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
24% $135,000 $140,000 $140,000 $25,000 93% $20,000 12%
Consumer Products
3% $102,000 $108,500 $114,000 $25,000 70% $7,550 30%
Entertainment / Media
2% $106,250 $120,000 $133,750 $10,000 64% * *
Entertainment
2% $106,250 $120,000 $133,750 $10,000 64% * *
Financial Services
31% $125,000 $140,000 $161,250 $40,000 50% $82,500 29%
Investment Banking / Sales & Trading
5% $123,750 $125,000 $125,000 $47,500 97% $10,000 28%
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
9% $125,000 $150,000 $150,000 $30,000 56% $120,000 33%
Other Financial Services
2% $99,750 $125,000 $136,250 * * * *
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
14% $126,250 $150,000 $195,000 $25,000 31% $90,000 25%
Health Care
6% $115,000 $120,000 $128,000 $20,000 68% * *
Biomed / Pharmaceutical
2% $115,000 $122,000 $129,250 $25,000 93% * *
Health-Related Services
3% $105,000 $120,000 $127,000 $15,000 47% * *
Manufacturing
5% $122,370 $125,000 $130,200 $25,000 83% * *
Aero / Auto / Transport Equipment
<1% * * * * * * *
Cleantech
<1% * * * * * * *
Energy / Extractive Minerals
1% $125,000 $125,000 $137,000 * * * *
Highly Diversified
2% $125,000 $125,000 $130,000 $35,000 100% * *
Other Manufacturing
1% $105,000 $130,000 $130,100 * * * *
Nonprofit / Government
4% $90,000 $90,000 $95,000 * * * *
Government
<1% * * * * * * *
Nonprofit
3% $90,000 $90,000 $95,000 * * * *
Retail / Trading
3% $105,000 $125,000 $139,400 $15,000 37% * *
Services
2% $109,000 $122,500 $125,500 * * * *
Other Services
<1% * * * * * * *
Real Estate
1% $110,500 $117,250 $124,375 * * * *
Technology
20% $115,000 $125,000 $132,300 $25,000 69% $23,250 18%
Consumer Electronics
2% $119,371 $126,500 $130,000 $35,000 93% * *
E-Commerce
3% $117,000 $120,000 $135,000 $32,000 85% * *
Equipment / Hardware / Networking
1% $115,000 $140,000 $146,250 * * * *
Internet Services
7% $118,750 $125,000 $130,000 $20,000 69% * *
Other Technology
1% $116,250 $120,000 $120,000 * * * *
Software
5% $114,000 $125,000 $132,500 $20,000 56% * *
Telecommunications
<1% * * * * * * *
All Industries
100% $117,000 $130,000 $140,000 $25,000 65% $26,000 19%
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
9% $106,000 $120,000 $132,500 $20,000 54% $26,000 12%
Consulting
24% $130,000 $140,000 $140,000 $25,000 94% $17,750 11%
Finance
29% $125,000 $140,000 $158,000 $40,000 52% $70,875 31%
Investment Banking
5% $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 $47,500 97% $10,000 31%
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
8% $125,000 $150,000 $156,000 $30,000 52% $120,000 41%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
14% $125,000 $150,000 $175,000 $25,000 32% $80,000 27%
Other Finance
2% $120,750 $125,000 $133,000 $25,000 71% * *
General Management
14% $106,000 $120,000 $130,000 $25,000 55% $20,000 13%
Leadership Development
3% $120,000 $120,000 $125,000 $25,000 53% * *
Manufacturing / Operations
2% $120,000 $120,000 $129,000 $32,000 64% * *
Project Management
2% $110,000 $120,000 $127,500 * * * *
Other General Management
<1% * * * * * * *
General Mgt
7% $100,000 $120,000 $130,000 $20,000 59% $20,000 18%
Marketing
11% $114,750 $124,000 $133,875 $20,000 66% $20,000 18%
Brand / Product Management
9% $117,000 $125,000 $135,000 $25,000 67% $20,250 18%
General Marketing
1% $108,750 $115,500 $130,950 * * * *
Sales
<1% * * * * * * *
Other Marketing
<1% * * * * * * *
Other
6% $104,000 $120,000 $130,000 $25,000 46% $19,250 23%
Human Resources
<1% * * * * * * *
Product Development
1% $119,000 $120,000 $137,500 $25,000 86% * *
Real Estate
1% $114,625 $123,750 $125,000 * * * *
Research & Development
<1% * * * * * * *
All Other
3% $97,500 $125,000 $143,700 $25,000 47% * *
Strategic Planning
7% $99,000 $118,500 $130,000 $25,000 68% * *
All Functions
100% $117,000 $130,000 $140,000 $25,000 65% $26,000 19%
Salary Statistics by Location
Location Statistics
  % 25%
Base
Salary
Median
Base
Salary
75%
Base
Salary
Median
Signing
Bonus
Receiving
Signing
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Median
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Receiving
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Mid-Atlantic
5% $123,750 $132,500 $143,625 $25,000 56% $25,000 19%
Washington D.C.
