Class of 2020 Outcomes ReportWho hired them

Top employers

Northwestern′s 2020 graduates were hired by more than 125 companies and organizations. Those employing the most members of this year's class included:

  • Sanford Health
  • Ernst & Young
  • Avera Health
  • Omaha Public Schools
  • ChildServe
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Trans Ova Genetics

The average reported salary for graduates who are employed full time is $41,960. The maximum salary reported was $90,000.

Starting roles

Northwestern’s 2020 graduates are working for accounting firms, hospitals, schools, banks, churches, nonprofit organizations, social service agencies and businesses across the United States and in 4 countries around the world. A sampling of their titles and employers includes:

  • Senior accountant with Adams Thermal Systems
  • K-5 special education teacher at Akron-Westfield Community School District
  • Library associate for the Aplington-Parkersburg Middle School
  • High needs case manager for Arizona’s Children Association
  • Actuary with Brighthouse Financial
  • Resident assistant with ChildServe
  • Communications coordinator for the Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Software developer for Epic
  • Customer experience representative for the Farmers Business Network
  • High school math teacher for Great Falls Public Schools
  • Assistant manager for Hy-Vee
  • Registered nurse at the Mayo Clinic
  • Software development manager for Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • 4th grade teacher in the Omaha Public School District
  • Marketing manager for Pizza Ranch
  • Bilingual COVID-19 contact tracer with Professional Research Consultants
  • Police recruit with the San Diego Sheriff’s Department
  • Emergency room nurse at Sanford Health
  • School-based youth services worker with the Seasons Center for Behavioral Health
  • Human resource representative for Skylark Meats
  • Personal trainer at Snap Fitness
  • Director of Christian education at St. Olaf Lutheran Church
  • Residential officer with the Iowa Department of Corrections
  • IVF embryologist at Trans Ova Genetics
  • Officer Candidate School cadet in the U.S. Army
  • Loan servicing specialist with Wells Fargo