Base Salaries

Industry - Full Time

Base Salary Acceptances - by Industry, Full-time Class of 2017

Industry** Percent(%) Low($) High($) Average($) Median($)
Consulting 32.9% 65,000 190,000 142,988 147,000
Consumer Packaged Goods 11.7% 90,000 140,000 110,561 107,000
Apparel / Textiles 1.2% 120,000 120,000 120,000 120,000
Electronics 0.4% * * * *
Food and Beverage 5.2% 90,000 130,000 110,260 106,500
Household / Personal 4.5% 90,000 110,000 105,477 106,500
Luxury Goods 0.2% * * * *
Other 0.2% * * * *
Energy 0.8% 97,000 125,000 109,875 108,750
Alternative Energy 0.4% * * * *
General 0.2% * * * *
Utility Services (Electric/ Water/ etc.) 0.2% * * * *
Financial Services 12.9% 72,800 250,000 129,161 125,000
Commercial Banking 0.2% * * * *
Diversified Financial Services 1.9% 95,000 135,000 111,111 110,000
Hedge Funds 0.6% * * * *
Insurance 0.2% * * * *
Investment Banking / Brokerage 5.9% 74,188 150,000 128,075 125,000
Investment Management 0.2% * * * *
Private Equity 3.3% 90,000 250,000 145,000 140,000
Venture Capital 0.6% * * * *
Government 0.2% * * * *
Healthcare 5.9% 55,266 145,000 114,820 120,000
General 1.2% 105,000 115,000 107,500 106,000
Medical Devices 0.8% 80,000 130,000 105,000 105,000
Pharmaceutical Manufacturers 0.8% 115,000 120,700 116,900 115,000
Pharmaceutical Other 0.6% * * * *
Providers & Services 2.1% 55,266 140,000 115,027 125,000
Other 0.4% * * * *
Hospitality 0.2% * * * *
Manufacturing 3.9% 100,000 136,680 116,010 117,000
Aerospace / Aviation / Defense 0.2% * * * *
Automotive 1.0% 113,000 120,000 114,750 113,000
Chemicals 0.2% * * * *
General 0.6% * * * *
Heavy Equipment 0.2% * * * *
Packaging 0.2% * * * *
Other 1.5% 100,000 120,000 115,000 119,000
Media / Entertainment 0.2% * * * *
Non-Profit 0.4% * * * *
Other 1.2% 45,000 175,000 111,667 115,000
Agribusiness 0.4% * * * *
Economic Development / Microfinance 0.2% * * * *
Education - For Profit 0.4% * * * *
Sports & Sports Management 0.2% * * * *
Real Estate 2.1% 90,000 135,000 105,755 102,000
Commercial 1.5% 90,000 135,000 104,600 98,000
General 0.4% * * * *
Services 0.2% * * * *
Retail 2.5% 60,000 120,000 103,833 107,500
Technology 24.9% 64,000 175,000 123,780 125,000
Equipment / Hardware / Networking 2.7% 100,000 145,000 128,000 131,000
General 2.1% 100,000 135,000 120,778 125,000
Internet Services / E-Commerce 10.7% 80,000 150,000 120,525 120,000
Multimedia Products & Services 0.4% * * * *
Software 7.2% 64,000 175,000 127,147 130,000
Telecommunications Services 1.6% 95,137 156,000 134,205 145,500
Other  0.2% * * * *
Transportation & Logistics Services 0.2% * * * *
*Reporting numbers insufficient to provide salary data.
**94% of job accepting graduates provided useable salary information.

