Northern Illinois University (NIU) Alumni Average Salary

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Northern Illinois University (NIU) Alumni

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Mechanical Engineer
27 salaries
Marketing Manager
24 salaries
Software Developer
24 salaries
Financial Analyst
23 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
21 salaries
Software Engineer
20 salaries
Operations Manager
18 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,022

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

Northern Illinois University


State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

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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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$33,100 - $85,016
$43,188 - $86,711

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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