Northern Illinois University (NIU) Alumni Average Salary

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Northern Illinois University (NIU) Median Salary by Job


Financial Analyst
25 profiles

Marketing Manager
20 profiles

Mechanical Engineer
20 profiles

United States (change)

Operations Manager
19 profiles

Account Manager
18 profiles

Software Developer
17 profiles

Human Resources (HR) Manager
16 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,892
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About This School

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Dekalb, IL 60115-2828

Northern Illinois University


Research University, State School, For Sports Fans

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Northern Illinois University (NIU) is a state university and research institution located in DeKalb, Illinois, with satellite centers in Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Rockford, and Oregon. It was originally founded as Northern Illinois State Normal School on May 22, 1895, by Illinois Governor John P. Altgeld as part of an expansion…
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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1310 1600
ACT Scores 19 25

Key Stats for Northern Illinois University (NIU)


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57 %
$32,787 - $85,293
$48,568 - $89,423

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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