Northern Illinois University (NIU) Alumni Average Salary

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Northern Illinois University (NIU) Alumni

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Software Developer
28 salaries
Mechanical Engineer
23 salaries
Software Engineer
22 salaries
Marketing Manager
22 salaries
Staff Accountant
21 salaries
Financial Analyst
17 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
17 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Jun 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,992
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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 %

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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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Key Stats for Northern Illinois University (NIU)


40 %
60 %
$35,554 - $80,788
$45,351 - $90,802
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
$40,647 - $92,350
$36,056 - $75,089
$48,718 - $91,226
$40,851 - $93,665
$50,000 - $116,650

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