Harvard | Mr. Investment Banker
GMAT 750, GPA 4.0
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Military 2.0
GRE 310, GPA 2.3
Stanford GSB | Mr. Deferred MBA
GMAT 760, GPA 3.82
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Consulting Analyst
GMAT 700, GPA 7.7/10
Stanford GSB | Mr. FinTech Engineer
GMAT 760, GPA 3.8
MIT Sloan | Mr. Hopeful CXO
GMAT 750, GPA 3.56
Harvard | Mr. Bangladeshi Analyst
GMAT 690, GPA 3.31
Yale | Mr. Fencer
GMAT 740, GPA 3.48
INSEAD | Mr. Indian In Cambodia
GMAT 730, GPA 3.33
Kenan-Flagler | Mr. Top Three
GRE 310, GPA 2.7
Tuck | Mr. South African FinTech
GMAT 730, GPA 3.08
London Business School | Mr. Green Energy
GMAT 710, GPA 3.1
IU Kelley | Ms. Marketing Manager
GRE 294, GPA 2.5
Kenan-Flagler | Ms. Nonprofit Admin
GMAT 620, GPA 3.3
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Emporio Armani
GMAT 780, GPA 3.03
Kellogg | Mr. Class President
GRE 319.5, GPA 3.76
Tepper | Mr. Tech Strategist
GRE 313, GPA 3.0
Harvard | Mr. MacGruber
GRE 313, GPA 3.7
Tuck | Mr. Metamorphosis
GRE 324, GPA 3.15
Stanford GSB | Mr. MBA Class of 2023
GMAT 725, GPA 3.5
IMD | Mr. Future Large Corp
GMAT 720, GPA 3.0
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Government Consultant
GMAT 600, GPA 3
Harvard | Mr. Healthcare VC
GMAT 700, GPA 3.7
Yale | Ms. Social Impact
GMAT 680, GPA 3.83
Kellogg | Mr. 770 Dreamer
GMAT 770, GPA 8.77/10
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Agribusiness
GRE 308, GPA 3.04
Wharton | Ms. Healthcare Visionary
GMAT 720, GPA 3.4

The Jaw-Dropping MBA Pay of 2013

Highest Paid MBAs Of 2013 At The Top 50 Business Schools in the U.S.

 

P&Q Rank & SchoolBase SalarySigning BonusOther BonusIndustryLocationAverage Salary
   1. Harvard Business School$300,000$200,000$310,000FinanceMidwest$120,700
   2. Stanford GSB$225,000$100,000$337,500FinanceNortheast$125,592
   3. Chicago (Booth)$250,000$100,000$200,000FinanceMidwest$116,302
   4. UPenn (Wharton)$350,000$200,000$260,000FinanceNortheast$123,175
   5. Northwestern (Kellogg)$375,000NANAFinanceNortheast$119,394
   6. MIT (Sloan)$165,000$57,000$130,000FinanceNortheast$119,639
   7. Columbia$310,000$70,000$200,000FinanceNA$116,153
   8. Dartmouth (Tuck)$180,000$100,000$225,000ManagementNortheast$115.031
   9. Duke (Fuqua)$260,000$76,000$88,600ManagementOverseas$112,751
 10. UC-Berkeley (Haas)$195,000$65,000$104,000MarketingOverseas$117,738
 11. Cornell (Johnson)$170,000$60,000$100,000NANortheast$109,484
 12. Michigan (Ross)$168,000$65,000$115,000FinanceOverseas$111,417
 13. Virginia (Darden)$160,000$100,000$100,000NANortheast$111,171
 14. UCLA (Anderson)$160,000$88,000$50,000NAWest$104,728
 15. New York (Stern)$237,600$100,000$117,000NANortheast$107,450
 16. Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)$160,000$72,400$80,000ConsultingMid-Atlantic$110,405
 17. Yale$265,000$60,000$90,000NANortheast$110,656
 18. UNC (Kenan-Flagler)$250,000$60,000$47,500FinanceMid-Atlantic$105,397
 19. Texas-Austin (McCombs)$200,000$57,500$40,000FinanceNortheast$106,277
 20. Indiana (Kelley)$160,000$57,500$40,000NAMidwest$101,656
 21. Emory (Goizueta)$162,000$57,500$75,700FinanceMid-Atlantic$104,334
 22. Georgetown (McDonough)$180,000$50,000$10,800ManagementOverseas$102,177
 23. Washington (Olin)$137,500$43,000$70,000MarketingOverseas$96,207
 24. Washington (Foster)$160,000$50,000$40,000FinanceWest$102,722
 25. Vanderbilt (Owen)$190,000$50,000$25,000MarketingOverseas$101,308

Source: Poets&Quants analysis from business schools reporting to U.S. News & World Report

DON’T MISS: AVERAGE PAY & BONUS AT THE TOP 50 BUSINESS SCHOOLS IN THE U.S.

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.