. A strong majority of graduates participate in a 401(k) program. Madonna University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as 403(b), a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Carlow University graduates, who earn $54K on average, make a similar amount to Madonna University grads. Siena Heights University, Walsh University, and Malone University are also similar to Madonna University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1490 1840
ACT Scores 20 24

Key Stats for Madonna University


80 %
20 %
$36,456 - $78,930
$38,611 - $79,688

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 142 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$39,707 - $75,072
$38,789 - $67,227
$26,347 - $102,000
$32,549 - $71,207
$49,239 - $95,990
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