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BBA Graduate Acceptances

INDUSTRY % base salary MEDIAN base salary MEAN base salary RANGE SIGNING
BONUS
%
MEDIAN
Consulting 18.2% $75,000 $72,813 $45,000-$90,000 79.7% $5,000
Consumer Packaged Goods 6.7% $65,000 $64,220 $55,000-$72,000 64.0% $5,000
Education/Government/Non-Profit 1.5% $41,500 $44,500 $30,000-$65,000 - -
Financial Services 40.9% $85,000 $80,012 $36,400-$120,000 73.2% $10,000
Healthcare 3.0% $58,000 $59,611 $55,000-$65,000 44.4% $3,750
Manufacturing 3.5% $65,000 $65,777 $57,500-$72,300 53.9% $10,000
Media / Entertainment / Sports 3.7% $47,500 $47,357 $30,000-$63,000 42.9% $5,000
Public Accounting 3.2% $64,500 $65,455 $57,000-$78,000 63.6% $5,000
Real Estate 2.2% $65,000 $65,000 $55,000-$75,000 50.0% $7,500
Retail 2.2% $57,000 $59,500 $50,000-$86,000 87.5% $3,000
Technology 13.7% $67,500 $70,098 $38,000-$120,000 66.7% $10,000
Other 1.0% $60,000 $64,333 $58,000-$75,000 25.0% $5,000
Function % base salary Median base salary Mean Base Salary Range Signing Bonus
%
Median
Signing Bonus
Accounting 3.0% $64,750 $65,000 $57,000-$70,000 60.0% $5,000
Consulting 20.2% $75,000 $73,759 $50,000-$90,000 85.5% $5,000

Internal Consulting

1.7% $70,000 $71,200 $60,000-$86,000 80.0% $7,500

IT/Systems Consulting

2.0% $72,000 $70,627 $61,888-$78,000 85.7% $6,000

Operations/Process Management

2.2% $75,000 $71,857 $63,500-$77,500 85.7% $5,750

Strategy Consulting

14.2% $76,250 $74,720 $50,000-$90,000 86.0% $5,000
Finance 44.9% $85,000 $77,844 $36,400-$104,800 69.6% $10,000

Asset Management

2.0% $59,000 $59,080 $36,400-$80,000 60.0% $5,000

Corporate Finance

7.2% $68,000 $67,940 $38,000-$85,000 65.4% $5,000

General Finance

8.2% $70,000 $72,514 $50,000-$85,000 47.8% $10,000

Investment Banking

21.4% $85,000 $84,452 $55,000-$104,800 82.1% $10,000

Private Equity/Venture Capital

2.0% $82,500 $81,667 $70,000-$90,000 66.7% $10,000

Sales & Trading

4.0% $85,000 $78,591 $36,500-$88,000 54.6% $10,000
General Management 2.2% $44,000 $45,750 $30,000-$65,000 75.0% $1,000
Human Resources 1.0% $65,000 $63,333 $55,000-$70,000 100.0% $5,000
IT 2.0% $85,000 $85,833 $55,000-$120,000 66.7% $10,000
Marketing/Sales 21.2% $64,000 $63,974 $35,000-$110,000 57.4% $5,000

Advertising/Public Relations

1.5% $53,000 $58,500 $47,500-$75,000 - -

Brand/Product Management

8.0% $65,000 $69,500 $50,000-$110,000 62.1% $6,750

Buying/Merchandising

1.7% $54,000 $51,667 $35,000-$60,000 83.3% $3,000

General Marketing

4.0% $62,500 $61,685 $40,000-$70,000 50.0% $6,250

Sales

6.0% $61,250 $61,612 $45,000-$83,500 55.6% $5,000
Operations/Supply Chain Management 2.7% $62,000 $68,100 $55,000-$120,000 36.4% $12,500
Strategic Planning 1.7% $60,000 $60,333 $55,000-$65,000 66.7% $7,500
Other 1.0% $45,000 $50,000 $30,000-$75,000 33.3% $10,000
Region % BASE SALARY Median BASE SALARY Mean BASE SALARY Range Signing Bonus % Median Signing Bonus
Mid-Atlantic 2.2% $68,500 $65,438 $30,000-$80,000 62.5% $5,000

Philadelphia Metro

0.5% - - - - -

Washington DC Metro

1.5% $68,500 $63,667 $30,000-$80,000 50.0% $5,000

Other

0.2% - - - - -
Midwest 38.2% $67,000 $68,366 $38,000-$90,000 64.5% $5,000

Chicago Metro

23.9% $72,000 $71,028 $47,500-$90,000 70.1% $5,000

Detroit Metro

9.2% $65,000 $65,800 $38,000-$85,000 55.6% $5,000

Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro

0.5% - - - - -

Other

4.5% $60,000 $59,833 $38,000-$75,000 53.3% $4,000
Northeast 42.1% $84,000 $75,579 $30,000-$95,000 79.4% $10,000

Boston Metro

2.0% $65,000 $66,100 $58,000-$82,500 100.0% $5,000

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

40.1% $85,000 $75,955 $30,000-$95,000 78.6% $10,000
South 1.2% $45,500 $53,778 $45,000-$70,833 - -
Southwest 3.0% $65,000 $64,545 $50,000-$90,000 72.7% $5,000