Function - Full Time

Base Salary Acceptances - by Function, Full-time Class of 2017

Function** Percent(%) Low($) High($) Average($) Median($)
Consulting 33.5% 65,000 190,000 142,457 147,000
Finance/Accounting 14.4% 72,800 250,000 126,420 125,000
Analyst / Research 0.2% * * * *
Corporate Finance 3.1% 95,000 129,000 113,467 115,000
General 1.2% 116,000 120,000 119,200 120,000
Investment Banking 5.0% 74,188 150,000 126,008 125,000
Investment Management 1.4% 72,800 225,000 126,114 120,000
Mergers & Acquisitions 2.1% 90,000 250,000 149,500 145,000
Private Client Services / Wealth Management 0.2% * * * *
Restructure / Turnaround 0.2% * * * *
Treasury 0.2% * * * *
Other 0.8% 112,000 140,000 127,500 129,000
General Management 8.8% 55,266 150,000 114,897 120,000
General Management 3.9% 80,000 150,000 120,220 120,000
Other Manufacturung  0.2% * * * *
Project Management 1.2% 67,320 125,000 108,720 120,000
Rotational / Development Program 3.1% 55,266 130,000 110,339 115,000
Other 0.4% * * * *
Human Resources 0.4% * * * *
Information Technology 5.5% 80,000 175,000 124,692 126,500
Business Analysis and Design 0.8% 116,000 146,000 130,750 130,500
Ecommerce / Internet / Web Site Management 1.0% 120,000 138,000 128,200 125,000
General 3.7% 80,000 175,000 122,235 120,000
Marketing/Sales 19.1% 60,000 156,000 114,865 115,000
Brand / Product Management 13.4% 80,000 156,000 113,831 108,000
Buyer / Merchandising 0.2% * * * *
General 3.5% 100,000 145,000 119,731 120,000
Product Development 0.6% * * * *
Sales 1.2% 115,000 130,000 121,400 120,000
Other 0.2% * * * *
Operations/Logistics 2.7% 45,000 150,000 113,750 121,500
Operations / Production 1.7% 45,000 150,000 105,625 105,000
Purchasing 0.6% * * * *
Supply Chain / Logistics 0.4% * * * *
Other 10.3% 64,000 200,000 118,761 122,500
Business Development 4.1% 64,000 153,000 115,577 122,500
Corporate Development 0.8% 75,000 120,000 98,750 100,000
Data Analytics 0.6% * * * *
Engineering - General 0.2% * * * *
Health Care / Medical Professional 0.4% * * * *
Real Estate - General 2.1% 90,000 135,000 106,625 102,000
Other          
Strategic Planning 5.3% 95,137 175,000 123,236 118,500
*Reporting numbers insufficient to provide salary data.
**94% of job accepting graduates provided useable salary information.

Industry - Internships

Monthly Salaries1 - by Industry, Summer Interns, Class of 20182

Industry Percent(%)3 Low($) High($) Average($) Median($)
Consulting 26.7% 1,200 14,000 10,159 11,500
Finance/Accounting 12.8% 800 12,500 8,549 10,000
Analyst/Research 0.7% * * * *
Corporate Finance 1.2% 4,800 7,933 6,516 6,637
General 1.7% 3,688 10,000 7,189 8,000
Investment Banking 4.5% 9,500 12,500 10,591 10,417
Investment Management 1.4% 4,026 12,000 8,680 10,000
Mergers & Acquisitions 1.2% 800 10,416 6,803 9,000
Private Client Services/Wealth Management 0.7% * * * *
Other 1.4% 3,467 10,833 7,714 8,000
General Management 6.6% 2,400 10,417 7,704 8,009
General 3.3% 2,400 10,416 7,645 8,500
Project Management 0.8% 7,400 10,000 8,475 8,250
Retail Management 0.4% * * * *
Rotational/Development Program 1.9% 3,467 10,417 7,367 8,017
Other 0.2% * * * *
Human Resources 1.4% 2,880 8,500 6,410 7,400
Information Technology 8.3% 750 9,533 6,729 8,000
Business Analysis and Design 1.7% 2,880 8,800 7,098 8,000
Ecommerce/Internet/Web Site Management 1.9% 1,944 8,800 6,794 8,000
General 4.3% 750 9,533 6,468 7,680
Integration/Implementation 0.2% * * * *
Systems Management 0.2% * * * *
Marketing/Sales 21.7% 1,200 16,000 7,213 7,269
Buyer/Merchandising 0.4% * * * *
Brand/Product Management 13.4% 3,200 9,208 7,235 7,200
General 5.2% 4,000 16,000 7,244 7,500
Market Research 0.2% * * * *
Product Development 1.4% 4,000 8,400 6,871 8,000
Sales 0.4% * * * *
Other 0.7% * * * *
Operations/Logistics 1.2% 4,000 8,800 7,539 8,356
Operations/Production 1.0% 4,000 8,800 7,287 7,911
Supply Chain/Logistics 0.2% * * * *
Other 13.4% 1,200 14,504 6,278 6,500
Business Development 2.9% 1,700 8,800 5,709 6,040
Corporate Development 1.9% 1,600 10,417 7,187 8,000
Data Analytics 1.9% 2,500 14,504 8,025 7,000
Economic Analysis/Research 0.2% * * * *
Entrepreneurship 1.7% 1,200 12,000 6,025 6,250
Health Care/Medical Professional 0.4% * * * *
Real Estate - Asset/Property Mgmt 0.2% * * * *
Real Estate - Development/Construction 0.2% * * * *
Real Estate - Finance 0.8% 6,400 9,615 7,854 7,700
Real Estate - General 0.4% * * * *
Real Estate - Other 0.2% * * * *
Other 2.6% 1,890 8,500 5,339 6,500
Strategic Planning 7.9% 960 10,000 6,274 7,000
*Reporting numbers insufficient to provide salary data.
1 One percent of students reported accepting an unpaid summer internship.
2 Data for sponsored students reporting summer internship details is included in this table.
3 Three students reported accepting multiple internships.

