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% $145,000 $150,000 $152,500 $25,000 94% $28,750 8%
Consumer Products
3% $110,000 $115,000 $135,000 $35,000 85% * *
Entertainment / Media
4% $120,000 $130,000 $150,000 $25,000 40% * *
Entertainment
4% $120,000 $130,000 $150,000 $25,000 40% * *
Financial Services
29% $125,000 $150,000 $175,000 $40,000 43% $90,500 23%
Investment Banking / Sales & Trading
6% $125,000 $125,000 $150,000 $50,000 94% * *
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
6% $135,250 $150,000 $175,000 $35,000 33% $150,000 33%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
15% $135,000 $150,000 $177,500 $22,500 27% $84,500 21%
Other Financial Services
2% $93,750 $100,000 $126,250 $15,000 46% * *
Health Care
6% $125,000 $125,000 $140,000 $25,000 75% * *
Biomed / Pharmaceutical
3% $125,000 $130,000 $142,500 $25,000 80% * *
Health-Related Services
3% $125,000 $125,000 $136,250 $25,000 69% * *
Manufacturing
5% $122,750 $130,000 $142,500 $20,000 76% * *
Aero / Auto / Transport Equipment
1% $127,500 $145,000 $155,000 * * * *
Cleantech
<1% $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 * * * *
Energy / Extractive Minerals
<1% * * * * * * *
Highly Diversified
2% $120,000 $130,000 $130,000 $30,000 100% * *
Other Manufacturing
<1% * * * * * * *
Nonprofit / Government
2% $95,000 $95,000 $96,000 * * * *
Government
1% $95,000 $95,000 $95,000 * * * *
Nonprofit
1% $95,000 $95,000 $100,000 * * * *
Retail / Trading
3% $120,000 $132,500 $135,000 $27,500 63% * *
Services
3% $110,000 $120,000 $133,750 $17,500 38% * *
Real Estate
3% $110,000 $120,000 $132,500 $15,000 39% * *
Other Services
<1% * * * * * * *
Technology
19% $120,000 $130,000 $142,000 $30,000 72% $25,000 11%
Consumer Electronics
1% $130,000 $140,000 $142,000 $50,000 89% * *
E-Commerce
4% $130,000 $130,000 $142,000 $50,000 91% * *
Equipment / Hardware / Networking
<1% * * * * * * *
Internet Services
5% $119,000 $130,000 $137,500 $25,000 83% * *
Software
6% $121,800 $135,000 $145,000 $20,000 55% $26,250 15%
Other Technology
2% $107,500 $120,000 $134,500 $20,000 50% * *
All Industries
100% $125,000 $140,000 $152,000 $25,000 65% $28,750 14%
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
8% $119,750 $130,000 $150,000 $22,500 49% $17,250 18%
Consulting
26% $145,000 $150,000 $152,500 $25,000 93% $20,000 8%
Finance
29% $125,000 $150,000 $170,000 $40,000 44% $81,000 23%
Corporate Finance
1% $115,000 $120,900 $130,000 $35,000 88% * *
Investment Banking / Sales & Trading
5% $125,000 $125,000 $150,000 $50,000 94% * *
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
4% $135,000 $150,000 $175,000 $25,000 35% $168,000 38%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
14% $140,000 $150,000 $200,000 $25,000 27% $112,000 21%
Other Finance
3% $100,000 $120,000 $130,000 $20,500 30% $32,500 30%
General Management
16% $120,000 $125,000 $135,000 $25,000 72% $18,750 9%
Operations / Manufacturing
3% $95,000 $120,000 $130,000 $20,000 53% * *
Project Management
1% $120,000 $130,000 $140,000 $20,000 78% * *
Rotational / Leadership Development
