Stanford GSB | Mr. Startup Founder
GMAT 700, GPA 3.12
Stanford GSB | Mr. Failed Entrepreneur
GMAT 750, GPA 3.7
MIT Sloan | Mr. Latino Insurance
GMAT 730, GPA 8.5 / 10
Stanford GSB | Mr. Tesla Intern
GMAT 720, GPA 3.9
Harvard | Ms. Comeback Kid
GMAT 780, GPA 2.6
Wharton | Mr. Top Salesman
GMAT 610, GPA 4.0
Stanford GSB | Mr. Nuclear Vet
GMAT 770, GPA 3.86
Stanford GSB | Mr. SpaceX
GMAT 740, GPA 3.65
Wharton | Mr. Data Dude
GMAT 750, GPA 4.0
UCLA Anderson | Ms. Triathlete
GMAT 720, GPA 2.8
Kellogg | Mr. MBB Private Equity
GMAT TBD (target 720+), GPA 4.0
Harvard | Mr. MedTech Startup
GMAT 740, GPA 3.80
INSEAD | Mr. Media Startup
GMAT 710, GPA 3.65
Yale | Mr. Yale Hopeful
GMAT 750, GPA 2.9
MIT Sloan | Mr. MBB Transformation
GMAT 760, GPA 3.46
Wharton | Mr. Swing Big
GRE N/A, GPA 3.1
Harvard | Mr. CPG Product Manager
GMAT 720, GPA 3.5
Stanford GSB | Mr. Supply Chain Data Scientist
GMAT 730, GPA 3.9
Stanford GSB | Mr. Global Consultant
GMAT 770, GPA 80% (top 10% of class)
Stanford GSB | Mr. MBB/FinTech
GMAT 760, GPA 3.7
Stanford GSB | Mr. Digital Indonesia
GMAT 760, GPA 3.7
Stanford GSB | Mr. Equal Opportunity
GMAT 760, GPA 4.0
Stanford GSB | Mr. MBB to PM
GRE 338, GPA 4.0
Stanford GSB | Mr. LGBT Social Impact
GRE 326, GPA 3.79
Stanford GSB | Mr. Oilfield Trekker
GMAT 720, GPA 7.99/10
Kellogg | Mr. Big 4 Financial Consultant
GMAT 740, GPA 3.94
Stanford GSB | Mr. Mountaineer
GRE 327, GPA 2.96

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.