Function - Internships

Monthly Salaries1 - by Function, Summer Interns, Class of 20182

Function Percent(%)3 Low($) High($) Average($) Median($)
Consulting 26.7% 1,200 14,000 10,159 11,500
Finance/Accounting 12.8% 800 12,500 8,549 10,000
Analyst/Research 0.7% * * * *
Corporate Finance 1.2% 4,800 7,933 6,516 6,637
General 1.7% 3,688 10,000 7,189 8,000
Investment Banking 4.5% 9,500 12,500 10,591 10,417
Investment Management 1.4% 4,026 12,000 8,680 10,000
Mergers & Acquisitions 1.2% 800 10,416 6,803 9,000
Private Client Services/Wealth Management 0.7% * * * *
Other 1.4% 3,467 10,833 7,714 8,000
General Management 6.6% 2,400 10,417 7,704 8,009
General 3.3% 2,400 10,416 7,645 8,500
Project Management 0.8% 7,400 10,000 8,475 8,250
Retail Management 0.4% * * * *
Rotational/Development Program 1.9% 3,467 10,417 7,367 8,017
Other 0.2% * * * *
Human Resources 1.4% 2,880 8,500 6,410 7,400
Information Technology 8.3% 750 9,533 6,729 8,000
Business Analysis and Design 1.7% 2,880 8,800 7,098 8,000
Ecommerce/Internet/Web Site Management 1.9% 1,944 8,800 6,794 8,000
General 4.3% 750 9,533 6,468 7,680
Integration/Implementation 0.2% * * * *
Systems Management 0.2% * * * *
Marketing/Sales 21.7% 1,200 16,000 7,213 7,269
Buyer/Merchandising 0.4% * * * *
Brand/Product Management 13.4% 3,200 9,208 7,235 7,200
General 5.2% 4,000 16,000 7,244 7,500
Market Research 0.2% * * * *
Product Development 1.4% 4,000 8,400 6,871 8,000
Sales 0.4% * * * *
Other 0.7% * * * *
Operations/Logistics 1.2% 4,000 8,800 7,539 8,356
Operations/Production 1.0% 4,000 8,800 7,287 7,911
Supply Chain/Logistics 0.2% * * * *
Other 13.4% 1,200 14,504 6,278 6,500
Business Development 2.9% 1,700 8,800 5,709 6,040
Corporate Development 1.9% 1,600 10,417 7,187 8,000
Data Analytics 1.9% 2,500 14,504 8,025 7,000
Economic Analysis/Research 0.2% * * * *
Entrepreneurship 1.7% 1,200 12,000 6,025 6,250
Health Care/Medical Professional 0.4% * * * *
Real Estate - Asset/Property Mgmt 0.2% * * * *
Real Estate - Development/Construction 0.2% * * * *
Real Estate - Finance 0.8% 6,400 9,615 7,854 7,700
Real Estate - General 0.4% * * * *
Real Estate - Other 0.2% * * * *
Other 2.6% 1,890 8,500 5,339 6,500
Strategic Planning 7.9% 960 10,000 6,274 7,000
*Reporting numbers insufficient to provide salary data.
1 One percent of students reported accepting an unpaid summer internship.
2 Data for sponsored students reporting summer internship details is included in this table.
3 Three students reported accepting multiple internships.

Please note that the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Employment Reports only include data from the 1Y, MMM and 2Y programs. This differs from previous years’ employment reports, which included data from the 1Y, MMM, 2Y, JDMBA, MDMBA, E&W OCR and Sponsored populations. As a result, benchmarking these more recent reports against previous reports is not advised.

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