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Average Salary for Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management Alumni

Students who graduate from Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management earn between approximately $111K to $166K. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
19 salaries
$165,646  
   
Marketing Director
13 salaries
$120,942  
Management Consultant
8 salaries
$135,000  
Product Management Director
7 salaries
$135,318  
Senior Product Manager
7 salaries
$127,598  
Vice President (VP), Marketing
7 salaries
$160,000  
Senior Marketing Manager
6 salaries
$127,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 26 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 307
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Industry

The most highly represented industry among alumni is the consulting industry. Graduates of Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management typically earn $145K.

Gender

After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $112K per year compared to men, who earn around $135K.

Jobs

Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management grads who become Chief Financial Officers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in $166K annually. However, Product Management Directors and Management Consultants also rank as top-earners (bringing in about $135K and $133K, respectively). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Business Development Managers — they bring in $111K.

Locations

The most popular destination for former Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management students is Chicago. It is no surprise that Seattle, which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is about $159K), is another of the most popular spots for former Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management students. For comparison, the lowest paying city popular with Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management alumni is Dallas, which offers median salaries of approximately $120K. Other common destinations include San Francisco and New York.

Degree Major

A graduate with a medical degree from Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management can rake in a whopping $206K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Graduates holding a Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Jurisprudence, or Master of Law (LLM) fare the worst in terms of compensation with yearly salaries of $81K.

Skills

Knowing Strategic Marketing can pay off big time for Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management grads, who can expect a 12 percent bigger paycheck than other grads. Many former Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management students are familiar with Strategic Marketing, and a little less than a fifth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Competency in Project Management, Financial Analysis, and Marketing Management also warrants excellent retribution.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one-fourth of alumni get paid sick time. Nearly all respondents opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health insurance benefits extend to the vast majority of respondents, and the greater part of grads sign up for dental plans. Other benefits that Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management alumni receive are a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and stock options.

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Key Stats

Female
27 %
Male
73 %
Salary
$70,886 - $131,528
Salary
$95,966 - $169,287
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
31%
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

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