Kellogg | Mr. Danish Raised, US Based
GMAT 710, GPA 10.6 out of 12
Harvard | Mr. Polyglot
GMAT 740, GPA 3.65
Darden | Ms. Unicorn Healthcare Tech
GMAT 730, GPA 3.5
Stanford GSB | Mr. MBB to PM
GRE 338, GPA 4.0
Harvard | Mr. Sales To Consulting
GMAT 760, GPA 3.49
Chicago Booth | Mr. Semiconductor Guy
GMAT 730, GPA 3.3
Wharton | Mr. Sr. Systems Engineer
GRE 1280, GPA 3.3
Tuck | Mr. Consulting To Tech
GMAT 750, GPA 3.2
Stanford GSB | Mr. Rocket Scientist Lawyer
GMAT 730, GPA 3.65 Cumulative
Stanford GSB | Mr. Navy Officer
GMAT 770, GPA 4.0
Darden | Mr. Stock Up
GMAT 700, GPA 3.3
Stanford GSB | Mr. Classic Candidate
GMAT 760, GPA 3.9
Cambridge Judge Business School | Mr. Social Scientist
GRE 330, GPA 3.5
Darden | Mr. Federal Consultant
GMAT 780, GPA 3.26
INSEAD | Mr. Consulting Fin
GMAT 730, GPA 4.0
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Enlisted Undergrad
GRE 315, GPA 3.75
INSEAD | Ms. Hope & Goodwill
GMAT 740, GPA 3.5
Harvard | Mr. Milk Before Cereals
GMAT 710, GPA 3.3 (16/20 Portuguese scale)
Chicago Booth | Mr. Guy From Taiwan
GRE 326, GPA 3.3
Darden | Mr. Leading Petty Officer
GRE (MCAT) 501, GPA 4.0
Columbia | Mr. NYC Native
GMAT 710, GPA 3.8
Tepper | Mr. Leadership Developement
GMAT 740, GPA 3.77
Harvard | Ms. Athlete Entrepreneur
GMAT 750, GPA 3.3
Darden | Mr. Education Consulting
GRE 326, GPA 3.58
Harvard | Ms. Ambitious Hippie
GRE 329, GPA 3.9
Stanford GSB | Mr. Unrealistic Ambitions
GMAT 710, GPA 2.0
Stanford GSB | Mr. Equal Opportunity
GMAT 760, GPA 4.0

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 PayIndustryLocationAverage Salary
26. Ohio State (Fisher)$155,000$47,500$44,000MarketingMidwest$96,126
27. Rice (Jones)$150,000$60,000$200,000ConsultingSouthwest$101,229
28. USC (Marshall)$170,000$50,000$120,000NAWest$103,325
29. Maryland (Smith)$125,000$65,000$44,000ConsultingNortheast$86,479
30. Wisconsin$135,000$60,000$87,000ConsultingNortheast$95,066
31. Georgia Tech (Scheller)$135,000$35,000$22,000ConsultingSouth$97,512
32. Notre Dame (Mendoza)$200,000$57,500$95,000FinanceSouthwest$99,928
33. Penn State (Smeal)$125,000$115,000$28,000OperationsMid-Atlantic$96,349
34. Texas A&M (Mays)$115,000$40,000$20,000OperationsSouthwest$88,406
35. Iowa (Tippie)$140,000$50,000$80,000FinanceWest$85,534
36. Minnesota (Carlson)$135,000$50,000$96,000ConsultingMidwest$101,880
37. Rochester (Simon)$135,000$53,000$20,000ConsultingNortheast$82,674
38. Michigan State (Broad)$130,000$65,000$11,769MarketingWest$90,214
39. SMU (Cox)$200,000$50,000$50,000FinanceSouthwest$91,830
40. Boston University$147,250$35,000$60,000ConsultingOverseas$93,921
41. Purdue (Krannert)$125,000$45,000$95,000ConsultingMidwest$90,098
42. Arizona State (Carey)$128,000$25,000$20,000OperationsNortheast$95,470
43. Brigham Young (Marriott)$170,000$57,500$80,000OperationsSouthwest$96,874
44. Illinois-Urbana-Champagn$160,000$30,000$20,000NANA$87,025
45. Boston College$130,000$60,000$22,000ManagementNortheast$88,875
46. Wake Forest (Babcock)$125,000$25,000$42,500NANA$86,699
47. UC-Irvine (Merage)$140,000$25,000$25,000OperationsWest$84,857
48. Florida (Hough)$116,875$30,000$8,000ConsultingNortheast$78,586
49. Georgia (Terry)$125,000$35,000$9,000FinanceSouth$80,128
50. George Washington$130,000$35,000$70,000FinanceMid-Atlantic$83,356

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.