The consulting industry registers as the most common industry among alumni.
There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in around $127K after graduating from Northwestern University, the average woman earns only $103K.
The most generous salaries among Northwestern University alumni are reportedly earned by Marketing VPs, whose median earnings come to approximately $145K, followed by Senior Product Managers ($134K) and Marketing Directors (about $111K). Product Marketing Managers wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning around $100K.
Another city that attracts a wealth of Northwestern University grads is New York, N.Y.; given its high compensation (about $112K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Northwestern University grads is Chicago, Ill. (median compensation is approximately $103K).
Northwestern University grads who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Strategy can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $168K per year. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing & Management face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $105K per year.
Knowledge of Sales Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 9 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($150K). Just under a third of grads report using Project Management as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Competency in Financial Analysis, Market Research, and Marketing Management also warrants excellent remuneration.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all survey participants enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a large number of respondents receive dental plans, too. The vast majority of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Alumni of Northwestern University also take in life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, relocation expenses, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.