Where Six-Figure MBA Pay Is A Done Deal

Schools Where Six-Figure Pay Is A Done Deal

School2012 Salary & Bonus   2008 Salary & Bonus   Change
Harvard Business School$142,501$144,261-1.2%
Stanford GSB$140,459$140,771-0.2%
MIT (Sloan)$139,035$131.087+6.1%
Dartmouth (Tuck)$138,713$133,407+4.0%
UPenn (Wharton)$138,302$136,676+1.2%
Duke (Fuqua)$136,461$122,742+11.2%
Chicago (Booth)$135,653$130,839+3.7%
Columbia $134,868$130,281+3.5%
Michigan (Ross)$134,360$125,773+6.8%
Northwestern (Kellogg)$134,001$130,365+2.8%
New York (Stern)$133,919$128,968+3.8%
UC-Berkeley (Haas)$133,786$126,886+5.9%
Virginia (Darden)$131,906$126,362+4.4%
Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)$128,101$122,944+4.2%
Cornell (Johnson)$127,368$122,776+3.7%
Emory (Goizueta)$124,066$108,107+14.8%
Texas-Austin (McCombs)$123,177$116,484+5.7%
UCLA (Anderson)$121,864$117,253+3.9%
Yale School of Management$121,631$117,366+3.6%
Minnesota (Carlson)$118,986$104,745+13.6%
UNC (Kenan-Flagler)$118,195$110,202+7.3%
Georgetown (McDonough)$114,744$114,463+0.2%
Notre Dame (Mendoza)$111,255$102,028+9.04%
Univ. of Washington (Foster)  $110,768NA——
Southern Cal (Marshall)$109,841$104,382+5.2%
Vanderbilt (Owen)$108,889$103,262+5.4%
Indiana (Kelley)$108,807$109,329-0.5%
Rice (Jones)$108,587$108,596——
Brigham Young (Marriott)$108,227NA——
Washington Univ. (Olin)$106,009$103,184+2.7%
Wisconsin Business School$105,614$100,907+4.7%
Texas A&M (Mays)$104,723NA——
Boston College (Carroll)$102,423NA——
Ohio State (Fisher)$102,162$101,146+1.0%
Georgia Tech (Scheller)$101,612$105,266-3.5%
Maryland (Smith)$101,604NA——
Boston University$101,204NA——
Arizona State (Carey)$100,984NA——
Wake Forest (Babcock)$100,897NA——

Source: Schools reporting to U.S. News & World Report

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About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.