3% $125,000 $142,500 $148,000 $25,000 41% * *
Other Mid-Atlantic
2% $122,500 $125,000 $137,500 $25,000 73% * *
Midwest
5% $118,500 $130,000 $140,000 $25,000 83% * *
Chicago
3% $128,750 $140,000 $140,000 $25,000 81% * *
Other Midwest
2% $102,000 $120,000 $130,000 $42,500 86% * *
Northeast
41% $115,000 $130,000 $146,500 $25,000 59% $29,000 15%
Boston
14% $110,000 $130,000 $140,000 $25,000 59% $27,500 7%
New York City
23% $120,000 $129,500 $150,000 $25,000 56% $28,000 21%
New England (Except Boston)
2% $120,000 $130,000 $150,000 $25,000 71% * *
Other Northeast
2% $125,000 $135,000 $140,000 $25,000 90% * *
South
3% $120,000 $127,500 $140,000 $21,000 88% * *
Atlanta
<1% * * * * * * *
Other South
2% $119,500 $124,000 $132,500 $20,000 83% * *
Southwest
6% $125,000 $140,000 $141,005 $25,000 89% $58,750 17%
Texas
5% $125,000 $140,000 $140,010 $25,000 88% * *
Other Southwest
<1% * * * * * * *
West
26% $120,000 $130,000 $140,000 $25,000 70% $35,000 21%
California - Bay Area
17% $120,000 $130,000 $140,000 $25,000 67% $32,500 18%
California - Los Angeles
4% $111,250 $135,000 $150,000 $15,000 73% $54,375 32%
California - Other
1% $122,403 $123,750 $143,750 * * * *
Pacific Northwest
3% $112,250 $117,000 $127,250 $35,000 89% * *
Other West
<1% * * * * * * *
Asia
3% $110,000 $120,500 $150,000 $40,000 63% $46,360 38%
China
<1% * * * * * * *
Hong Kong, SAR
<1% * * * * * * *
India
<1% * * * * * * *
Other Asia
1% $108,750 $115,000 $121,250 * * * *
Australia & Oceania
<1% * * * * * * *
Canada
1% $100,479 $110,000 $118,500 * * * *
Europe
7% $110,000 $125,000 $142,000 $23,603 57% $12,850 26%
England
4% $120,000 $125,000 $150,000 $23,550 56% * *
Other Europe
2% $94,750 $109,000 $131,750 $33,600 60% $11,520 40%
Latin America
1% $65,714 $96,000 $108,000 * * * *
Brazil
<1% * * * * * * *
Other Latin America
<1% * * * * * * *
Middle East & North Africa
1% $86,185 $117,500 $125,000 $30,000 75% * *
Sub Saharan Africa
1% $68,750 $97,500 $100,000 * * * *
United States
85% $120,000 $130,000 $140,000 $25,000 67% $30,000 17%
International
15% $100,000 $120,000 $140,000 $30,000 56% $17,050 27%
All Locations
100% $117,000 $130,000 $140,000 $25,000 65% $26,000 19%