Average Salary for Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management Alumni

Students who graduate from Northwestern University earn between $106K from the lowest paying jobs to approximately $172K from the most lucrative. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management Alumni

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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
18 salaries
$172,174  
   
Marketing Director
12 salaries
$122,568  
Product Management Director
7 salaries
$135,318  
Management Consultant
6 salaries
$135,000  
Senior Product Manager
6 salaries
$128,826  
Finance Manager
6 salaries
$106,479  
Business Development Manager
6 salaries
$118,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 245

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Industry

Among Northwestern University grads, the consulting industry is a commonly chosen career field.

Jobs

Among Northwestern University alumni, those working as Chief Financial Officers report the highest median pay of about $172K, followed by Product Management Directors and Management Consultants (both $135K). Finance Managers get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of $106K in this job.

Locations

Many Northwestern University grads end up living in Chicago, Ill., deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. The top-paying city popular with Northwestern University alumni is Houston, Texas, which offers a median salary of around $155K. Home to the lowest median salary for Northwestern University alumni is Boston, Mass., a popular place for former students despite its $110K average paycheck. Other common destinations include San Francisco, Calif. and New York, N.Y.

Degree Major

A medical degree leads to the highest pay for Northwestern University grads ($206K on average per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Jurisprudence, or Master of Law (LLM) ($81K on average annually).

Skills

Competency in Product Marketing translates into above-average pay for Northwestern University grads — they earn 10 percent more than their fellow graduates. Many former Northwestern University students are familiar with Strategic Marketing, and a little less than one-fifth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Experience with Financial Analysis, Marketing Management, and Project Management is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one in three grads enjoy paid vacation and one in five survey participants receive sick leave. The vast majority of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). For this school, almost all respondents are the recipients of health benefits, and a large number of survey participants pick up dental plans, too. Graduates of Northwestern University are also recipients of a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and stock options.

Key Stats for Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %
Salary
$67,871 - $130,074
Salary
$95,390 - $170,475
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

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