Average Salary for Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management Alumni

Graduates of Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management typically end up making between approximately $118K and $166K. This report is based on the answers of Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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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  
Business Development Manager
6 salaries
$118,000  
Senior Product Manager
6 salaries
$128,826  
Management Consultant
6 salaries
$135,000  
Finance Manager
6 salaries
$106,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 271
United States (change)

Industry

The majority of Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management alumni wind up in the consulting industry. Typical pay for those who graduated from Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management amounts to about $145K.

Gender

There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is around $137K, but the median for the latter is only $112K.

Jobs

Among Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management alumni, those working as Chief Financial Officers report the highest median pay of $166K, followed by Marketing VPs ($160K), and Product Management Directors (about $135K). Business Development Managers get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary, where grads report making an average of $118K in this job.

Locations

Those with a degree from Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management often relocate to Chicago after college. In addition, former Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management students often head to Seattle after graduating, where typical salaries come to $159K in this top-paying city. Boston is a popular spot for former Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $110K. San Francisco is also a common pick among Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management grads, along with New York.

Degree Major

Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management grads who hold a medical degree can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning $206K 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) (around $81K annually).

Skills

Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management grads who have experience with Strategic Marketing can expect to make 12 percent more than other alumni (approximately $127K on average). Proficiency in Strategic Marketing is common among Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, just under a fifth of former students report doing so. In addition, those who are savvy in Marketing Management, Project Management, and Financial Analysis are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in five survey participants receive sick leave. Almost all alums receive health insurance, and the greater part of grads get dental coverage. The vast majority of grads take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management graduates also take advantage 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
28 %
Male
72 %
Salary
$70,886 - $131,528
Salary
$96,487 - $169,815
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

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