4% $120,000 $125,000 $125,000 $27,500 78% * *
Other General Management
7% $120,000 $130,000 $145,000 $30,000 77% * *
Marketing
11% $125,000 $135,000 $142,000 $25,000 79% $11,750 9%
Brand Management
<1% $110,000 $110,000 $135,000 * * * *
General Marketing
1% $120,000 $120,000 $135,000 $20,000 100% * *
Product Management
8% $130,000 $137,500 $145,000 $27,500 78% * *
Sales
<1% * * * * * * *
Other Marketing
<1% * * * * * * *
Strategic Planning
8% $112,500 $130,000 $150,000 $25,000 51% * *
Other
3% $111,250 $127,500 $132,925 $25,000 72% * *
Product Development
<1% * * * * * * *
Real Estate
1% $110,000 $120,000 $130,000 * * * *
All Other
1% $117,700 $130,000 $136,950 $37,500 86% * *
All Functions
100% $125,000 $140,000 $152,000 $25,000 65% $28,750 14%
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
4% $116,250 $147,500 $152,375 $25,000 48% * *
Washington - DC
2% $97,000 $150,000 $152,000 $25,000 46% * *
Other Mid-Atlantic
2% $135,000 $145,000 $155,000 $25,000 50% * *
Midwest
7% $125,000 $135,000 $151,500 $25,000 83% * *
Chicago - IL
4% $135,000 $147,000 $152,375 $25,000 77% * *
Other Midwest
3% $125,000 $130,000 $140,000 $25,000 90% * *
Northeast
41% $125,000 $145,000 $150,000 $25,000 61% $85,000 14%
Boston - MA
11% $125,000 $147,000 $152,000 $25,000 63% $25,000 11%
New England (Except Boston)
4% $125,000 $137,500 $150,000 $27,500 78% * *
New York - NY
24% $125,000 $140,000 $150,000 $30,000 56% $150,000 16%
Other Northeast
2% $130,000 $145,000 $148,500 $25,000 82% * *
South
4% $118,750 $148,500 $152,125 $25,000 92% * *
Atlanta - GA
2% $150,000 $152,000 $152,500 $25,000 92% * *
Other South
2% $113,750 $117,500 $147,000 $25,000 92% * *
Southwest
4% $125,000 $147,000 $152,000 $25,000 76% * *
Texas
3% $142,500 $150,000 $152,500 $25,000 88% * *
Other Southwest
1% $122,000 $125,000 $147,000 * * * *
West
26% $125,000 $140,000 $152,000 $25,000 70% $20,000 14%
California - Bay Area
16% $126,250 $145,000 $160,000 $25,000 65% $15,000 15%
California - Los Angeles Area
5% $125,000 $147,000 $152,250 $25,000 64% * *
California - Other
<1% * * * * * * *
Pacific Northwest
5% $123,750 $130,000 $142,000 $50,000 97% * *
Other West
<1% * * * * * * *
Asia
4% $105,000 $125,000 $170,000 $25,000 43% * 9%
China
<1% * * * * * * *
Hong Kong, SAR
<1% * * * * * * *
India
<1% * * * * * * *
Other Asia
3% $97,500 $115,000 $127,500 $22,500 50% * *
Australia & Oceania
<1% * * * * * * *
Canada
1% $131,625 $138,500 $146,250 $20,540 67% * *
Europe
5% $117,552 $125,000 $134,500 $23,800 43% $25,000 23%
United Kingdom
3% $118,105 $125,000 $135,000 $19,657 33% * *
Other Europe
1% $118,000 $125,000 $126,000 $26,900 67% * *
Latin America
3% $73,950 $90,000 $102,500 $25,000 81% $27,500 38%
Brazil
<1% * * * * * * *
Other Latin America
2% $70,800 $90,000 $110,000 $22,500 77% $27,500 46%
Middle East & North Africa
<1% * * * * * * *
Sub-Saharan Africa
<1% * * * * * * *
United States
86% $125,000 $142,000 $152,000 $25,000 67% $30,000 13%
International
14% $96,250 $122,101 $139,250 $25,000 56% $25,000 20%
All Locations
100% $125,000 $140,000 $152,000 $25,000 65% $28,750 14%