Average Salary for Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management Alumni

Graduates of Northwestern University on average end up making between $106K at the bottom of the spectrum and $165K at the top. The data for this snapshot was collected from Northwestern University graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
15 salaries
$165,000  
   
Marketing Director
11 salaries
$123,995  
Business Development Manager
6 salaries
$118,000  
Product Management Director
6 salaries
$133,733  
Management Consultant
6 salaries
$135,000  
Finance Manager
6 salaries
$106,479  
Vice President (VP), Marketing
5 salaries
$160,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 195
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Industry

The most popular career sector among alumni is the consulting industry.

Jobs

Northwestern University grads who become Chief Financial Officers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average around $165K annually. However, Marketing VPs and Management Consultants also rank as top-earners (bringing in approximately $160K and $135K, respectively). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Finance Managers — they bring in $106K.

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 Seattle, Wash., which offers a median salary of about $141K. On the far end of the pay scale, Northwestern University alumni often reside in Boston, Mass., which is home to the lowest pay at approximately $103K. Graduates also relocate to San Francisco, Calif. and Dallas, Texas.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of around $189K per year, Northwestern University grads who have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) are the best paid among the alumni population. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Strategy face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $100K per year.

Skills

Product Marketing commands a pay premium of 10 percent for Northwestern University grads. Many Northwestern University grads have knowledge of Strategic Marketing, with just under one-fifth of alumni using this program on the clock. In addition, those who are savvy in Financial Analysis, Marketing Management, and Project Management are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one in three grads) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in four survey participants get sick time. The vast majority of alumni receive health insurance, and a large number of graduates get dental coverage. Nearly all alums save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Northwestern University grads also enjoy benefits like a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and stock options.

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Key Stats for Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %
Salary
$51,355 - $133,750
Salary
$96,433 - $170,049
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

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