Average Salary for Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management Alumni

Graduates of Northwestern University on average end up making between around $106K at the bottom of the spectrum and $179K at the top. This report is based on the responses of Northwestern University graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
16 salaries
$172,174  
   
Marketing Director
12 salaries
$122,568  
Finance Manager
6 salaries
$106,479  
Product Management Director
6 salaries
$133,733  
Management Consultant
6 salaries
$135,000  
Business Development Manager
6 salaries
$118,000  
Vice President (VP), Marketing
5 salaries
$160,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 219

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Industry

The consulting industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni.

Jobs

Among Northwestern University alumni, those working as Chief Financial Officers report the highest median pay of approximately $179K, followed by Marketing VPs ($160K), and Management Consultants (about $135K). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Finance Managers who make an average of $106K.

Locations

The most popular destination for former Northwestern University students is Chicago, Ill. New York, N.Y. is also a common destination for Northwestern University grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $155K. On the far end of the pay scale, Northwestern University alumni often reside in Dallas, Texas, which is home to the lowest pay at around $120K. San Francisco, Calif. and Seattle, Wash. are also desirable cities.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $198K per year, Northwestern University grads who have an Executive Masters of Business Administration (Exec MBA) are the best paid among the alumni population. Average annual salaries for those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Strategy are the lowest of the pack, earning $93K.

Skills

Northwestern University grads who have experience with Product Marketing can expect to make 10 percent more than other alumni ($131K on average). Northwestern University alumni are often well versed in Strategic Marketing, with just under one-fifth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Financial Analysis, Marketing Management, and Project Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one-third of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-fifth of alumni get sick time. Nearly all graduates receive health insurance, and a large number of alumni get dental coverage. Almost all grads participate in a 401(k) program. Northwestern University grads also enjoy benefits like 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
$60,000 - $135,500
Salary
$96,823 - $171,935
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

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