Employment Data for Full-Time MBA

32%

of Ross grads went into consulting

>67%

of our graduates accepted offers on the East Coast, West Coast, or Chicago

89%

of Ross grads are career switchers


MBA Graduate Acceptances

INDUSTRY % base salary MEDIAN BASE SALARY MEAN BASE SALARY RANGE SIGNING BONUS % MEDIAN
Consulting 32.0% $150,000 $142,983 $72,000-$170,000 96.2% $25,000
Consumer Packaged Goods 8.0% $108,000 $111,920 $98,000-$135,000 96.0% $30,000
Financial Services 15.1% $150,000 $137,170 $100,000-$180,000 96.0% $47,500
Healthcare 3.6% $120,000 $121,700 $114,000-$135,000 100.0% $25,000
Manufacturing 8.9% $120,000 $117,143 $58,000-$150,000 93.1% $22,000
Retail 4.4% $115,000 $115,667 $100,000-$135,000 80.0% $25,000
Technology 21.6% $122,650 $121,215 $80,000-$154,000 85.3% $35,000
Other 6.4% $120,000 $112,933 $50,000-$140,000 60.0% $25,000
Function % BASE SALARY Median BASE SALARY Mean BASE SALARY Range Signing Bonus
%
Median
Signing Bonus
Consulting 34.9% $148,000 $142,162 $72,000-$170,000 95.6% $25,000

General Consulting

5.3% $145,000 $146,031 $125,000-$165,000 93.8% $25,000

Internal Consulting

1.8% $135,000 $131,600 $120,000-$148,000 100.0% $25,000

Operations/Process Management

2.4% $150,000 $151,786 $145,000-$165,000 85.7% $27,500

Strategy Consulting

25.4% $148,000 $141,262 $72,000-$170,000 96.5% $25,000
Finance 17.5% $135,000 $134,675 $100,000-$180,000 91.2% $47,750

Asset Management

1.2% $142,500 $148,750 $130,000-$180,000 75.0% $30,000

Corporate Finance

4.7% $115,000 $115,767 $100,000-$130,000 80.0% $30,000

General Finance

1.5% $125,000 $122,000 $110,000-$130,000 100.0% $40,000
Investment Banking 8.6% $150,000 $146,034 $110,000-$150,000 96.6% $50,000
Private Equity/Venture Capital 1.5% $127,500 $125,000 $110,000-$135,000 100.0% $12,065
General Management 13.3% $120,000 $121,053 $80,000-$150,000 100.0% $25,000

Human Resources

1.8% $108,000 $110,167 $105,000-$120,000 100.0% $30,000

Marketing/Sales

17.8% $115,000 $116,046 $50,000-$154,000 88.7% $30,000
Brand/Product Management 11.8% $115,000 $115,494 $98,000-$140,000 91.4% $30,000
General Marketing 3.0% $120,000 $122,778 $114,000-$140,000 88.9% $25,000
Sales 3.0% $118,000 $111,459 $50,000-$154,000 77.8% $20,000
Operations/Supply Chain Management 7.7% $120,000 $119,200 $85,000-$142,000 80.0% $30,000
Strategic Planning 4.1% $112,504 $110,272 $58,000-$130,000 83.3% $22,500
Other 2.9% $115,000 $111,852 $85,000-$134,000 37.5% $14,402
Region % BASE SALARY Median BASE SALARY Mean BASE SALARY Range Signing Bonus % Median Signing Bonus
Mid-Atlantic 3.6% $152,000 $144,333 $114,000-$165,000 100.0% $25,000

Mid-Atlantic > Philadelphia Metro

0.6% - - - - -

Mid-Atlantic > Washington DC Metro

1.8% $155,000 $148,750 $120,000-$165,000 100.0% $25,000

Mid-Atlantic > Other

1.2% $135,000 $141,667 $125,000-$165,000 100.0% $30,000
Midwest 34.6% $140,000 $133,931 $85,000-$170,000 94.6% $25,000

Midwest > Chicago Metro

21.9% $145,000 $137,333 $95,000-$170,000 97.1% $25,000

Midwest > Detroit Metro

8.6% $128,000 $131,460 $85,000-$165,000 85.2% $25,000

Midwest > Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro

1.8% $120,000 $129,000 $108,000-$165,000 100.0% $25,000

Midwest > Other

2.4% $120,000 $116,625 $98,000-$130,000 100.0% $20,000
Northeast 18.0% $135,000 $133,842 $96,128-$180,000 83.3% $30,000

Northeast > Boston Metro

3.3% $135,000 $137,750 $110,000-$180,000 90.0% $30,000

Northeast > Tri-State Area (New York, New Jersey, & Connecticut)

14.5% $140,000 $133,123 $96,128-$165,000 81.6% $30,000

Northeast > Other

0.3% - - - - -
South 5.0% $122,500 $128,906 $100,000-$152,500 93.8% $25,000

South > Atlanta Metro

0.9%          

South > Miami Metro

0.6%          

South > Other

3.6% $115,000 $121,818 $100,000-$150,000 100.0% $25,000
Southwest 5.6% $116,500 $125,389 $105,000-$165,000 94.4% $25,000

