Average Salary for Northern Illinois University (NIU) Alumni

Overall College ROI Rank

out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

out of 408

Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

out of 445

Typical Early Career Salary

Northern Illinois University (NIU) Alumni

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Regional Sales Manager
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Mechanical Engineer
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Staff Accountant
8 salaries
Software Developer
7 salaries
Graphic Designer
7 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
7 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
6 salaries
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About This School

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Dekalb, IL 60115-2828

Northern Illinois University


State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

51 %

12 %

79 %

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Northern Illinois University (NIU) is a state university and research institution located in DeKalb, Illinois, with satellite centers in Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Rockford, and Oregon. It was originally founded as Northern Illinois State Normal School on May 22, 1895, by Illinois Governor John P. Altgeld as part of an expansion…
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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1330 1660
ACT Scores 19 24

Key Stats for Northern Illinois University (NIU)


40 %
60 %
$34,821 - $78,821
$43,827 - $94,509

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 158 votes.
$40,835 - $98,186
$34,427 - $74,373
$47,064 - $96,650
$39,594 - $93,038
$29,200 - $56,972

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