Northern Michigan University Alumni Average Salary

Around 8,000 people attend Northern Michigan University, a institution based in Marquette, Mich. This report is based on the responses of NMU graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

1212th

20 Year Net ROI 

$80,300

Annual ROI 

3.7%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$79,800

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College Salary Report

816th

Early Career Salary 

$39,300

Mid-Career Salary 

$65,300

% High Meaning 

53 %

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Northern Michigan University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$33K$66K$99K
Marketing Manager
10 salaries
$60,000  
   
Manufacturing Engineer
6 salaries
$55,339  
Operations Manager
6 salaries
$58,462  
Physician Assistant (PA)
5 salaries
$98,000  
Human Resources (HR) Director
5 salaries
$69,024  
Account Manager
4 salaries
$33,000  
Software Developer
4 salaries
$55,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 325
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About This School

1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855

webb.nmu.edu/Admissions/

8,221

State School

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Industry

The most highly represented industry among alumni is the software development industry. Graduates of NMU earn approximately $43K on average.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes about $39K where the average male graduate hauls home $55K.

Locations

Upon earning their degrees, many NMU grads prefer to remain in Marquette; in fact, approximately one in six grads appreciate the area so much that they find permanent jobs there.

Degree Major

NMU grads who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $65K per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor's Degree ($55K on average annually).

Skills

Former Wildcats who have experience with Adobe Photoshop can expect to make 61 percent more than other alumni ($69K on average). Microsoft Office is a popular skill among NMU alumni, with roughly one in four workers reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Adobe Photoshop.

Benefits and Perks

Slightly more than two-fifths of alums report receiving paid vacation days, but just one-third of alumni are paid for sick leave. A strong majority of alumni set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. A strong majority of former students receive health insurance, and a majority of former students get dental coverage. Northern Michigan University graduates also take advantage of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and 403(b).

Related Schools

Minot State University grads report the most similar salaries to NMU alums, earning around $41K on average. Other schools similar to NMU include the University of Minnesota-Duluth, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

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Key Stats for Northern Michigan University

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %
Salary
$23,585 - $55,955
Salary
$25,127 - $70,198
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
12%
$22,957 - $70,094
$44,219 - $84,441

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