MIT Sloan | Mr. Unicorn Strategy
GMAT 740 (estimated), GPA 3.7
Stanford GSB | Mr. Financial Controller
GRE Yet to Take, Target is ~330, GPA 2.5
Harvard | Mr. Data & Strategy
GMAT 710 (estimate), GPA 3.4
Kellogg | Mr. Class President
GRE 319.5, GPA 3.76
Stanford GSB | Mr. Army Man
GRE 330, GPA 3.25
Stanford GSB | Mr. S.N. Bose Scholar
GMAT 770, GPA 3.84
MIT Sloan | Mr. Surgery to MBB
GMAT 750, GPA 3.4
Foster School of Business | Mr. Tesla Gigafactory
GMAT 720, GPA 3.0
Chicago Booth | Mr. PM to FinTech
GMAT 740, GPA 6/10
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Emporio Armani
GMAT 780, GPA 3.03
MIT Sloan | Mr. Generic Nerd
GMAT 720, GPA 3.72
Columbia | Mr. Alien
GMAT 700, GPA 3.83
Harvard | Ms. Media Entertainment
GMAT 740, GPA 3.3
Berkeley Haas | Ms. Jill Of All Trades
GRE 314, GPA 3.36
Ross | Mr. NCAA to MBB
GMAT 710, GPA 3.2
Harvard | Mr. Finance in Tech
GMAT 760, GPA 3.9
Stanford GSB | Mr. Global Energy
GMAT 760, GPA 7.9/10
Chicago Booth | Mr. Indian O&G EPC
GMAT 730, GPA 3.75
Tuck | Ms. Green Biz
GRE 326, GPA 3.15
Wharton | Ms. Female Engineer
GRE 323, GPA 3.5
Stanford GSB | Mr. Global Innovator
GMAT 720, GPA 3.99
London Business School | Mr. CFA Charterholder
GMAT 770, GPA 3.94
Tuck | Mr. Federal Civilian
GMAT 780, GPA 3.4
Kellogg | Mr. Texan Adventurer
GMAT 740, GPA 3.5
London Business School | Mr. Impact Financier
GMAT 750, GPA 7.35/10
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Upward Trend
GMAT 730, GPA 2.85
Kellogg | Mr. Defense Contractor
GMAT 730, GPA 3.2

Average Pay & Bonus At Top 50 Business Schools

Average Salary & Bonus for the Top 50 Business Schools in the U.S.

 

2013 P&Q Rank & School2013 Pay2012 Pay2011 Pay2010 Pay2009 Pay5-Year Increase
   1. Harvard Business School$138,346$142,501$139,735$131,759$131,2195.4%
   2. Stanford GSB$137,525$140,459$140,972$131,949$132,7693.6%
   3. Chicago (Booth)$135,982$135,653$133,424$126,779$122,13111.3%
   4. UPenn (Wharton)$141,243$138,302$137,311$132,579$123,74114.1%
   5. Northwestern (Kellogg)$135,838$134,001$130,092$123,996$127,8346.3%
   6. MIT (Sloan)$137,057$139,035$132,618$125,905$125,7079.0%
   7. Columbia$137,654$134,868$134,233$123,486$123,15011.8%
   8. Dartmouth (Tuck)$139,036$138,713$138,220$128,013$128,2828.4%
   9. Duke (Fuqua)$135,101$136,461$128,666$118,923$120,47412.1%
 10. UC-Berkeley (Haas)$134,078$133,786$129,776$120,164$121,12410.7%
 11. Cornell (Johnson)$129,037$127,368$122,329$112,039$120,1427.4%
 12. Michigan (Ross)$134,883$134,360$127,817$116,201$125,9957.1%
 13. Virginia (Darden)$136,102$131,906$127,595$119,278$123,16410.5%
 14. UCLA (Anderson)$123,353$121,864$119,109$108,806$08,28613.9%
 15. New York (Stern)$131,975$133,919$128,888$121,867$124,1126.3%
 16. Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)$131,181$128,101$117,650$106,066$117,35911.8%
 17. Yale$126,013$121,631$125,735$113,226$117,2747.5%
 18. UNC (Kenan-Flagler)$123,526$118,195$101,904$111,327$113,1059.2%
 19. Texas-Austin (McCombs)$123,868$123,177$118,410$108,886$113,7688.9%
 20. Indiana (Kelley)$113,898$108,807$106,195$101,206$107,2216.3%
 21. Emory (Goizueta)$124,148$124,066$121,050$100,300$102,37221.3%
 22. Georgetown (McDonnough)$118,620$114,744$111,721$103,676$106,01211.9%
 23. Washington (Olin)$110,533$106,009$99,354$90,767$97,32613.6%
 24. Washington (Foster)$118,759$110,768$97,970$91,593$87,17736.2%
 25. Vanderbilt (Owen)$113,170$108,889$102,694$93,351$102,85210.0%

Source: Poets&Quants analysis from publicly available data from business schools

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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.