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
25% $140,000 $145,000 $145,000 $25,000 97% $20,000 8%
Consumer Products
3% $100,000 $104,000 $110,000 $25,000 88% * *
Entertainment / Media
3% $111,583 $130,500 $140,000 $15,000 44% * *
Advertising / Marketing
<1% * * * * * * *
Entertainment
2% $115,250 $132,500 $140,000 $17,500 43% * *
Financial Services
28% $125,000 $150,000 $160,000 $40,000 51% $75,000 18%
Investment Banking / Sales & Trading
5% $125,000 $125,000 $150,000 $45,000 89% * *
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
9% $125,000 $150,000 $177,500 $35,000 52% $125,000 23%
Other Financial Services
2% $102,500 $120,000 $140,000 * * * *
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
13% $130,000 $150,000 $165,000 $25,000 37% $70,000 14%
Health Care
8% $120,000 $125,000 $125,000 $20,000 63% * *
Biomed / Pharmaceutical
3% $115,000 $125,000 $150,000 $25,000 67% * *
Health-Related Services
5% $120,000 $125,000 $125,000 $20,000 60% * *
Manufacturing
5% $113,750 $125,000 $135,500 $25,000 71% $30,000 25%
Aero / Auto / Transport Equipment
<1% * * * * * * *
Energy / Extractive Minerals
2% $120,000 $132,000 $150,000 $30,000 77% * *
Highly Diversified
1% $109,294 $120,000 $130,000 * * * *
Other Manufacturing
<1% * * * * * * *
Nonprofit / Government
2% $90,000 $90,000 $93,750 * * * *
Government
1% $78,000 $90,000 $97,500 * * * *
Nonprofit
1% $90,000 $90,000 $91,250 * * * *
Retail / Trading
2% $100,000 $110,000 $119,500 $25,000 57% * *
Services
4% $90,000 $110,000 $120,000 $15,000 32% * *
Other Services
2% $90,000 $110,000 $120,000 * * * *
Real Estate
2% $88,750 $110,000 $121,250 * * * *
Technology
19% $115,000 $125,000 $135,000 $30,000 70% $27,500 14%
Consumer Electronics
3% $113,750 $125,000 $130,000 $35,000 90% $39,000 35%
E-Commerce
2% $117,000 $117,000 $135,000 $36,000 80% * *
Equipment / Hardware / Networking
2% $119,375 $136,500 $143,750 $20,000 70% * *
Internet Services
6% $115,000 $132,500 $135,000 $27,500 69% * *
Other Technology
2% $106,500 $118,400 $132,500 $17,500 40% * *
Software
4% $117,500 $130,000 $135,000 $45,000 68% * *
All Industries
100% $118,000 $135,000 $147,000 $25,000 68% $32,000 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
7% $118,750 $130,000 $140,000 $30,000 47% $43,500 18%
Consulting
27% $140,000 $145,000 $145,000 $25,000 97% $21,225 12%
Finance
29% $125,000 $150,000 $160,000 $40,000 51% $75,000 19%
Investment Banking
4% $125,000 $125,000 $150,000 $45,000 92% * *
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
8% $125,000 $150,000 $175,000 $35,000 51% $125,000 24%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
12% $131,875 $150,000 $173,750 $25,000 35% $70,000 15%
Other Finance
3% $100,000 $125,000 $150,000 $25,000 47% * *
Corporate Finance
1% $115,000 $120,000 $128,000 $32,000 78% * *
General Management
12% $110,000 $120,000 $125,000 $20,000 65% $14,000 11%
Leadership Development
3% $107,500 $119,200 $125,000 $20,000 80% * *
Manufacturing / Operations
1% $117,500 $125,000 $127,500 * * * *
Project Management
1% $126,250 $130,000 $130,000 * * * *
Logistics
<1% * * * * * * *
Marketing
13% $110,000 $125,000 $135,000 $25,000 73% * *
General Marketing
2% $100,000 $115,000 $130,000 $27,500 62% * *
Sales
1% $97,425 $120,000 $121,750 * * * *
Other Marketing
<1% * * * * * * *
Advertising
<1% * * * * * * *
Brand Management
2% $100,000 $103,000 $108,500 $25,000 91% * *
Product Management
7% $122,500 $135,000 $135,000 $30,000 72% * *
Other
4% $100,000 $120,000 $125,000 $25,000 43% * *
Human Resources
<1% * * * * * * *
Product Development
<1% * * * * * * *
Real Estate
2% $86,250 $110,000 $123,750 * * * *
All Other
1% $108,583 $111,416 $114,375 * * * *
Strategic Planning
7% $104,250 $117,500 $130,000 $30,000 48% * *
All Functions
100% $118,000 $135,000 $147,000 $25,000 68% $32,000 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 $142,900 $147,000 $25,000 71% * *
Washington D.C.
