The following data is as of three months post-graduation. Please note that salary information is self-reported by students.
* Information not available. Data cannot be listed for categories reported by < 1% of students seeking employment.
** Other guaranteed compensation includes only those offer components that are guaranteed; it does not include performance bonus, reimbursements, profit sharing, 401K match, stock and/or options, etc.
Salary Statistics by Industry
Industry Statistics
  % 25%
Base
Salary
Median
Base
Salary
75%
Base
Salary
Median
Signing
Bonus
Receiving
Signing
Bonus
Median
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Receiving
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Consulting
23% $145,000 $150,000 $152,500 $25,000 96% $13,000 5%
Consumer Products
4% $105,000 $115,000 $120,000 $30,000 85% * *
Entertainment / Media
3% $110,000 $130,000 $138,000 $12,500 45% * *
Advertising / Marketing
<1% * * * * * * *
Entertainment
3% $107,500 $130,000 $138,500 $10,000 43% * *
Financial Services
31% $125,000 $150,000 $175,000 $40,000 49% $75,000 17%
Investment Banking / Sales & Trading
5% $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 $50,000 82% * *
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
6% $135,000 $145,000 $175,000 $45,000 59% $75,000 30%
Other Financial Services
1% $116,500 $135,000 $145,000 * * * *
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
18% $145,000 $152,500 $197,500 $25,000 37% $75,000 18%
Health Care
7% $120,000 $125,000 $135,000 $20,000 67% $12,000 17%
Biomed / Pharmaceutical
3% $118,500 $125,000 $134,500 $25,000 75% * *
Health-Related Services
4% $125,000 $125,000 $135,000 $20,000 62% * *
Manufacturing
5% $120,000 $127,500 $145,000 $25,000 76% * *
Aero / Auto / Transport Equipment
1% $116,003 $127,500 $139,375 * * * *
Cleantech
<1% * * * * * * *
Energy / Extractive Minerals
1% $91,250 $137,500 $187,500 * * * *
Highly Diversified
2% $120,000 $125,000 $130,000 $30,000 100% * *
Other Manufacturing
<1% * * * * * * *
Nonprofit / Government
4% $90,000 $90,000 $93,500 * * * *
Government
2% $90,000 $90,000 $90,000 * * * *
Nonprofit
2% $90,000 $90,567 $95,000 * * * *
Retail / Trading
3% $110,000 $120,000 $120,000 $20,000 78% * *
Services
4% $120,000 $130,000 $140,000 $21,500 57% $22,500 29%
Other Services
<1% * * * * * * *
Real Estate
4% $120,000 $130,000 $147,500 $23,000 65% $25,000 30%
Technology
16% $120,000 $130,000 $135,000 $30,000 69% $21,625 16%
Consumer Electronics
2% $117,500 $127,500 $138,750 $30,000 90% * *
E-Commerce
4% $120,750 $131,000 $138,000 $40,000 78% * *
Equipment / Hardware / Networking
<1% * * * * * * *
Internet Services
5% $120,000 $130,000 $135,000 $27,500 69% * *
Other Technology
1% $99,750 $105,500 $109,000 * * * *
Software
3% $117,500 $130,000 $130,500 $25,000 57% * *
All Industries
100% $120,000 $135,000 $152,000 $25,000 66% $25,000 13%
Salary Statistics by Function
Function Statistics
  % 25%
Base
Salary
Median
Base
Salary
75%
Base
Salary
Median
Signing
Bonus
Receiving
Signing
Bonus
Median
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Receiving
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Business Development
6% $115,000 $130,000 $148,500 $20,000 40% $12,000 17%
Consulting
25% $140,000 $150,000 $152,000 $25,000 95% $13,000 6%
Finance
32% $125,000 $150,000 $175,000 $40,000 52% $75,000 17%
Investment Banking
5% $125,000 $125,000 $131,250 $50,000 83% * *
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
6% $135,000 $150,000 $176,250 $50,000 57% $77,500 29%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
17% $145,000 $160,000 $200,000 $25,000 41% $75,000 18%
Other Finance
3% $109,500 $125,000 $136,250 $25,000 44% * *