Southwest > Dallas Metro

2.7% $132,500 $134,750 $111,000-$165,000 100.0% $25,000

Southwest > Denver Metro

1.2% $117,500 $120,000 $105,000-$140,000 100.0% $33,500

Southwest > Houston Metro

0.6% - - - - -

Southwest > Phoenix Metro

0.3% - - - - -

Southwest > Other

0.9% - - - - -
West 23.1% $125,000 $127,329 $92,000-$165,000 92.2% $30,000

West > Los Angeles Metro

1.2% $131,500 $130,000 $92,000-$165,500 100.0% $27,500

West > San Francisco Bay Area

8.9% $132,000 $131,000 $105,000-$165,000 90.0% $25,000

West > Seattle Metro

11.8% $125,000 $124,982 $108,000-$142,000 92.3% $50,000

West > Other

1.2% $120,000 $120,000 $120,000-$120,000 100.0% $22,500
World Regions 10.1% $100,818 $102,586 $50,000-$130,000 85.2% $25,000

Asia

7.7% $110,000 $107,056 $50,000-$130,000 84.2% $20,000

Mexico

0.9%          

South America

1.5% $90,000 $87,600 $72,000-$100,000 80.0% $45,000

MBA Intern Acceptances

INDUSTRY % base salary MEDIAN BASE SALARY MEAN BASE SALARY RANGE
Consulting 28.1% $148,800 $144,528 $64,560-$168,000
Consumer Packaged Goods 8.0% $82,025 $81,532 $40,800-$103,500
Education/Government/Non-Profit 2.7% $48,000 $43,200 $30,000-$56,400
Energy 1.5% $62,718 $69,906 $43,200-$120,000
Financial Services 12.2% $124,996 $120,662 $38,400-$150,000
Healthcare 7.0% $87,036 $84,068 $52,800-$120,000
Manufacturing 10.4% $94,080 $97,546 $58,992-$140,000
Retail 3.7% $69,312 $73,837 $61,440-$90,000
Technology 22.1% $90,000 $88,990 $18,000-$120,696
Transportation/Logistics Services 1.0% $74,492 $71,146 $38,400-$97,200
Other 3.3% $57,600 $61,240 $32,400-$96,000
Function % BASE SALARY Median BASE SALARY Mean BASE SALARY Range
Consulting 32.8% $144,648 $134,337 $30,000-$168,000

General Consulting

5.2% $132,000 $126,611 $32,400-$165,000

Internal Consulting

2.5% $92,076 $89,072 $32,400-$120,000

Operations/Process Management

1.5% $143,400 $132,369 $88,615-$150,000

Strategy Consulting

23.6% $148,398 $141,300 $30,000-$168,000
Finance 12.4% $124,996 $116,893 $38,400-$150,000

Corporate Finance

2.5% $93,312 $90,491 $58,992-$111,312

General Finance

2.2% $111,900 $11,052 $78,000-$150,000

Investment Banking

6.2% $150,000 $142,074 $114,948-$150,000

Private Equity/Venture Capital

1.5% $60,480 $59,360 $38,400-$72,000
General Management 8.0% $102,000 $98,543 $18,000-$132,000
Human Resources 2.2% $88,152 $89,039 $67,200-$111,600
Marketing/Sales 29.6% $86,400 $84,783 $18,000-$120,696

Brand/Product Management

18.2% $86,400 $87,450 $36,000-$120,696

General Marketing

8.7% $86,400 $79,485 $18,000-$113,500

Research/Consumer Insights

2.7% $88,104 $83,861 $57,600-$105,600

Sales

1.0% $99,600 $84,138 $22,152-$115,200
Operations/Supply Chain Management 6.5% $84,000 $84,604 $64,800-$110,496
Strategic Planning 6.2% $87,504 $81,593 $38,400-$140,000
Other 2.3% $57,600 $58,000 $36,000-$91,200
         
Region % BASE SALARY Median BASE SALARY Mean BASE SALARY Range
Mid-Atlantic 3.7% $94,836 $107,896 $57,600-$165,000

Philadelphia Metro

0.5% - - -

Washington DC Metro

2.2% $129,120 $118,989 $57,600-$165,000

Other

1.0% $81,120 $85,040 $72,000-$102,000
Midwest 34.6% $120,000 $117,175 $31,200-$165,000

Chicago Metro

20.6% $144,000 $130,489 $57,600-$165,000

Detroit Metro

6.2% $91,200 $100,185 $31,200-$165,000

Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro

4.2% $87,600 $96,550 $74,000-$162,000

Other

3.5% $91,392 $91,989 $52,800-$114,000
Northeast 17.7% $105,600 $103,306 $30,000-$168,000

Boston Metro

2.5% $89,908 $99,042 $43,200-$165,000

Tri-State Area (New York, New Jersey, & Connecticut)

14.9% $111,312 $107,549 $30,000-$168,000

Other

0.2% - - -
South 3.2% $114,000 $110,012 $54,000-$164,400

Atlanta Metro

1.2% $129,120 $119,232 $73,440-$164,400

Other

2.0% $114,000 $110,914 $54,000-$150,000
Southwest 8.7% $84,000 $94,886 $52,800-$168,000

Dallas Metro

1.7% $95,538 $104,450 $61,440-$168,000

Denver Metro

3.0% $105,600 $106,029 $52,800-$162,000

Phoenix Metro

0.5% - - -

Other

3.5% $76,800 $81,180 $67,200-$129,120
West 25.6% $96,000 $96,502 $36,000-$168,000

Los Angeles Metro

3.0% $76,800 $85,844 $57,600-$129,120

San Francisco Bay Area

10.2% $92,400 $89,441 $36,000-$168,000

Seattle Metro

10.0% $103,800 $105,602 $38,400-$165,000

Other

2.5% $69,312 $65,851 $37,200-$71,040
International 6.5% $84,000 $78,651 $18,000-$147,600
Africa 0.2%      

Asia

4.2% $114,474 $90,100 $18,000-$144,648
Canada 0.2%      

Europe

1.0% $88,200 $100,500 $78,000-$147,600

South America

0.7% - - -
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