Salary Demography

Undergraduate Degree

Sign-on Bonus Acceptances - by Function, Full-time Class of 2017

Degree Percent(%) Low($) High($) Average($) Median($)
Business 36.6% 45,000 250,000 127,499 125,000
Technical 27.9% 60,000 170,000 128,021 130,000
Other 35.4% 55,266 225,000 126,042 125,000

Work Experience

Base Salary Acceptances - by Work Experience, Full-time Class of 2017

Experience Percent(%) Low($) High($) Average($) Median($)
1-3 Years 0.8% * * * *
3-5 Years 61.6% 64,000 255,000 128,686 125,000
5+ Years 37.6% 45,000 250,000 125,361 124,000
*Reporting numbers insufficient to provide salary data

Geographic

Base Salary Acceptances - by Geographic Region, Full-time Class of 2017

Region1 Percent(%) Low($) High($) Average($) Median($)
United States 89.1% 5,000 250,000 129,529 127,000
Mid-Atlantic 2.5% 105,000 181,000 136,917 140,000
Philadelphia Metro 0.4% * * * *
Washington DC Metro 1.5% 125,000 181,000 144,000 140,000
Other 0.6% * * * *
Midwest 30.2% 75,000 250,000 130,692 130,000
Chicago Metro 24.6% 75,000 250,000 134,278 145,000
Detroit Metro 1.0% 113,000 120,000 115,000 113,000
Minneapolis Metro 1.5% 80,000 147,000 113,857 120,000
Other 3.1% 80,000 147,000 115,812 110,000
Northeast 17.7% 45,000 225,000 130,092 130,000
Boston Metro 3.3% 90,000 225,000 142,938 146,000
NYC Metro 13.8% 45,000 175,000 127,398 125,000
Other 0.6% * * * *
South 2.5% 55,266 147,000 111,664 117,500
Atlanta Metro 0.4% * * * *
Miami Metro 0.4% * * * *
Other 1.7% 55,266 125,000 107,871 116,000
Southwest 4.8% 80,000 170,000 132,804 144,000
Dallas Metro 2.8% 100,000 152,500 132,357 142,000
Houston Metro 1.0% 147,000 170,000 152,875 147,250
Other 1.0% 80,000 160,000 118,000 125,000
West 31.4% 64,000 200,000 128,437 125,000
Los Angeles Metro 2.3% 97,000 147,000 122,409 120,000
San Diego Metro 0.6% * * * *
San Francisco Metro 17.4% 64,000 200,000 132,886 131,000
Seattle Metro 9.0% 110,000 148,000 124,000 120,000
Other 2.1% 110,000 125,000 120,500 120,000
International 10.9% 60,000 190,000 106,604 102,000
Africa 0.2% * * * *
Asia 5.6% 65,000 190,000 111,864 110,000
Australia and Oceania 0.4% * * * *
Central America and the Caribbean 0.2% * * * *
Europe-Free Trade Zone 1.0% 80,000 115,000 100,863 100,000
Middle East and North Africa 0.6% * * * *
North America (non-U.S.) 0.2% * * * *
South America 2.7% 60,000 120,000 94,426 95,000
194% of job-accepting graduates provided useable salary information.
*Reporting numbers insufficient to provide salary data.

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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