Corporate Finance
1% $115,000 $120,000 $125,000 $30,000 78% * *
General Management
13% $112,500 $125,000 $130,000 $25,000 74% $12,000 17%
Leadership Development
5% $120,000 $125,000 $130,000 $25,250 93% * *
Manufacturing / Operations
2% $125,000 $130,000 $140,000 $22,500 73% * *
Project Management
1% $96,000 $112,500 $123,500 * * * *
Other General Management
5% $108,000 $125,000 $133,600 $22,500 65% $10,000 23%
Marketing
12% $110,000 $125,000 $135,000 $25,000 81% $17,937 14%
General Marketing
2% $113,750 $122,500 $130,000 $25,000 83% * *
Sales
1% $100,000 $116,000 $124,500 * * * *
Other Marketing
<1% * * * * * * *
Brand Management
2% $105,000 $105,500 $106,000 $25,000 100% * *
Product Management
7% $125,000 $135,000 $138,000 $27,750 78% * *
Other
5% $113,750 $122,500 $140,000 $23,000 54% $20,000 21%
Human Resources
<1% * * * * * * *
Product Development
<1% * * * * * * *
Real Estate
2% $120,000 $127,500 $147,500 $25,000 64% * *
Information Systems Management
<1% * * * * * * *
All Other
1% $105,000 $130,000 $150,000 * * * *
Strategic Planning
8% $91,134 $120,000 $130,000 $25,000 55% $15,000 12%
All Functions
100% $120,000 $135,000 $152,000 $25,000 66% $25,000 13%
Salary Statistics by Location
Location Statistics
  % 25%
Base
Salary
Median
Base
Salary
75%
Base
Salary
Median
Signing
Bonus
Receiving
Signing
Bonus
Median
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Receiving
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Mid-Atlantic
5% $125,000 $147,500 $155,000 $25,000 76% $20,000 24%
Washington D.C.
2% $150,000 $152,500 $155,000 $25,000 79% * *
Other Mid-Atlantic
2% $125,000 $140,000 $148,750 $30,000 73% * *
Midwest
6% $120,000 $133,500 $150,000 $25,000 74% * *
Chicago
3% $120,000 $130,000 $152,000 $27,500 71% * *
Other Midwest
3% $110,751 $138,000 $145,875 $25,000 78% * *
Northeast
44% $125,000 $140,000 $152,000 $25,000 65% $53,750 9%
Boston
14% $120,000 $145,000 $152,000 $25,000 60% * *
New York City
24% $125,000 $148,500 $152,500 $30,000 64% $87,500 9%
New England (Except Boston)
3% $125,000 $132,504 $142,000 $25,000 72% * *
Other Northeast
3% $107,500 $121,500 $125,000 $30,000 94% * *
South
4% $125,000 $147,000 $152,000 $25,000 92% $18,750 24%
Atlanta
1% $147,000 $152,000 $152,500 $25,000 100% * *
Other South
3% $122,500 $127,500 $150,000 $25,000 88% * *
Southwest
3% $125,000 $149,000 $152,000 $25,000 76% * *
Texas
3% $128,750 $149,500 $152,000 $25,000 69% * *
Other Southwest
<1% * * * * * * *
West
25% $125,000 $138,000 $150,000 $25,000 67% $27,500 13%
California - Bay Area
15% $128,500 $140,000 $152,375 $25,000 64% $21,625 10%
California - Los Angeles
6% $130,000 $147,000 $152,000 $25,000 57% $75,000 20%
California - Other
<1% * * * * * * *
Pacific Northwest
4% $120,000 $123,000 $138,000 $35,000 88% * *
Asia
4% $109,250 $120,000 $135,000 $25,000 52% $11,500 22%
China
1% $109,750 $120,000 $122,500 * * * *
Hong Kong, SAR
<1% * * * * * * *
India
<1% * * * * * * *
Other Asia
2% $103,750 $112,500 $135,625 $25,000 54% * *
Australia & Oceania
<1% * * * * * * *
Canada
1% $98,350 $117,500 $138,750 * * * *
Europe
5% $92,567 $110,000 $127,500 $31,500 59% $13,000 31%
England
3% $103,500 $113,000 $130,000 $40,000 58% * *
Other Europe
2% $83,000 $91,134 $120,000 $20,650 60% * *
Latin America
2% $75,250 $82,914 $98,627 $29,412 60% * *
Brazil
<1% * * * * * * *
Other Latin America
2% $75,500 $80,829 $101,555 $25,000 58% * *
Middle East & North Africa
1% $127,000 $129,976 $130,000 * * * *
Sub Saharan Africa
0% * * * * * * *
United States
87% $125,000 $140,000 $152,000 $25,000 68% $25,000 12%
International
13% $92,383 $110,000 $130,000 $30,000 58% $14,000 22%
All Locations
100% $120,000 $135,000 $152,000 $25,000 66% $25,000 13%