3% $125,000 $145,000 $147,000 $25,000 65% * *
Other Mid-Atlantic
1% $130,250 $135,000 $145,000 $25,000 88% * *
Midwest
6% $109,294 $125,000 $146,000 $25,000 77% $22,050 20%
Chicago
3% $112,500 $140,000 $147,000 $25,000 79% * *
Other Midwest
3% $109,647 $122,500 $145,000 $25,000 75% * *
Northeast
43% $120,000 $140,000 $150,000 $25,000 65% $40,000 10%
Boston
14% $115,000 $140,000 $145,000 $25,000 65% $91,000 7%
New York City
23% $125,000 $140,000 $150,000 $25,000 66% $55,000 12%
New England (Except Boston)
4% $120,000 $140,000 $150,000 $25,000 56% * *
Other Northeast
3% $115,500 $145,000 $147,000 $27,500 67% * *
South
3% $105,000 $145,000 $145,000 $25,000 58% * *
Atlanta
2% $142,600 $145,000 $145,000 $25,000 80% * *
Other South
1% $100,000 $125,000 $150,000 * * * *
Southwest
5% $125,000 $145,000 $145,500 $25,000 81% * *
Texas
4% $141,750 $145,000 $147,000 $25,000 87% * *
Other Southwest
1% $125,000 $125,000 $145,000 $25,000 67% * *
West
24% $120,000 $130,000 $145,000 $30,000 72% $25,000 12%
California - Bay Area
15% $125,000 $135,000 $146,500 $25,000 68% $20,000 7%
California - Los Angeles
4% $125,000 $140,000 $150,000 $27,500 72% * *
California - Other
<1% * * * * * * *
Pacific Northwest
4% $117,000 $120,000 $130,000 $41,000 87% * *
Other West
<1% * * * * * * *
Asia
5% $109,000 $110,331 $135,000 $32,500 69% $39,000 33%
China
1% $107,748 $120,000 $162,500 * * * *
Hong Kong, SAR
<1% * * * * * * *
India
<1% * * * * * * *
Other Asia
3% $109,250 $110,000 $115,750 $40,000 89% $34,500 44%
Australia & Oceania
<1% * * * * * * *
Canada
1% $116,250 $124,000 $140,750 * * * *
Europe
5% $107,000 $125,000 $140,000 $25,000 52% $29,000 21%
England
3% $120,000 $131,000 $140,000 $25,000 53% * *
Other Europe
2% $98,425 $105,000 $131,750 $30,000 50% * *
Latin America
1% $78,750 $90,000 $96,150 $30,000 86% * *
Brazil
<1% * * * * * * *
Other Latin America
1% $90,000 $95,000 $97,300 * * * *
Middle East & North Africa
<1% * * * * * * *
Sub Saharan Africa
<1% * * * * * * *
United States
86% $120,000 $140,000 $147,000 $25,000 69% $32,000 10%
International
14% $100,000 $115,000 $139,000 $30,000 61% $33,000 26%
All Locations
100% $118,000 $135,000 $147,000 $25,000 68% $32,000 13%