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Average Salary for Northwestern University Employees

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Updated: 24 Aug 2014
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Northwestern University
633 Clark St
Evanston, Illinois 60208
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How This Employer Pays
Northwestern University typically pays its employees
above market
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 15 Northwestern University votes.
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Employer: Northwestern University
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[-]Program Assistant (Unspecified Type) (5)
$28,291 - $55,906  
[-]Program Assistant (Unspecified Type) (5)
Salary$28,753 - $52,794  
Total Pay$28,291 - $55,906  
[+]Software Developer (4)
$37,291 - $81,790  
[+]Software Developer (4)
Salary$43,940 - $80,730  
Total Pay$37,291 - $81,790  
[+]Postdoctoral Research Associate (4)
$36,513 - $59,987  
[+]Postdoctoral Research Associate (4)
Salary$37,068 - $59,581  
Total Pay$36,513 - $59,987  
[+]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
$44,493 - $98,167  
[+]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
Salary$44,529 - $94,489  
Total Pay$44,493 - $98,167  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103

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Popular Perks 403(b), Paid holidays & vacation, Tuition reimbursement 403(b), Paid holidays & vacation, Defined contribution (DC) retirement plan

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Salary:$42,238 - $68,059 $48,972 - $81,134
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Bachelor's Degree
21 salaries
$33,651 - $92,818
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12 salaries
$33,493 - $103,887

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