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
Monthly
Base
Salary
75%
Base
Salary
Median
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Receiving
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Consulting
16% $10,500 $12,250 $12,500 $4,000 7%
Consumer Products
7% $5,633 $7,225 $8,233 $5,000 43%
Entertainment / Media
4% $5,200 $5,633 $6,034 * *
Entertainment
4% $5,200 $5,633 $6,033 * *
Financial Services
26% $6,000 $10,000 $10,500 $5,000 17%
Investment Banking / Sales & Trading
5% $10,417 $10,417 $10,417 $5,000 31%
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
7% $9,416 $10,417 $12,000 $7,000 24%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
11% $5,270 $7,277 $10,000 $3,000 8%
Other Financial Services
2% $4,487 $5,200 $5,633 * *
Health Care
8% $6,400 $7,800 $8,308 $3,750 19%
Biomed / Pharmaceutical
4% $7,713 $8,000 $8,333 $4,500 26%
Health-Related Services
4% $5,200 $6,500 $8,000 * *
Manufacturing
6% $5,200 $6,760 $8,450 $7,500 25%
Aero / Auto / Transport Equipment
2% $4,710 $5,200 $5,524 * *
Cleantech
<1% * * * * *
Energy / Extractive Minerals
1% $5,083 $6,000 $7,975 * *
Highly Diversified
2% $7,858 $8,500 $8,500 $7,500 50%
Other Manufacturing
<1% * * * * *
Nonprofit / Government
3% $2,817 $5,200 $5,633 * *
Government
1% $2,817 $3,658 $5,849 * *
Nonprofit
2% $2,919 $5,308 $5,633 * *
Retail / Trading
4% $4,842 $6,257 $6,966 $2,500 45%
Services
5% $4,987 $5,633 $7,537 $7,800 14%
Real Estate
2% $4,637 $5,200 $7,583 * *
Other Services
3% $5,000 $5,633 $7,400 * *
Technology
20% $5,633 $7,500 $8,000 $3,075 23%
Consumer Electronics
2% $5,443 $6,666 $9,043 $3,000 38%
E-Commerce
5% $8,000 $8,000 $8,000 $4,200 34%
Equipment / Hardware / Networking
2% $6,000 $8,000 $8,000 * *
Internet Services
5% $5,200 $7,500 $8,000 $3,825 15%
Software
3% $5,633 $6,725 $7,800 * *
Telecommunications
<1% * * * * *
Other Technology
2% $4,768 $5,200 $7,250 * *
All Industries
100% $5,633 $8,000 $10,249 $4,500 19%
Salary Statistics by Function
Function Statistics
  % 25%
Base
Salary
Median
Monthly
Base
Salary
75%
Base
Salary
Median
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Receiving
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Business Development
13% $4,781 $5,633 $7,500 $2,500 17%
Consulting
18% $9,100 $12,250 $12,500 $3,000 9%
Finance
28% $5,860 $9,533 $10,419 $5,000 16%
Investment Banking
6% $10,417 $10,417 $10,417 $5,000 30%
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
5% $9,883 $10,393 $11,653 $9,800 27%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
11% $5,200 $7,027 $10,000 $4,000 8%
Other Finance
6% $5,200 $8,000 $10,000 * *
General Management
10% $5,200 $6,966 $8,258 $3,996 35%
Leadership Development
1% $8,000 $8,000 $8,500 * *
Manufacturing / Operations
2% $5,200 $5,633 $8,124 * *
Project Management
2% $4,073 $5,135 $6,478 $1,500 50%
Other General Management
5% $5,633 $8,000 $8,333 $5,000 26%
Marketing
17% $6,000 $7,627 $8,000 $4,500 28%
General Marketing
3% $5,200 $6,650 $8,012 $4,000 36%
Sales
1% $4,600 $5,200 $7,060 * *
Brand Management
3% $6,500 $7,200 $7,837 $4,249 30%
Product Management
8% $6,983 $8,000 $8,000 $4,250 25%
Other Marketing
2% $5,221 $6,257 $8,008 * *
Other
5% $5,200 $7,175 $8,233 $7,500 16%
Product Development
1% $7,713 $8,000 $8,667 * *
Real Estate
1% $4,777 $5,816 $7,412 * *
All Other
2% $4,000 $7,150 $8,233 * *
Strategic Planning
10% $5,250 $6,233 $8,000 $4,000 24%
All Functions
100% $5,633 $8,000 $10,249 $4,500 19%
Salary Statistics by Location
Location Statistics
  % 25%
Base
Salary
Median
Monthly
Base
Salary
75%
Base
Salary
Median
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Receiving
Other
Guaranteed
Comp**
Other United States
<1% * * * * *
Mid-Atlantic
5% $5,362 $7,183 $9,454 * *
Washington D.C.
3% $5,000 $6,500 $11,750 * *
Other Mid-Atlantic
2% $6,933 $7,500 $8,500 * *
Midwest
6% $6,841 $8,000 $11,208 $5,000 30%
Chicago
3% $6,500 $9,333 $12,250 * *
Other Midwest
3% $7,225 $8,000 $8,416 $2,500 43%
Northeast
39% $5,633 $8,371 $11,250 $5,000 15%
Boston
11% $5,633 $8,000 $11,578 $3,500 12%
New York City
21% $5,633 $9,100 $11,133 $5,000 16%
New England (Except Boston)
5% $5,200 $7,800 $10,000 * *
Other Northeast
2% $7,650 $8,371 $10,562 $5,000 35%
South
3% $7,650 $8,233 $12,000 $9,600 21%
Atlanta
1% $11,785 $12,000 $12,500 * *
Other South
3% $7,200 $8,000 $10,000 * *
Southwest
5% $7,975 $8,667 $11,937 * *
Texas
3% $8,000 $10,375 $12,500 * *
Other Southwest
1% $5,857 $8,000 $8,541 * *
West
28% $5,716 $7,800 $8,500 $3,000 21%
California - Bay Area
15% $5,633 $7,605 $8,254 $3,000 19%
California - Los Angeles
7% $5,633 $6,400 $10,000 $2,550 13%
California - Other
<1% * * * * *
Pacific Northwest
6% $8,000 $8,000 $8,000 $7,500 35%
Other West
<1% * * * * *
Asia
4% $4,000 $5,000 $8,233 $3,000 39%
China
<1% * * * * *
Hong Kong, SAR
1% $5,554 $10,000 $10,000 * *
India
<1% * * * * *
Other Asia
3% $4,125 $5,000 $8,000 $3,000 43%
Australia & Oceania
<1% * * * * *
Canada
1% $5,427 $7,600 $9,500 * *
Europe
6% $4,257 $5,816 $8,674 $3,649 18%
England
3% $5,000 $8,667 $9,300 * *
Other Europe
3% $4,040 $5,520 $6,400 $4,350 29%
Latin America
2% $2,952 $4,937 $8,778 * *
Brazil
<1% * * * * *
Other Latin America
1% $2,817 $4,500 $9,210 * *
Middle East & North Africa
<1% * * * * *
Sub Saharan Africa
1% $2,947 $3,602 $5,150 * *
United States
85% $5,633 $8,000 $10,417 $5,000 18%
International
15% $3,672 $5,436 $8,672 $3,424 25%
All Locations
100% $5,633 $8,000 $10,249 $4,500 19%