Dallas Metro

1.0% $62,500 $60,000 $50,000-$65,000 50.0% $3,500

Denver Metro

1.0% $60,000 $65,000 $55,000-$85,000 75.0% $5,000

Phoenix Metro

0.2% - - - - -

Other

0.7% - - - - -
West 12.5% $79,000 $76,942 $45,000-$120,000 55.8% $10,000

Los Angeles Metro

2.7% $80,000 $74,286 $50,000-$85,000 85.7% $10,000

San Francisco Bay Area

6.7% $75,000 $78,542 $45,000-$120,000 50.0% $7,500

Seattle Metro

2.7% $79,000 $76,045 $55,000-$89,500 45.5% $16,000

Other

0.2% - - - - -
International 0.7% - - - - -

Asia

0.5% - - - - -

South America

0.2% - - - - -

BBA Intern Acceptances

INDUSTRY % base salary MEDIAN base salary MEAN base salary RANGE
Consulting 11.9% $69,600 $69,102 $28,800-$96,000
Consumer Packaged Goods 6.0% $42,000 $42,666 $12,115-$90,000
Education/Government/Non-Profit 2.6% $21,600 $20,820 $11,520-$32,640
Financial Services 44.3% $79,992 $73,689 $20,400-$120,000
Healthcare 2.4% $37,500 $37,830 $24,000-$57,600
Manufacturing 6.0% $42,600 $42,810 $19,200-$84,000
Media / Entertainment / Sports 5.6% $30,600 $34,120 $12,000-$72,000
Public Accounting 7.0% $48,600 $49,032 $13,152-$60,000
Real Estate 3.4% $26,040 $32,063 $7,200-$80,000
Retail 2.0% $34,560 $35,777 $18,720-$54,000
Technology 7.4% $49,800 $55,781 $6,000-$96,000
Other 1.2% $44,580 $44,364 $32,640-$54,396
Function % base salary Median base salary Mean Base Salary Range
Accounting 6.8% $48,000 $48,177 $13,152-$60,000

Advisory

1.0% $52,800 $46,550 $13,152-$60,000

Audit

4.4% $48,000 $48,970 $32,640-$59,004

Tax

1.4% $48,000 $47,074 $42,000-$51,600
Consulting 12.7% $66,600 $65,059 $12,000-$96,000

General Consulting

2.0% $54,000 $48,996 $28,800-$61,920

IT/Systems Consulting

1.2% $48,000 $60,240 $46,080-$84,240

Strategy Consulting

9.5% $76,800 $68,981 $12,000-$96,000
Finance 49.1% $78,000 $69,509 $20,400-$120,000

Corporate Finance

10.5% $48,000 $51,877 $28,800-$96,000

General Finance

9.9% $72,000 $65,412 $24,000-$96,000

Investment Banking

18.9% $84,996 $81,762 $20,400-$120,000

Private Equity/Venture Capital

3.6% $77,496 $63,849 $24,000-$108,000

Sales & Trading

6.2% $84,000 $74,553 $21,600-$96,000
General Management 1.6% $54,498 $48,519 $19,200-$65,880
IT 1.4% $91,350 $76,550 $36,000-$93,600
Marketing/Sales 18.1% $38,400 $40,024 $11,520-$87,000

Brand/Product Management

7.0% $39,120 $43,267 $12,115-$87,000

General Marketing

5.8% $38,400 $38,112 $11,520-$72,000

Research/Consumer Insights

2.0% $32,520 $33,076 $12,000-$51,000

Sales

3.2% $39,960 $40,989 $21,120-$66,000
Operations/Supply Chain Management 2.0% $44,314 $47,697 $30,000-$84,000
Strategic Planning 1.6% $43,440 $49,809 $12,000-$90,000
Other 6.6% $36,000 $42,468 $6,000-$96,000
Region % base salary Median base salry Mean Base Salary Range
Mid-Atlantic 2.6% $54,000 $55,958 $12,000-$90,000

Philadelphia Metro

0.6% - - -

Washington DC Metro

1.8% $70,800 $61,384 $12,000-$90,000

Other

0.2% - - -
Midwest 35.4% $48,000 $49,616 $11,520-$96,000

Chicago Metro

16.1% $57,996 $58,612 $12,115-$96,000

Detroit Metro

14.7% $44,100 $43,264 $11,520-$86,400

Other

4.6% $36,480 $37,664 $15,360-$57,600
Northeast 46.1% $78,000 $67,795 $7,200-$120,000

Boston Metro

1.4% $38,400 $49,869 $32,640-$108,000

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

44.5% $78,459 $68,749 $7,200-$120,000

Other

0.2% - - -
South 1.0% $49,200 $50,940 $33,360-$72,000
Southwest 2.0% $48,000 $45,207 $19,200-$67,200

Dallas Metro

1.4% $48,000 $49,406 $32,640-$67,200

Other

0.6% - - -
West 10.7% $69,996 $62,995 $24,000-$93,600

Los Angeles Metro

2.8% $38,400 $44,564 $24,000-$84,996

San Francisco Bay Area

4.2% $77,400 $68,260 $30,960-$90,000

Seattle Metro

3.2% $72,000 $71,133 $44,294-$93,600

Other

0.4% - - -
International 2.2% $44,400 $46,700 $6,000-$96,000
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